Patrick D. Flores

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Patrick D. Flores


Patrick D. Flores is a Professor of Art History and Criticism at the Department of Art Studies, University of the Philippines, Quezon City, where he is also the curator of the Jorge B. Vargas Museum.


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Patrick D.

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University of the Philippines

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Professor of Art History and Criticism at the Department of Art Studies, University of the Philippines

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Patrick D. Flores is Professor of Art Studies at the Department of Art Studies at the University of the Philippines. Flores is also Curator of the Vargas Museum in Manila, and Adjunct Curator at the National Gallery Singapore. A recognised scholar in the fields of Philippine and Asian art, he has organised several national and international platforms, including the Gwangju Biennale (Position Papers) in 2008, Luz: Traces of Depiction at the National Museum of the Philippines (2006), and Under Construction: New Dimensions of Asian Art at the Japan Foundation Asia Center (2000–2003). Among his publications are Painting History: Revisions in Philippine Colonial Art (1999); Remarkable Collection: Art, History, and the National Museum (2006); and Past Peripheral: Curation in Southeast Asia (2008). He co-edited the Southeast Asian issue with Joan Kee for Third Text (2011). Flores was a grantee of the Asian Cultural Council (2010); a member of the Advisory Board of the exhibition The Global Contemporary: Art Worlds After 1989 (2011), organised by the Center for Art and Media in Karlsruhe; and a member of the Guggenheim Museum’s Asian Art Council (2011).

Flores is the Curator of the Taiwan Pavilion at the Venice Biennale in 2022.

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“Patrick D. Flores,” NTU CCA Singapore Digital Archive, accessed December 3, 2022,