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National Artist Napoleon Abueva dies

MANILA, Philippines (2nd UPDATE) – National Artist for Sculpture Napoleon Abueva died on Friday, February 16. He was 88. Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) Vice President and Artistic Director Chris Millado announced Abueva's death in a Facebook post, shortly after the Abueva family confirmed the news to media. "It ........»»

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Napoleon Abueva, Father of Modern Philippine Sculpture, dies at 88

Napoleon Abueva, National Artist for Sculpture and Father of Modern Philippine Sculpture, passed away today, February 16, at the National Kidney and Transplant Institute (NKTI). Abueva was 88 years old. Among his famous works are Sandugo or Blood Compact shrine in his hometown in Tagbilaran, Bohol; The Transfiguration at the Eternal Garden Memorial Park; Nine […].....»»

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PRESS RELEASE: Bust of Jose Rizal unveiled in Prague

This is a press release from the Embassy of the Czech Republic. After 131 years, the Philippines’ National Hero Dr. Jose Rizal, returns to Prague. Rizal’s bust was created by Filipino sculptor Jose Giroy, apprentice of National Artist Napoleon V. Abueva. It was unveiled at the foyer of the Czech ........»»

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Two great minds

We lost two eminent persons late last month, National Scientist Bienvenido Juliano and National Artist Napoleon Abueva......»»

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Two great minds

We lost two eminent persons late last month, National Scientist Bienvenido Juliano and National Artist Napoleon Abueva......»»

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CCP, UP honor National Artist Napoleon Abueva

By Susan Claire Agbayani ADA LEDESMA-MABILANGAN remembers when she was five years old and growing up in the family home where she was surrounded by works of artist Esabelio Napoleon “Billy” Veloso Abueva. They were found at the front door, the terrace, and, inside the house along Dewey Blvd. (now Roxas Blvd.) in Baclaran, Parañaque […] The post CCP, UP honor National Artist Napoleon Abueva appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

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CCP to hold necro rites for National Artist Napoleon Abueva

CCP to hold necro rites for National Artist Napoleon Abueva.....»»

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National Artist Napoleon Abueva, 88

National Artist for Sculpture Napoleon V. Abueva, the father of Modern Philippine Sculpture—passed away on Friday, Feb. 16. He was 88. According to his Facebook page, Mr. Abueva had been confined since New Year’s Eve at the National Kidney Transplant Institute where he was being treated for pneumonia. On Jan. 31, his family posted on […] The post National Artist Napoleon Abueva, 88 appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

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FROM OUR ARCHIVES: Abueva’s opus (From the halls of UP to the Congress?)

BusinessWorld, March 18, 1996 By Cecille Santillan-Visto National Artist Napoleon V. Abueva officially retired from teaching at the University of the Philippines in May last year (1995) but it was only last month that formal ceremonies were held. Having more time on his hands does not mean however that he has the luxury to spend leisurely […] The post FROM OUR ARCHIVES: Abueva’s opus (From the halls of UP to the Congress?) appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

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Sites and spaces: Sculptures at the CCP

Below are excerpts from a 2013 article published in BusinessWorld‘s High Life magazine, which featured sculptural works at the Cultural Center of the Philippines. The sculptures included those made by National Artist for Sculpture Napoleon V. Abueva. BusinessWorld high life, May 2013 By Ma. Victoria T. Herrera EXCERPTS: Art critic Alice Guillermo cites Napoleon Abueva […] The post Sites and spaces: Sculptures at the CCP appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

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National Artist Napoleon Abueva passes away at the age of 88

National Artist for Visual Arts Napoleon Abueva passed away at the age of 88. The family of the Father of Modern Philippine Sculpture has yet to announce the cause ofThe post National Artist Napoleon Abueva passes away at the age of 88 appeared first on DZRH News......»»

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Nat’l artist Abueva, 88

MALACAÑANG yesterday condoled with the family of National Artist Napoleon Abueva who passed away at the age of 88. “We join the entire nation in mourning the passing of an exemplary artist, known as the Father of Modern Philippine Sculpture,” Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said in a statement. Roque said….....»»

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IN PHOTOS: The late National Artist Napoleon Abueva’s iconic work

MANILA, Philippines – National Artist for Visual Arts (Sculpture) Napoleon Abueva died at 88 on Friday, February 16, but he lives on in the work he left behind. His sculptures and designs are so popular that you might not have realized that you see them every day – whenever you visit ........»»

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BREAKING: National Artist Napoleon Abueva, considered Father of Philippine Scul…

BREAKING: National Artist Napoleon Abueva, considered Father of Philippine Sculpture has passed away. He was 88. Story to follow: www.mb.com.ph Source link: BREAKING: National Artist Napoleon Abueva, considered Father of Philippine Scul….....»»

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Art world mourns Abueva’s passing away

The art world is mourning the death of National Artist for Sculpture Napoleon C. Abueva who passed away today, Feb. 16, at the National Kidney and Transplant Institute in Quezon City. He was 88. Daughter Amihan Abueva told Inquirer her father died at 5:30 a.m. of pneumonia. "We shall miss him tremendously," said Lay Ann Orlina, wife of sculptor Ramon Orlina. "We are so glad we managed to visit him on his birthday last Jan. 26 while he was in the ICU." Artist and critic Cid Reyes paid tribute to Abueva and called him "the sole Filipino vanguard for modern sculpture." "With his now sad demise," Reyes added, "Abueva has entered immortality, but he leaves behind an incomparable legacy:...Keep on reading: Art world mourns Abueva’s passing away.....»»

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National Artist Abueva passes away

NATIONAL Artist Napoleon Abueva passed away on Friday, according to a staff nurse at the National Kidney and Transplant Institute in Quezon City where he was confined prior to his death. He was 88. The staff nurse, who requested anonymity, refused to give other details but said that Abueva’s relatives were no longer in the [...] The post National Artist Abueva passes away appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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Junyee at 75: From mortuary assistant to the Philippines’ ‘orig’ installation artist

Seminal" is a word often overused to describe artists who are merely influential. In Junyee's case, no other word will do, for he is a true progenitor. In 1970, in the heady aftermath of the First Quarter Storm when, as Bob Dylan sang, "There was music in the cafs at night and revolution in the air," Junyee began his own quiet revolt sui generis. Within the campus of the University of the Philippines Diliman, where he had studied sculpture, apprenticed with future National Artist Napoleon Abueva, and been drawn into the progressive movement, Junyee constructed a framework of bamboo strips, roughly hewn with a gulok, the peasant's all-purpose machete, and bound together with ...Keep on reading: Junyee at 75: From mortuary assistant to the Philippines’ ‘orig’ installation artist.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 4th, 2017

National Artist for Literature Cirilo Bautista dies

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – National Artist for Literature Cirilo Bautista died at the age of 76, the De La Salle University's literature department announced on Sunday, May 6. Chris Millado, vice president and artistic director of the Cultural Center of the Philippines, also confirmed this news on Facebook. ".....»»

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Napoleon Abueva, father of modern Philippine sculpture, dies at 88

Napoleon Abueva, father of modern Philippine sculpture, dies at 88.....»»

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Examining our architectural navels at Venice Architecture Biennale

Inspired by National Artist for Literature Nick Joaquin’s 1961 novel The Woman Who Had Two Navels, the country’s official representation at the 16th International Venice Architecture Biennale, billed as “The City Who Had Two Navels,” tackles how the Philippines’ colonial past and the neoliberal era — that affect the urban landscape of the present societies — work together to shape and alter the identity of the country’s built heritage and the culture of its people......»»

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