The Last Bohemian: The Life and Art of Virgilio Aviado
By Saul Hofileña, Jr.
Published by Baybayin Publishing, ©2013.
It is said that artists, when born, are touched by angels who wielded in their hands the very implements that would serve as the artist’s tools in pursuit of his art. Thus, a future sculptor’s assigned angel would yield a chisel; a writer, a pen; a musician, the musical instrument that would obsess him during his entire life. In the case of Aviado, his angel touched him while carrying numerous paintbrushes—to ensure that Aviado would not escape his fate.
Description: 126 pages : illustrations ; 29 x 23 cm