Jose Tence Ruiz: Litanya 1972-2022
Spanning 50 years of the creative practice of Filipino artist Jose Tence Ruiz, this book is an intimate and introspective reflection on his artistic journey. With over 600 artworks, Ruiz presents a comprehensive selection of his works from paintings and sculptures to installations, prints, and performances.
Published in conjunction with the exhibition Litanya, 1972-2022, The Works of Jose Tence Ruiz at Ateneo Art Gallery from May to September 2023, this monograph traces Ruiz’s artistic development from the early 1970s to his latest works in 2022. It serves as a testament to the artist’s unwavering commitment to his craft and his ability to capture the substance and grit of daily realities.
Jose Tence Ruiz, also known as Bogie, is an artist, writer, illustrator, designer, and curator. He has exhibited widely in the Philippines and participated in several notable international exhibitions, including the 2015 Venice Biennale. He also published and edited transit, a quarterly of art discussion from 1999 to 2002.
Jose Tence Ruiz & ERES Books Publishing, Inc., Philippines
Hardcover / 9.40 x 10.43 inches / 448 pages / Color