A Celebration of Artistic Excellence

March 1, 2017 - July 1, 2017 Add to calendar 01-03-2017 01-07-2017 79 A Celebration of Artistic Excellence Yuchengco Museum [email protected] true DD/MM/YYYY

  • Carlos “Botong” Francisco (National Artist, 1912 – 1969), Courtship Ritual, 1937, oil on canvas, 109 x 78 cm

  • Fernando Amorsolo (National Artist, 1892 – 1972), Nude Girl in Stream, 1956, oil on canvas, 63.5 x 48.5 cm

  • Hernando Ruiz (H.R.) Ocampo (National Artist, 1911 - 1978), A Year of Faith, 1973, oil on canvas, 90.5 x 120.5 cm

A National Artist is a Filipino citizen who has been given the rank and title of National Artist in recognition of their significant contributions to the development of Philippine arts and letters.

National Artists for Visual Arts from the Yuchengco Museum Collection take center stage in the exhibit A Celebration of Artistic Excellence. Side by side are the works of Fernando Amorsolo, HR Ocampo, Vicente Manansala, Victorio Edades, Ang Kiukok, and other luminaries who have shaped the landscape of Philippine art.

For the first time, the museum is displaying the citations that conferred each esteemed visual artist for the Order of National Artists.