'Of Art and Wine: Crossroads' exhibit features works of six acclaimed abstractionists

The new exhibit at Conrad Manila explores the vast spectrum of abstract art


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Conrad Manila unveils the 24th edition of its highly-acclaimed "Of Art and Wine" exhibit.

Titled "Crossroads," the much-anticipated exhibit launch showcases the works of six abstractionists, namely: Fitz Herrera, Binong Javier, Marlon Magbanua, Coeli Manese, Bea Policarpio, and Resty Tica.
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In celebration of the hotel's seventh anniversary celebration, "Crossroads" boasts a collection of artworks from six celebrated abstract painters each with unique approach and style. The exhibit features 23 works that invite guests and patrons to explore and appreciate the vast spectrum of artistic expression.

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"As we celebrate our 7th anniversary this month, we aim to elevate overall guest experience not only through our brand of hospitality with a touch of luxury and sought-after culinary delights, but also through several meaningful activities, that are true to our core," says Fabio Berto, the hotel's general manager during the opening ceremony.

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He added, "Staying committed to paying tribute to the geniuses and finest in contemporary Philippine art, we are honored to showcase the works of talented artists who have poured their hearts and souls into producing a collection that is as mesmerizing while opening doors to a multitude of interpretations."

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Joining the six featured abstract artists (behind) in the official launch "Of Art and Wine: Crossroads" are Peggy Angeles, Executive Vice President, SMHCC; Bea Policarpio, one of the six featured artists; Cid Reyes, a celebrated Filipino artist and art critic; Elizabeth Sy, President, SM Hotels and Conventions Corporation (SMHCC);  and Fabio Berto, General Manager of Conrad Manila.

Javier, one of the artists shared during the ceremony, "We want to take art enthusiasts to an artistic journey that is unrestrained by objective interpretations. We want to feed their creative minds with the finest in contemporary arts. We also hope that through this, more people will embrace and appreciate abstract form."

352096643_6162740923821054_6735976139815299777_n.jpg *"Of Art and Wine: Crossroads" will be on exhibit at Conrad Manila's Gallery C from June 6 to Aug. 12, 2023.*