ROBERTO CHABET RODRIGUEZ b. 29 March 1937 Sampaloc_ Manila by sdfwerte

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									ROBERTO CHABET RODRIGUEZ

b. 29 March 1937
Sampaloc, Manila, Philippines



1961            BS Architecture
                University of Santo Tomas

                First solo exhibition
                The Luz Gallery

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1964 -- 1970    Instructor
                Architectural Design, Theory and History
                University of Santo Tomas

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1967 -- 1968    JD Rockefeller III Fund Grant

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1967 -- 1970    Museum Director
                The Cultural Center of the Philippines

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1971 -- 2002    Professor
                University of the Philippines
                College of Fine Arts

1972            Republic Cultural Heritage Award

                Araw ng Maynila Award for the Visual Arts

1998            CCP Centennial Award of Honors for the Arts


SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2009            10,000 Paintings I Must Paint Before I Die
                Magnet Gallery, Katipunan

                Alarm and Chaos
                West Gallery, Quezon City

                Waiting in line to see the Trinity Site
                Paseo Gallery, SM Megamall

2008            Roberto Chabet: 1964 Drawings
                West Gallery, SM Megamall

2007            Two Untitled Paintings
                Finale Art Gallery & West Gallery, SM Megamall

2006            Dutch Paintings
                Finale Art Gallery & West Gallery, SM Megamall

                Selected Drawings
                Galleria Duemila

2005            Intermediate Geography
                Finale Art Gallery & West Gallery, SM Megamall

                Untitled 2005 (Notes on Johannes Vermeer)
                Magnet Gallery, Paseo
2004   Sleepwalk
       Finale Art Gallery & West Gallery, SM Megamall

2003   Two Paintings: Bungled, Symptomatic and Chance Actions
       Finale Art Gallery & West Gallery, SM Megamall

2002   Observatory
       Finale Art Gallery & West Gallery, SM Megamall

2001   Guide to the Night and Noonday Skies
       Finale Art Gallery & West Gallery, SM Megamall

2000   Notes on Caspar David Friedrich
       Finale Art Gallery, SM Megamall

1999   The Four Directions / Dreams: 100 Years
       Finale Art Gallery & West Gallery, SM Megamall

       300 Drawings
       Big Sky Mind, New Manila

1997   The Psychopathology of Everyday Life
       Finale Art Gallery & West Gallery, SM Megamall

       Roberto Chabet: 2 of 4
       Finale Art Gallery, SM Megamall

1995   Other Dutch Paintings / Still Other Dutch Paintings
       Finale Art Gallery & West Gallery, SM Megamall

       The Interpretation of Dreams
       West Gallery, Quezon City

1993   Other Planets
       West Gallery, Quezon City

1992   The China Collages: 1980 - 1990
       The Cultural Center of the Philippines
       Main Gallery

       Pictures in Ordinary Times
       Finale Art File, Sunvar

1990   He Couldn‘t Draw Hands
       The Brix Gallery

       Dutch and Other Paintings
       West Gallery, Quezon City

1989   Cargo and Decoy
       Pinaglabanan Gallery

1986   House Painting
       Finale Art File, Sunvar

1984   Russian Paintings
       The Luz Gallery

1982   The Apple Painting Lesson and Other Works
       The Luz Gallery
1981         The China Collages and Other Works
             Alegria Gallery

1980         The Making of King Kong
             The Cultural Center of the Philippines
             Main Gallery

1978         Drawings by Chabet
             The Cultural Center of the Philippines
             Small Gallery

1974         Bakawan
             The Cultural Center of the Philippines
             Small Gallery

1972         An Environmental Work by R. Chabet
             The Cultural Center of the Philippines
             Main Gallery

1970         Solo exhibition at the Luz Gallery
             The Luz Gallery



SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2009         9 x 12
             West Gallery, SM Megamall

2008         Roberto Chabet and Nilo Ilarde: Works from the 80s
             West Gallery, Quezon City

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             Abstract Art -- The Meaning Behind the Surface
             De La Salle University Museum

2007         I Have Nothing to Paint and I'm Painting It
             Inaugural exhibition of Mo_, Bonifacio High Street

             Shoot Me: Photographs Now
             Mo_, Bonifacio High Street

2006         Long Goodbye
             Mag:net Gallery, Katipunan

             Common and Uncommon Goods
             Future Prospects, Cubao

             The Blank Show
             West Gallery, Quezon City

             Magnet Gallery Katipunan Inaugural Show
             Mag:net Café, Katipunan

             Fusion: Artists' Concepts and Style
             De La Salle University Museum

             Filipiniana
             Centro Cultural Conde Duque, Madrid, Spain

2005         Picturing Painting
       Jorge B. Vargas Museum

       New Paintings and Other Stuff
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       Mag:net Gallery, ABS -- CBN

       Other Matters
       Future Prospects, Cubao

       Object Tossed From One Country to Another
       Theo Gallery, Makati City

2004   Moving Art
       De La Salle University Museum

2003   Untitled
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       Mag:net Gallery, ABS -- CBN

       Cut/New Collage
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       Mag:net Gallery, ABS -- CBN

2002   Bobo Strikes Back: Sell-out Ver.2.0
       Big Sky Mind, New Manila

       Whitewash
       Ateneo Art Gallery

       The Lighting Show
       Big Sky Mind

2001   9 Objects: A Tribute to Marcel Duchamp
       Big Sky Mind, New Manila
       Alliance Francaise De Manille

       Space Meeting Place
       Ayala Museum

2000   Collage
       West Gallery, Glorietta Art Space

       Gray Matter
       West Gallery, Quezon City

1999   Peripheral Vision
       Ayala Museum

       Lighting and other Incidents
       Big Sky Mind, New Manila

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       Two -- man show with Gerardo Tan
       Soumak

1998   Ginto: 50 Years of the AAP
       Presented by the AAP
       Metropolitan Museum of Manila

1997   Drawings
       Presented by Finale Art Gallery
       The Art Center, SM Megamall

       Perishable Goods
       West Gallery, Quezon City
              The miter box, the plumbing trap, God and other matters
              West Gallery, Quezon City

1996          Artists and Mentors
              Pasilyo Guillermo Tolentino
              The Cultural Center of the Philippines

              Gifts of the Magi
              Galeria Duemila, SM Megamall

              Collage
              Presented by Finale Art File
              The Art Center, SM Megamall

              The CCP at the Met
              Metropolitan Museum of Manila

              Regarding Place, No Place
              Presented by Finale Art File
              The Art Center, SM Megamall

1995          Unglued
              West Gallery, Quezon City

1994          Snake Charmer
              West Gallery, Quezon City

1993          Finale Anniversary Show
              Finale Art File, Sunvar Plaza

1992          1992 Invitational Art Exhibit
              Malacanang Palace, Manila

1991          7 Years of Philippine Art
              Finale Art File, Sunvar Plaza

1989                                                      -
              Sikat: Two Decades of Philippine Art (1969 -- 1989)
              The Cultural Center of the Philippines
              Main Gallery

1984 - 1985   One Hundred Years of Philippine Painting
              National Museum of the Philippines
              Pacific Asia Museum, California, USA

1984          Pinaglabanan Gallery Preview
              The Pinaglabanan Galleries

1979          Recent Achievements in Print Making
              The Cultural Center of the Philippines
              Small Gallery

              The CCP Officials: Their Art
              The Cultural Center of the Philippines
              Small Gallery

              Wordworks
              Cultural Center of the Philippines
              Small Gallery

1978          Philippine Abstract Art
       The Cultural Center of the Philippines
       Main Gallery

       Gridworks
       The Cultural Center of the Philippines
       Small Gallery

       The Third CCP Annual for the Visual Arts
       The Cultural Center of the Philippines
       Main Gallery

1977   Roots, Basics, Beginnings
       The Cultural Center of the Philippines
       Small Gallery

       Pencil and Paper
       The Cultural Center of the Philippines
       Small Gallery

1976   First CCP Annual of Recent Philippine Paintings and Sculpture
       The Cultural Center of the Philippines
       Main Gallery

       Portfolio
       The Cultural Center of the Philippines
       Main Gallery

       Collage
       The Cultural Center of the Philippines
       Small Gallery

1975                        -
       Art in the CCP 1970 -- 1975
       The Cultural Center of the Philippines
       Main Gallery

       Shop 6 Exhibition
       The Cultural Center of the Philippines
       Main Gallery

1974   Shop 6
       Sining Kamalig

       Shop 6
       Lahi, Cubao

1973   Exhibition of Objects
       The Cultural Center of the Philippines
       Small Gallery

       From The First Lady’s Collection
       The Cultural Center of the Philippines
       Main Gallery

1972   Summer Exhibit
       The Cultural Center of the Philippines
       Main Gallery

       White
       The Cultural Center of the Philippines
       Small Gallery
1971         Black
             The Cultural Center of the Philippines
             Small Gallery

             Summer Exhibition
             The Cultural Center of the Philippines
             Main Gallery

1970         Sculptures
             The Cultural Center of the Philippines
             Main Gallery

             Illumination
             The Cultural Center of the Philippines
             Main Gallery



SELECTED CURATED EXHIBITIONS

2009         Mawen Ong: The Light at the End of the Tunnel has been Switched Off
             Green Papaya Art Projects, Kamuning

             Al Cruz: From Propositions to Propositions
             West Gallery, Quezon City

2008         Al Cruz: Picture, Painting, Theater, Movie, Window
             West Gallery, Quezon City

             Poklong Anading: Fallen Map
             Magnet Gallery, Katipunan

             Ringo Bunoan: Little Deaths
             MO_, Bonifacio High Street

             Geraldine Javier: Living Images, Leaden Lives
             The Art Center, SM Megamall

             Bembol Dela Cruz: Indelible
             Finale Art Gallery, SM Megamall

             Soler: Stratus
             Finale Art Gallery, SM Megamall

             Daphne Aguilar: Pink Noise
             Finale Art Gallery, SM Megamall

2007         Bea Camacho: Conversion Factors
             Magnet Gallery, Katipunan, QC

             Jayson Oliveria: All Clues No Solutions
             Mo_, Bonifacio High Street

             Kaloy Olavides: X and M
             Green Papaya Art Projects, UP Village

             Bembol Dela Cruz: Aerial Landscape
             West Gallery, West Avenue, QC

             Poklong Anading: Light Suffers If There’s No Place To Fall From
             Finale Art Gallery, SM Megamall
       Wire Tuazon: Reality Sandwiches
       Presented by Finale Art File
       The Art Center, SM Megamall

       MM Yu: Thoughts Collected, Recollected
       Finale Art Gallery, SM Megamall

       Al Cruz: Q & A
       Magnet Gallery, ABS-CBN

       Bembol Dela Cruz: Accidental Abstraction
       Magnet Gallery, Paseo

       Paolo Martinez: Pathetic Doggy Paddle
       Magnet Gallery, ABS-CBN

       Lea Lim: Sometimes It's Just Too Quiet
       Mag:net Gallery, Katipunan

       Pardo De Leon: Recent Paintings
       Finale Art Gallery

2006   Soler: Reflection Series
       Presented by Finale Art File
       The Art Center, SM Megamall

       Poklong Anading: Blind Spot
       Magnet Gallery, Paseo

       Mirror/Mask
       West Gallery, Quezon City

       Bea Camacho: Blind Transmission
       The Cultural Center of the Philippines
       Small Gallery

       Bembol O. dela Cruz: The History of Things
       Mag:net Gallery, ABS-CBN

       Robert Langenegger: Can You See My Balls?
       Finale Art Gallery, SM Megamall

2005   Jayson Oliveria: Cyclops
       Presented by Finale Art File
       The Art Center, SM Megamall

       Poklong Anading: Anonymity
       Finale Art Gallery, SM Megamall

       Parallel Stories
       Presented by Finale Art File
       The Art Center, SM Megamall

       Joy Dayrit: Erasure
       Mag:net Gallery, Paseo, Makati City

       Just Visiting
       Mag:net Gallery Paseo, Makati City

       MM Yu: To Here Knows When
       Finale Art Gallery, SM Megamall

       The Country Outing
       Finale Art Gallery, SM Megmall

2004   Year-end Exhibition of works by 60 artists
       West Gallery, SM Megamall & Glorietta 4

       Fernando Modesto: Religion
       Magnet Gallery, ABS-CBN

       Inventory
       Cubicle Art Gallery, Pasig

       Poklong Anading: Transient Body
       Magnet Gallery, ABS-CBN, QC

       Cancelled Metaphors
       Presented by Finale Art File
       The Art Center, SM Megamall

       MM Yu: Breathe
       Finale Art Gallery, SM Megamall

       Advanced Problems 101
       Magnet Gallery, Paseo

       Paulo Vinluan: Speck
       Finale Art Gallery, SM Megamall

       MM Yu: Faint Descent
       Magnet Gallery, Paseo

2003   Under Construction
       Big Sky Mind, Cubao

       Picture This
       Presented by Finale Art File
       The Art Center, SM Megamall

       People of the Republic vs. Painting
       Surrounded By Water, Cubao

       Five
       Presented by Finale Art File
       The Art Center, SM Megamall

       MM Yu: Façade
       Finale Art Gallery, SM Megamall

2002   Conversation
       Presented by Finale Art File
       The Art Center, SM Megamall

       Trap Doors & False Bottoms
       West Gallery, Quezon City

       Katrina Miranda: Breathe
       Finale Art Gallery, SM Megmall

2001   Guilty Pleasures
       Presented by Finale Art File
       The Art Center, SM Megamall

       Cool Pieties
       Presented by Finale Art File
       The Art Center, SM Megamall

       This Is Not A Test, This Is Reality
       Surrounded By Water, EDSA

       Surrounded
       Curated by Roberto Chabet & Nilo Ilarde
       The Cultural Center of the Philippines

       Juan Alcazaren: Thunder is rolling, Pin the tail on the donkey, Before the rain comes
       West Gallery, Glorietta

       The White Wall
       Odd Manila, UP

       Wire Tuazon: Unity and Contradiction: The Rise & Fall of Urban Realism
       Finale Art Gallery, SM Megmall

       Katrina Miranda: Catharsis
       Finale Art Gallery, SM Megmall

2000   True Confessions: Words, Thoughts, Acts
       Presented by Finale Art File
       The Art Center, SM Megamall

       Ang Kiukok Retrospective
       Presented by Finale Art File
       Metropolitan Museum of Manila

       Panic Attack
       Surrounded By Water, EDSA

       Juan Alcazaren and Bernardo Pacquing: Quotidian Gray
       Presented by Finale Art File
       The Art Center, SM Megamall

1999   Cracks and Abysses
       Presented by Finale Art File
       The Art Center, SM Megamall

       Dumb Drawings
       The Drawing Room, Makati

       100% Idiot Proof Camera
       West Gallery, Quezon City

       Topology of Signs: Surfaces, Shapes and Spaces of Meaning
       Curated by Roberto Chabet, Ronald Achacoso and Gerry Tan
       The Cultural Center of the Philippines

       Today Show
       Cultural Center of the Philippines

       Pardo De Leon: Flesh
       Finale Art Gallery, SM Megamall
1998   Illumined Pleasures
       Presented by Finale Art File
       The Art Center, SM Megamall

       Remote Viewing
       The Brix Gallery, Makati

       Views From Elsewhere
       Presented by Finale Art File
       The Art Center, SM Megamall

       Three
       Presented by Finale Art File
       The Art Center, SM Megamall

       100% Idiot Proof
       West Gallery, Quezon City

1997   Digging The Same Hole
       West Gallery, SM Megamall

       Wittegnstein’s Duck-Rabbit
       West Gallery, Quezon City

       Ground Zero
       Presented by Finale Art File
       The Art Center, SM Megamall

       2 of 4
       Finale Art Gallery, SM Megamall

1996   Dangerous Metaphors
       Presented by Finale Art File
       The Art Center, SM Megamall

       Collage
       Finale Art Gallery, SM Megamall

       Katti Sta Ana: Larawan: Walang Bayad
       West Gallery, SM Megamall

       Yasmin Sison: Powder Room
       West Gallery, SM Megamall

       Pardo De Leon: Water Music
       Finale Art Gallery, SM Megamall

       Images
       The Art Center, SM Megamall

       Wire Tuazon: When Everything Becomes Silent…I Jump
       Dirty Room, UP Fine Arts

       Brain School for Babies
       UP Faculty Center Gallery

1995   Malang Landscape
       The Art Center, SM Megamall

       Measure and Metaphor
       Presented by Finale Art File
       The Art Center, SM Megamall

       Painting by Numbers
       The Cultural Center of the Philippines

       Four Friends
       Finale Art File, Makati

       Gerardo Tan: Index
       Alliance Francaise de Manille

       Katya Guerrero: The Revolving Door
       Finale Art Gallery, SM Megamall

       Trek Valdizno: Conversions
       Alliance Francaise de Manille

       Skin Deep
       Museo Iloilo, Iloilo City

       Foot and Line
       UP Faculty Center Gallery III

1994   Thirty Years of Malang Drawings
       The Art Center, SM Megamall

       Soler: Rainforest
       Presented by Finale Art File
       The Art Center, SM Megamall

       Romulo Olazo: Black and White
       Presented by Finale Art File
       The Art Center, SM Megamall

       Thresholds
       West Gallery, Quezon City

       Pleasures of Painting
       Presented by Finale Art File
       The Art Center, SM Megamall

       Hit or Miss
       UP Faculty Center Gallery

1993   Fear and Desire
       The Cultural Center of the Philippines

       Ronald Achacoso: Terrain
       West Gallery, Quezon City

       Jet Melencio: Babylon Road
       Finale Art Gallery, SM Megamall

1992   Narrative and Allegory
       Alliance Francaise de Manille, Makati

1991   Nilo Ilarde: 4 Easy Pieces
       The Cultural Center of the Philippines
       Small Gallery

       Figures of Speech
                 Alliance Francaise de Manille

                 Articles of Faith
                 West Gallery, Quezon City

1990             Clue
                 Alliance Francaise de Manille

                 Recent Paintings by Pardo De Leon
                 The Cultural Center of the Philippines

1989             Sunsets and Other Vanishing Acts
                 The Pinaglabanan Galleries

                 Five Girls: Chaos and Alarm
                 The Pinaglabanan Galleries

1988             I Just Wanted To Get Off For A Beer
                 Kulay Diwa Gallery

1987             Side A/Side B
                 The Cultural Center of the Philippines

1986             Object/Non-Object
                 The Cultural Center of the Philippines

1984 - 1985      First Season Exhibitions
                 The Pinaglabanan Galleries

1983             6 Young Artists
                 Museum of Philippine Art

1974             Untitled Painting No. 1 and Other Paintings
                 The Cultural Center of the Philippines
                 Small Gallery

1973             (Sic)
                 The Cultural Center of the Philippines
                 Small Gallery

1970             The 1st Thirteen Artists
                 The Cultural Center of the Philippines
                 Main Gallery

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1969 -- 1970     First Year Exhibitions
                 The Cultural Center of the Philippines


COLLECTIONS

National Museum of the Philippines
Cultural Center of the Philippines
Central Bank of the Philippines
Bank of the Philippine Islands
Lopez Memorial Museum
Ateneo Art Gallery
De La Salle University Museum


SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
Albano, Raymundo R. Roberto Chabet Drawing For a Change. Daily Express. June 21, 1976
----------------------. Roberto Chabet: Poetry of Fragments. Bulletin Today. September 18, 1976
----------------------. Modern Art: The Felt Influences. Archipelago, 1978
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----------------------. Chabet’s Collages -- Text, Context, Content. Philippine Art Supplement Vol II No
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                     1, January -- February 1981
Arcellana, Juaniyo. Pinaglabanan’s Last Stand (Though Not Necessarily Chabet’s Last Stand).
                     Midweek. December 6, 1989
Benesa, Leonides. What is Philippine in Philippine Art? And other Essays. NCCA, 2000.
Bunoan, Ringo. Roberto Chabet. Flash Art, May -- June 2001
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Cuadra, A.Z. Jolicco. Chabet: The Exploitation of the Obvious. Sunday Chronicle. October 29, 1995
De Almedda, Augusta. Assassination as the Artist’s Aim. Who. November 14, 1981
Defeo, Ruben D.F. Cheers for Chabet. Manila Standard. 28 March 28, 1992
Dula, Rodolfo. It All Happens in the Dark. FOCUS Philippines. December 16, 1972
Duldulao, Manuel D. Contemporary Philippine Art from the Fifties to the Seventies. Vera -- Reyes Inc.
                                                                                             -
                     1972
----------------------. The Philippine Art Scene. Vera -- Reyes Inc. 1977
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Enriquez, Marge C. The Abstractions of Roberto Chabet. Businessworld. November 16, 1989
--------------------. Fine arts‘ nutty professor. BusinessWorld May 18, 1988
Flores, Patrick D. Classic But Needless: The Social Realist and Conceptual Divide. Compendum of
                     Essays for the Exhibit Ginto: 50 Years of the AAP. Art Association of the
                     Philippines, 1999
Gulliermo, Alice. Chabet’s Sleight of Hand. Observer. November 15, 1981
-------------------. Roberto Chabet at Finale Art File and West Gallery. (Review of Guide to the Night
                     and Noon Day Skies) Asian Art News, August 2001
Kalaw -- Ledesma, Purita and Amadis Ma. Guerrero. The Struggle for Philippine Art. Vera - Reyes, Inc.
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                     1974.
Katigbak, Ramon K. A Homage to Angel Flores in Becoming A Guru: An Introduction to Advanced
                     Research. 2008
Labrador, Ana P. In Between Chabet’s Night and Day. The Philippine Star. April 16, 2001
Ladrido, RC. The 13 Artists: Then and Now, KULTURA Vol 1 No 1 1988
Lerma, Ramon E.S. Chabet Throws a Mad Party at Nowhereland. Philippine Daily Inquirer. May 4, 1998.
Manalo, Armando D. Open End: Ancient ritual in Chabet’s new works. Philippines Journal. December 2,
                     1989
Mayo, Rachel Patanne. Chabet: Against The Wall. Globe Guide. 1989
--------------------. Shock Value of Good Intentions. Patanne-Mayo, Rachel. Manila Times. December
                     6, 1990
--------------------. Art in Another Light. Malaya, October 17, 1991
Medina, Francine. Musings: Roberto Chabet. Manila Times, Oct 23, 1991
Pilar, Santiago. Shanghai by Roberto Chabet in A Portfolio of 60 Philippine Masterpieces. Department
                     of Education, Culture and Sports, Philippines. 1986
Reyes, Cid. Conversations in Philippine Art. Cultural Center of the Philippines, 1989
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Ruiz, Jose Tence. Atras/Avant -- Lessons from a Continuing Reinvention of the Thirteen Artists.
                     Pananaw 4 Philippine Journal of Visual Arts. NCCA 2002
Saspa, James Payawal. Collage by Chabet, Tan and Ilarde at Finale. Today. December 3, 1996
Tadiar, Carlo M. Chabet: The Man, The Art, The Movement. The Manila Chronicle. November 14, 1989.
Tejero, Constantino C. Lovely Manifestations of the Irrational. Philippine Daily Inquirer. April 28, 2003
Torres, Eric. : Chabet’s acrylics. Torres, Eric. The Manila Times, Septmeber 4, 1967
--------------------. Visual Experience. Torres, Eric. The Manila Times. September 20, 1967
--------------------. Way of Seeing: Painter Chabet: Stamp of Authority. The Manila Times.
Yrissasry, Mario. Yrissasry Speaks on Art A Lengthy Rap Session Starring Mario Yrissasry, Bobby
                     Chabet and Leo Benesa (Part 1 &2). Ermita. Vol. 1 No. 2 February 19 -- March 20,
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                     1976, Vol. 1 No. 3 March 20 -- April 19, 1976

								
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