Clear Impressions: The Extraordinary Breakthrough of Optical Glass by Ramon Orlina

Rediscover the scenic Museo Orlina in Tagaytay as it presents artworks of glass by Ramon Orlina, the internationally acclaimed glass sculptor and architect. Ramon Orlina’s abstract sculptures are composed of series of angles through creating sharp edges or sleek bends that denote movement and fluid lines. His masterpieces place him in international appraisals of the art, among the gurus Dale Chihuly of the United States and Bertil Vallien of Sweden.

We participated in an engaging media tour recently, and organized by Toots Tolentino. Sir Ramon Orlina himself toured us. We are then treated to a sumptuous lunch overlooking Taal as we become very curious about his works, visual arts and the museum’s unique setting after.Museo Orlina Tour by VJP (3)

“Actually it’s my 40th year anniversary as an artist. I graduated at UST College of Architecture but in 1975 I had my first one man show. I’m happy to tell you about the continuity of my artistry,” speaks Ramon Orlina from his humble habitat, Museo Orlina.

It opens its doors to the public to witness not only his superb workmanship and scintillating glass artistry but also some of the dynamic contemporary Philippine art, proofs of Filipino artists’ genius, monumental outdoor and indoor.

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