Si Mang Enteng...Encountering Manansala
In celebration of the birth centennial of National Artist Vicente Manansala (1910-1981), the exhibition 'Si Mang Enteng...Encountering Manansala' gathers around seventy works by the artist. Known for his signature 'transparent cubism', Manansala has created a large body of work that celebrated local and folk imagery. He was one of the Thirteen Moderns led by Victorio C. Edades, and was one of the Big Three in the modernist movement, along with Cesar Legaspi and H. R. Ocampo. In addition, he formed the group of Neo-Realists together with Romeo Tabuena and Anita Magsaysay-Ho. Largely inspired by the works of Picasso and Cezanne, Manansala adopted the Cubist style, while maintaining the 'integrity and recognizability' of his figures.
Metropolitan Museum of Manila, Philippines
Softcover / 9 x 9 inches / 35 pages / Color