The chairman of Top Frontier Investment Holdings shocked the crowd of art spectators at the León Gallery when he personally showed up last Saturday, September 10, to bid for one specific painting on the block.
In the usually opaque world of art, identities are shielded behind numbers on paddles and the anonymity of phone and online bidding. Last Saturday, at the León Gallery Magnificent September Auction, the unexpected happened. One of the country’s wealthiest men, Iñigo Zobel made a dramatic appearance on the auction floor to bid for a personal treasure.
The merging of traditional art and non-fungible token (NFT) art has undoubtedly unlocked new possibilities for artists and collectors today. However, with NFT technology being relatively new especially in the Philippines, many are still wondering what this is and are trying to understand the technology. Such a scenario may be preventing the full realization of its potential to revolutionize art.
What an exciting time for the Metropolitan Museum of Manila (MET)! After 45 years, the MET will be moving to a brand new 3,000 square meter space in BGC, Taguig. For this new chapter, León Gallery will be auctioning off important artworks to help fund MET’s new home. These pieces will be part of León […]
What a jaw-dropping gallery!
As early as now, the art gallery is starting its promotions for the much-awaited auction that will happen on September 19.