Why is Victorio Edades considered as the Father of Modern Philippine painting?

Why did they consider Victorio Edades as the father of modern art?

Modern art began to flourish but modern artists still were working on their own. They needed to work as a group to make modern art significant. Because he was the foremost modernist advocate, Edades led the so-called Thirteen Moderns.

Who are the 13 modernists?

Art historians would later refer to this group as the Thirteen Moderns: Arsenio Capili, Bonifacio Cristobal, Demetrio Diego, Victorio Edades, Carlos “Botong” Francisco, Cesar Legaspi, Diosdado Lorenzo, Anita Magsaysay, Vicente Manansala, Galo Ocampo, Hernando Ocampo, Jose Pardo and Ricarte Puruganan.

Is recognized as the father of the modern Philippine painting?

Painting distorted human figures in rough, bold impasto strokes, and standing tall and singular in his advocacy and practice of what he believes is the creative art, Victorio C. Edades emerged as the “Father of Modern Philippine Painting”.

Who are the Filipino modernist?

The 10 Most Famous Filipino Artists and their Masterworks

  • Fernando Amorsolo (1892-1972)
  • José Joya (1931-1995)
  • Pacita Abad (1946-2004)
  • Ang Kiukok (1935-2005)
  • Benedicto Cabrera (1942-present)
  • Kidlat Tahimik (1942-present)
  • Eduardo Masferré (1909-1995)
  • Agnes Arellano (1949-present)

What is Victorio Edades style?

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