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ANTONIO, Angelito

 


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"Father and Son" 12" x 16" Acrylic on Canvas 2012 SOLD

 

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"Mother and Child" 18" x 24" Oil on Canvas 2011 SOLD

 

 

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"Mag-Ina" 20" x 16" Oil on Canvas 2007 SOLD

 

 


Angelito Garcia Antonio (February 3, 1939) developed his own color schemes such as acidic yellow, from black-and-white series. His subjects have been primarily folk genre such as cockfighters, vendors, ice cream peddlers, and balloon sellers, which shows the influence of Manansala. Through the years, he developed a style of his own. He is well regarded as a prime mover of action painting and the extension of the cubist style in Philippine Art. His works suggest a sense of Manansala while portraying subjects which are truly Filipino in
context, color, and flavor.

AWARDS

in the Shell National Students Art Competition

• The Beginning is Green,in 1958, third prize
• Kristo (Christ), in 1963, second prize
• Mag-iisda (Fish Seller), in 1963, certificate of merit

from the Art Association of the Philippines

• Mananahi (Seamstress), in 1962, third prize
• Deposition, in 1963, second prize
• He, in 1969, honorable mention
• Oracion (Evening Prayer), in 1970, first prize
• Procession, 1970, special award
• Pangarap sa Buhay, in 1972, major award

in the Travellers Life art competition, 1961, first prize

in the University of Sto Tomas 300th Anniversary, 1962, first prize

in the Travellers Art competition, in 1963, second prize

in the Philippine Airlines art contest, 1968, first prize

Thirteen Artist Award from the CCP in 1970

Patnubay ng Sining at Kalinangan Award by the City of Manila in 1984

 
    left Ang, Kiukok Antonio, Marcel arrowright
 

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