April 13, 2011
Backpacking with a Book

Meeting Kublai’s at Ponce Suites

Kublai’s sculptures feature the current tendencies and involvements evolving in the receptive imagination of the elfin sculptor. Looking at some of them, one is apt to wonder whether these are not spirits of all the huge ancient fallen trees that have disappeared into the rivers of commerce, recaptured and come to life again in a different form, to oversee the natural landscape and remind us of the lost presences that had wandered through the dead rivers and forests: the diwatas, the babaylans, the ninunos, the spirits of land, sea and air that have been banished by a new wave of […]