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Jose Joya - Artworks and Paintings Collection

Jose Tanig Joya (June 3, 1931 – May 11, 1995) was a Filipino abstract artist and a National Artist of the Philippines awardee. Joya was a printmaker, painter, mixed media artist, and a former dean of the University of the Philippines' College of Fine Arts.  Woman with Jars | Luksong Tinik He was initially schooled in the traditional tradition — in which the standards had been set by Amorsolo and Tolentino — but gradually was influenced by American abstraction and by the emerging trends in Philippine modernism. He was mentored by Guillermo Tolentino, Ireneo Miranda, Domindaor Castaneda and Virginia Agbayani. Untitled (triptych) dated 1977 Peace Routes, 1991 Brick Fort, dated August 21, 1983 He pioneered abstract expressionism in the Philippines. His mature abstract works have been said to be “characterized by calligraphic gestures and linear forces, and a sense of color vibrancy emanating from an Oriental sensibility.” He is the creator of compositions that were described as "

Benedicto "BenCab" Cabrera - Artworks and Paintings Collection

  A lot of 4 framed 'Mother and Child' ceramic plates Benedicto Reyes Cabrera  (born April 10, 1942), better known as " BenCab ", is a Filipino painter and was awarded National Artist of the Philippines for Visual Arts (Painting) in 2006.  He is recognised as a pioneer of Philippine art. BenCab's paintings often depict figures wrapped in flowing fabrics in muted tones and earthy colour palettes. He has been noted as "arguably the best-selling painter of his generation of Filipino artists." A framed BenCab offset lithographic reproduction Early life and education BenCab was born to Democrito Cabrera and Isabel Reyes in Malabon, Philippines on April 10, 1942. He was the youngest of nine children. BenCab's first exposure and discovery of the arts happened through his elder Brother Salvador, who was already an established artist during Bencab's childhood. He went on to study at the University of the Philippines Diliman. He received his bachelor's