April 28, 2019

Catch the Gold in Our Veins Exhibit at the Ayala Museum until May 26!

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  • Inspired by the ancient histories of the East Indies, Indochina, and the Philippines – Gold in Our Veins is a changing exhibit of the museum that reimagines antiquity in a series of portraits by Mark Lewis Lim Higgins. The exhibit opened last February 22, 2019, but you can still catch it until May 26, 2019, at the Ayala Museum, Makati City.

    Apart from the works of Mark Lewis Lim Higgins, the exhibit also features objects from the Ayala Museum’s collection that Higgins handpicked himself in order to expand the narrative of the exhibition. In this manner, the museum’s objects will be exhibited for the first time beyond their cultural and historical significance.

    A bit of a deep dive into some of the portraits in our #GoldInOurVeins exhibit:Not originally meant to be a pair,…

    Ayala Museumさんの投稿 2019年4月12日金曜日

    This is Mark Higgins’ second solo exhibition in the country. His contemporary paintings feature aristocratic men and women, ancient sea routes, scripts, and sacred idols among others. Collectively, his works commemorate Southeast Asia’s complex heritage and shared culture from the Philippine perspective. Included in this exhibit is a selection of indigenous textiles, Philippine archaeological gold, and ceramics from the Ayala Museum collection.

    Gold In Our Veins: Mark Lewis Lim Higgins

    Ayala Museum in partnership with the BPI Foundation and Mercedes Zobel presentsGOLD IN OUR VEINSMark Lewis Lim HigginsGold in Our Veins tells the story of a re-imagined antiquity through a series of portraits inspired by the ancient histories of Indochina, the East Indies, and the Philippine Archipelago.Together with these works of art are objects from the Ayala Museum’s collection handpicked by Higgins himself to expand the exhibition’s narrative.This exhibit celebrates the complex heritage and shared culture of Southeast Asia from the Philippine perspective. Elevated with a selection of Philippine archaeological gold, indigenous textiles, and Chinese and Southeast Asian tradeware ceramics from the Ayala Museum collection, all showcased in an installation created by acclaimed scenographer, Gino Gonzales.Gold in Our Veins will be on show from 21 February to 26 May 2019 at the ground floor gallery of the Ayala Museum.

    Ayala Museumさんの投稿 2019年4月9日火曜日

    Gold in Our Veins illustrates the imagined anthropologies of Higgin’s and establishes how museum objects carry carries dimensions beyond their cultural and historical significance.

    Gold in Our Veins is an exhibit that you surely don’t want to miss! What are you waiting for? Catch this enchanting exhibit at the Ayala Museum until May 26, 2019!

    For more information, you may visit the Ayala Museum’s Official Website. You may also visit their Official Facebook page. You can also contact them at 02-812-1191.

    Details

    What: Gold in Our Veins by Mark Higgins
    Where: 1/F Ayala Museum, Makati Ave. cor. Dela Rosa Str., Greenbelt Park, Ayala Center, Makati City
    When: February 22, 2019 – May 26, 2019
    Ticket Information:

    • All Changing Exhibits – Php 200
    • Senior Citizens & PWDs – Php 140
    • One Changing Exhibit – Php 150
    • Senior Citizens & PWDs – Php 100

    * For their Full Access Admissions, other rates, and admission guidelines, you may refer to their website.

    Website: www.ayalamuseum.org

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