Fifty Shades of Philippine Art: Nineteenth-Century Masters of Angono Art
By James Owen G. Saguinsin
Published by Vibal Group, Inc., ©2023.
This book showcases the lives and works of foundational artists like Juan Senson, Pedro Piñon, and Moises Villaluz Sr., who have been little acknowledged and seldom studied. But with the help of author James Owen Saguinsin, who spent more than 20 years researching and interviewing residents and relatives of the artists, these masters are finally getting the recognition they deserve.
With more than 100 artworks beautifully illustrated and documented for the first time, this book takes you on a journey through Angono’s rich art-making tradition dating back 5,000 years. It explores the pivotal role of these artists in shaping Angono into the national art center it is today and their contribution to the Filipino artistic identity.
Description: 128 pages; 22.86 x 30.48 cm