A survey of the development of art in the Philippines from the 1950s to the 1970s, presenting the rise of modern art, its isms and key players. The account begins from the immediate postwar years when the Filipino artists started to enter into the international crosscurrents. Biographical notes of selected artists as well as bibliography are included.
Access level


Location code REF.DMD


Publication/Creation date


No of pages


No of copies


Content type


Chapter headings
Beginnings in a Cubicle
All for One for Now
The Gathering Force
The Vanguard Group
Question: Is It Philippine?
Catalyst for the Sixties
New Directions & Breakthroughs
On the Threshold
The Milk Train Stops & the Phoenix Rises
The Present
Contemporary Philippine Art: From the Fifties to the Seventies
Rights statement

In Copyright

What does this mean?

This item is covered by one or more copyrights. It is available for research only or use within Hong Kong’s fair dealing rules. Please do not copy, re-use or reproduce this item without the permission of the copyright holder.

Contemporary Philippine Art: From the Fifties to the Seventies

Relevant content

Shortlist | The Philippines
Shortlist | The Philippines
Ideas | Collection Spotlight

Shortlist | The Philippines

Recommended readings on Philippine contemporary art