The history of Modern Philippine art is marked by the conflict between the rules and views of the Academy and the innovative methods of the Modernists. The Academic style was established during the Spanish colonial period and followed the rules of the Spanish, Italian and French Academies.
What is the origin of modern art?
The origins of modern art are traditionally traced to the mid-19th-century rejection of Academic tradition in subject matter and style by certain artists and critics. Painters of the Impressionist school that emerged in France in the late 1860s sought to free painting from the tyranny of academic standards…
What is modern art in the Philippines?
Edades, Ocampo and Francisco were the triumvirate of Philippine Modern Art. Their artworks were influenced by the western styles in the international scenes such as pop art, maximalism, minimalism, abstraction, expressionism, constructivism, magic realism, and environmental art.
When did modern art start in Philippines?
It is notable that when modernism was introduced in the Philippines in the late 1920s, the practice of figurative painting using pigments on a two- dimensional surface was just over a hundred years old.
How did Filipino art originated?
Artistic paintings were introduced to Filipinos in the 16th century when the Spaniards arrived in the Philippines. During this time, the Spaniards used paintings as visual aid for their religious propaganda to spread Catholicism throughout the Philippines.
What is Philippine popular art?
The traditional arts in the Philippines include folk architecture, maritime transport, famous sculpture in the Philippines, weaving, carving, folk performing arts, folk (oral) literature, folk graphic and plastic arts, ornament, pottery, and other artistic expressions of traditional culture.