I’ve been trying to avoid going to art galleries lately. That’s also why I didn’t bother to check out the recently concluded Art Fair in Makati. I also did not make usyoso the Salcedo Auctions.
I don’t want to fall in love with a painting because I pledged to myself that I am not going to buy any art for the next two years. I don’t know if I will change my mind.
I made the mistake of going to the art galleries on the top floor of Shangri-la Mall. Nagawi lang ako actually, hindi ko sinadya.
A tiny HR Ocampo is priced at P1.5M. A few years ago a friend of mine sold her HR Ocampo kasi she was raising funds for her daughter’s college tuition fee. I don’t remember exactly how much she sold it for. She told me a few weeks ago she got 790k yata or 795k. Swerte yung bumili. It’s now at least 5M worth.
There was a giant wooden chair by Agi Pagkatipunan displayed at the gallery.
It’s beautiful, unique, comfortable to sit on but I have no place to put it and I have no budget for it. The sales staff was texting me several times a day trying to convince me to buy it. Sabi nya na-feature na daw ni Karen Davila sa tv itong artist. Gusto ko naman talaga yung silya pero natyempo nagpa-practice ako ngayon ng birth control aka shopping control. He offered to bring the giant and heavy chair to my house so they could help me find a spot for it. He also offered installment. Nice offers but I sad no. Our house is full of stuff, talagang no more space. And hindi bagay sa motif ko. If I put it naman in our retirement cottage house, eh hindi pa gawa. Ayaw ko din magka-utang. Marami na akong utang ayokong madagdagan.