Did you know?: Guillermo Tolentino
The late National Artist for Sculpture Guillermo Tolentino designed the seal of the Republic of the Philippines. His other famous works also included the University of the Philippines Oblation and the Bonifacio Monument in Caloocan City. Tolentino received the Patnubay ng Sining at Kalinangan Award from the City of Manila in 1963 and the Presidential Medal of Merit in 1970. He was conferred the National Artist Award in 1973. Tolentino was born on July 24, 1890, and died on July 12, 1976.–Marielle Medina, Inquirer Research
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