More articles about: Fernando Amorsolo

 
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Throughout his life, Amorsolo’s sketches and studies are estimated to number over 10,000 pieces.
Fernando Amorsolo, the first National Artist of the Philippines for painting, grew up during a time of transition for the country. Amorsolo and his mother moved to Manila and lived with his uncle, Fabian de la Rosa, a painter. Under his uncle’s ...
 
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The Spanish painter’s descendants, who are now based in Budapest, located his resting place in Manila through a Facebook post.
When Mark Zuckerberg and his co-founders established Facebook, their primary goal was to solve a communication gap in 2004. “You know, I was just trying to help connect people at colleges and a few schools,” he said in an interview with CNBC last ...
 
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It is often said that Amorsolo’s drawings in The Philippine Readers Series must have helped shape the consciousness of young people who would grow up to become the country’s movers.
In the years of the American Occupation, one of the most important instructional resources used in Philippine schools was the Philippine Readers Series. It introduced whole generations of Filipino youth to what they would come to know about the world. The stories ...
 
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Scarlet Snow has a lookalike in another portrait too.
The National Museum finally confirmed the identity of the woman in an unfinished portrait by National Artist Fernando Amorsolo. The woman turned out to be Florencia “Nena” Singson Gonzalez-Belo, the mother of Vicki Belo.The painting by Amorsolo has been sitting in National Museum of ...
 
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Masterpiece collectors break auction world records.
When an unidentified buyer paid $2.2 million for José Joya’s iconic work Space Transfiguration at a recent auction of León Gallery in Manila, it was proven that some of the highest prices for works of art take place on the auction block. Here are ...
 
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It is often said that Amorsolo’s drawings helped shape the consciousness of young people who would grow up to become the country's leaders and movers.
In the years of the American Occupation, one of the most important instructional resources used in Philippine schools was the Philippine Readers Series. The early controversies regarding textbook accuracy serve as a reminder of the importance of such basic materials in the ...
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