Famous Filipino Artists Quiz

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Which artist's style is described as 'backlighting' and their subject matter focuses on agricultural life?

Fernando Amorsolo

Which artist's work, 'Hymen oh, Hymenee', was initially misattributed to Pablo Picasso for a short time?

Juan Luna

Which artist is known for their massive painting measuring 4.22m x 7.68m, considered the largest in their body of work?

Juan Luna

Which artist's style is described as 'abstract expressionism' and their subject matter focuses on 'human dignity threatened by inequities'?

Benidicto BenCab Cabrera

Which artist's style is described as 'cubism' and their subject matter focuses on 'group of women working'?

Anita Magsaysay-Ho

Which artist's style is described as 'abstract cubism' and their subject matter focuses on 'sorrow' and 'madness-martial law'?

Ang Kiukok

Which artist's style is described as 'landscape mural' and their subject matter focuses on 'Angono culture'?

Carlos Botong Francisco

Which artist's style is described as 'abstract expressionism' and their subject matter focuses on 'tropical wildlife'?

Jose Joya

Which artist's style is described as 'cubism' and their subject matter focuses on 'intimacy poverty and culture'?

Vicente Manansala

Which artist's style is described as 'abstract, realism' and their subject matter focuses on 'workers to abstract forms'?

Hernando Ocampo

Study Notes

Filipino Artists and Their Styles

  • Fernando Amorsolo: known for backlighting, featuring agricultural life in his works, and creating "The Palay Maiden" and "Under the Mango Tree"
  • Juan Luna: influenced by romanticism, realism, and neoclassicism, focusing on social issues like oppression and injustice, notable works include "Spoliarium", "Blood Compact", and "Death of Cleopatra"

Notable Artists and Their Works

  • Benedicto Cabrera (BenCab): abstract expressionist, highlighting human dignity threatened by inequities, notable works include "Boy Afraid of Tremors", "Tres Marias", and "Sabel" (1968)
  • Anita Magsaysay-Ho: cubist style, depicting women working, famous works include "Fruit Vendors", "Fish Harvest at Dawn", and "Catching Chicken"
  • Ang Kiukok: abstract cubist, exploring themes of sorrow, madness, and martial law, notable works include "Fisherman", "Seated Man", and "Untitled Dogs"
  • Carlos Botong Francisco: landscape muralist, focusing on Angono culture, famous works include "First Mass at Limasawa", "Magpupukot", and "The Cockfight"
  • Jose Joya: abstract expressionist, depicting tropical wildlife, notable works include "Paper Moon", "Morning Flight", and "Space Transfiguration"
  • Vicente Manansala: cubist style, exploring intimacy, poverty, and culture, famous works include "Tiangge", "Fish Vendors", and "The Candle-Sellers"
  • Hernando Ocampo: blending abstract and realistic styles, focusing on workers and abstract forms, notable works include "Untitled", "Mga Kiti", and "Petals in the Sun"
  • Napoleon Abueva: modern abstract artist, highlighting Filipino culture, famous works include "Kalabaw", "Rice Planters", "Mother and Child", and "The Transfiguration"

Top 10 Most Expensive Paintings

  • Not specified, but the list includes works by Filipino masters

Test your knowledge on famous Filipino artists such as Fernando Amorsolo and Juan Luna. Learn about their styles, subjects, notable works, and interesting facts. Explore the rich artistic heritage of the Philippines.

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