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Sculpture 08: Alaala ng Bayang Filipino sa mga Bayani ng (18)96
and Bonifacio Monument in Balintawák

This monument generated art and historical misconceptions is the “Homenaje del pueblo filipino a los héroes del 96” (Alaala ng Bayang Filipino sa mga Bayani ng 96). 702 more words


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Sculpture 04: Nine Muses of the Arts

In a previous post, I featured the Napoleon Abueva’s homage to the Arts.

His “Siyam na Diwata ng Sining” (1991) stands stately at the grounds of Bulwagang Rizal in UP Diliman. 69 more words


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Sculpture 03: Magdangal

Towering at UP Diliman’s College of Arts and Letters ground is a figure of a naked woman, perhaps the artistic embodiment of the arts—that of a Muse. 110 more words

UP Diliman

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The following are scenes that I happened to capture digitally months back.

This sculpture below is by Napoleon V. Abueva. It is called “Siyam na Diwata ng Sining” (Nine Muses of the Arts, 1991) and is permanently installed at the grounds of Bulwagang Rizal (Faculty Center) in UP Diliman. 350 more words


Invited Ako sa 85th Birthday Party ni Lolo Pukpok, Isang National Artist

May kaibigan ka bang apo ng isang Pambansang Alagad ng Sining? Ako meron.

Sa isang pambihirang pagkakataon, nakadalo ako sa isang maliit na salu-salo sa Tandang Sora kung saan namamalagi ang Father of Modern Philippine Sculpture. 239 more words


Metropolitan Museum of Manila

Since Vincent and I love arts so much, we’ve decided to spend our day in an art museum here in Manila. From a variety of options, we ended up visiting the Metropolitan Museum, or better known as “Met”. 355 more words

A Story to Tell in the Year of Faith Year of Grace

The Year of Faith Year of Grace will be completed in the Philippines as we reflect on the graces I experienced in solidarity with the Morales Family guided by Rafael and Natalia Maria Lourdes whose devotion to Our Lady of Guadalupe inspired them to have a grotto built and blessed on a February 11 Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes birthday of Natalia Maria Lourdes. 258 more words

Folk Sculptor