“Art After War: 1948-1969” in the Philippines

BY Darryl Wee
Alfonso Ossorio, The Last Judgement (Angry Christ), 1950
Philippine contemporary art is on the rise. Next month, the fourth edition of Art Fair Philippines returns to downtown Makati, Manila, for an exuberant showcase of the best of the local art scene that has seen visitor numbers balloon from just 6,000 to 16,000 over the space of three years. Art After War: 1948-1969, the first book in a planned series called “Philippine Artscape” that hopes to delve deeper and with more critical rigor into key periods of 20th century Philippine art history. [link]

Hernando R. Ocampo Calvary 1948