FINE ARTISTS OF THE PHILIPPINES 1999
"Fine Artists of the Philippines 1999" is the first of a series of books on Philippine art. In this book, the author, Marlene Aguilar, gathered the best works of the most famous Filipino artists in the 1900's. It is printed on glossy paper in full color and it is a highly recommended coffee table book., Hardcover: 296 pages, Publisher: Jacoby Pub. House; 1st edition (June 23, 1999), language: English, "a great compilation of the finest works of the best artists of the Philippines that has been published by a Filipino publisher. It reveals a wealthy collection of Filipino paintings and sculptures depicting the nation's culture, heritage, and history. It portrays a contrast of the past and the present generation in the eyes of the present onlookers. This book showcases the finest Filipino art to the world in full color. It features the artists sculpture in wood, silver, bronze, brass, and plaster of Paris; their paintings in oil, water color, pastel, tempera, charcoal, and acrylic. Most of all, it features the Filipino people, their country, culture and heritage which is full of innocence, love, compassion, and passion for what nature has bestowed them.", good condition but will have scratches, dents, minor tears, discolouration, marks and writing, Package Dimensions: 11 x 9.7 x 1.4 inches, 1999, sourced from anonymous consignee, From the Author "Inspired by the first book,"Philippine Coral Reefs in watercolor by Cusi," which I was a co-author, I spent two years gathering all the materials put together in this coffee table book. Private collectors, galleries, and artists collections are featured. Supported by the Filipino artists themselves in their desire to let the rest of the world get the chance to see their works, several painting sessions were held for some of the newer materials. It is my desire to let the world know of the gifts that we Filipinos are so proud to possesses."