November 30, 2023

The Drawing Room in Makati: A Contemporary Philippine Art Haven

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  • The Drawing Room is a gallery that started out as a specialist venue dedicated to revitalizing works on paper. Over the years, it has evolved into a versatile space embracing various artistic formats which anchored in distinct sensibilities that navigate the complex landscape of contemporary Philippine art. Central to The Drawing Room’s philosophy is its commitment to fostering meaningful relationships between the gallery and the artists, exemplified through a critical program designed to expose and support interdisciplinary artistic endeavors.

    IMAGE from Philippine Primer

    The gallery serves as a platform for both local and international artists whose practices mirror the constant changes in the medium that capture the realities in our society. In a recent showcase, The Drawing Room unveiled Systems, Structures, Scales from August 17 – September 16, 2023 that offered a captivating exploration of innovative artistic expressions.

    Aside from exhibitions, The Drawing Room actively engages in supporting the artistic processes of its talents, exemplified by artists such as Alvin Gregorio, Gerard Tan, Kat Medina, Nobuhiko Terasawa, and Yugo Isaji. They contribute to the gallery’s dedication to presenting thought-provoking and innovative works that resonate with the ever-evolving contemporary art landscape.

    IMAGE from Philippine Primer

    In addition to its monthly exhibitions in Manila, The Drawing Room extends its global reach by circulating its artists’ works through off-site shows in prominent art spaces in Hong Kong, Singapore, Taipei, Jakarta, New York, and Paris. The gallery solidifies its presence on the international stage by participating in art fairs both locally and abroad, exemplified by recent appearances at Tokyo Gendai 2023, Art Singapore 2023, and S.E.A. Focus 2023.

    IMAGE from Philippine Primer

    General Information

  • G/F, Building C, Karrivin Plaza, 2316 Chino Roces Avenue Extension, Magallanes, Makati
  • (02) 8801 4398
  • 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Tue - Sat)
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