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SAN FRANCISCO

Michael Arcega

HEATHER MARX GALLERY

by Carina Cha

MICHAEL ARCEGA, Detail of Conquistadorkes,• 2005.• Manila folders, glue, and acrylic hardware.• Each 72 x 18 x 24 inches.•
Photo by Steve Zavattero.

In the Philippines, humor and religion dominate the social consciousness, so it's no wonder that Michael Arcega, who was born in Manila and is now based in San Francisco, combines a deliciously ironic blend of the two in his work. Arcega's first solo show at Heather Marx, titled "Getting Mid-Evil,” was met with great anticipation after the success…

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