Pensionado Modernists: US-educated Filipino Artists and the Struggle for Independence

Above: the School of Design, a graduate institution organized by Juan Nakpil and Victorio Edades and other leading architects in 1940. It offered Master’s Degree in Fine Arts and Architecture patterned after the Bauhaus instruction at Harvard. Below: Some of the Founders from left: Severino Fabie, Juan Nakpil, and Victorio Edades, inside their office. Note:… Continue reading Pensionado Modernists: US-educated Filipino Artists and the Struggle for Independence

Julius Clar, Not here anymore at Light and Space Contemporary

In bringing collage and assemblage works that recall the twentieth century master, Joseph Cornell, Julius Clar confronts us with two distinct traditions, one rooted in the whimsical visions of Western Modernism and the other in the more politically charged spheres of the Filipino avant-garde aspirations of the 1960s that equally inform his practice. Clar’s world,… Continue reading Julius Clar, Not here anymore at Light and Space Contemporary