Which Filipino artists introduced expressionism in Philippines?
Ang Kiukok (1935-2005)
Born to Chinese immigrants, Ang Kiukok is the pioneer of Philippine modern figurative expressionism. Rewarded as the country’s National Artist in 2001, he was one of the most successful commercial figures on the local art scene from the 1960s until his death from cancer in 2005.
Who is the Filipino expressionism?
His heritage was Hispanic, Filipino, and Chinese. Between the ages of eight and thirteen, he attended school in England.
|Alfonso A. Ossorio|
|Education||Harvard University, Rhode Island School of Design|
|Notable work||The Angry Christ mural, Congregations series|
Can you name other Filipino artists who were at the forefront of artistic development in the country?
If there was ever an area in the Philippines known for its visual artists, it’s Angono, Rizal, and at the forefront of that community is the name Carlos “Botong” Francisco.