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Did you know: Fernando Amorsolo

Friday, May 30, is the 122nd birth anniversary of the country’s first national artist, the late painter Fernando Amorsolo. Born in 1892 in Paco, Manila, Amorsolo’s major works included “Maiden in a Stream,” “Dalagang Bukid” and “The Mestiza,” among others. He was named outstanding alumnus of the University of the Philippines in 1940. After his death on April 24, 1972, he was declared National Artist for Painting. Marielle Medina, Inquirer Research

Posted: May 30th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Group uses art to keep Bulacan heritage alive

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Through paint and brushes, a group of artists keeps the heritage and history of Bulacan province alive and preserved on canvases.

Posted: April 3rd, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Bishop holds art exhibit for priests

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Aiming to raise funds for the construction of a home for elderly Catholic priests, a bishop is staging an exhibit of his paintings.

Posted: November 3rd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Art agent selling Amorsolo sued over bouncing checks

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A woman is facing charges in Quezon City for allegedly issuing bouncing checks to two art collectors who entrusted her with the sale of several masterpieces worth more than P2 million, including works by masters Fernando Amorsolo, Juvenal Sanso and Romulo Olazo.

Posted: October 9th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Art show raises funds for victims of ‘Pablo’

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ROOFLESS SHELTER Typhoon “Pablo” victims, like this woman, have taken shelter in a roofless classroom in San Antonio Elementary School in the devastated town of Cateel. KARLOS MANLUPIG/INQUIRER MINDANAO

It’s not too late to make the thousands of victims of Typhoon “Pablo” in Mindanao happy this holiday season. Buy a painting and lend them a hand in the process.

Posted: December 26th, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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