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Private Collections (Bayanihan by Carlos "Botong" Francisco)

Author :  Christiane L. de la Paz

Product Details

  • Country Philippines
  • Publisher Artes de Las Filipinas, Philippines
  • ISBN9789719409304
  • FormatHardBound
  • LanguageEnglish
  • Year of Publication2009
  • Bib. Info364p. ; 29cm.
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Product Description

1, 111 artworks drawn from the art collections of 30 Filipino art collectors 30 art collections, 30 essays of formation, progression and completion • Six surveyed and chosen book covers present a unique mode of art book presentation and is thoughtfully designed to give the book a truly unique identity • Limited to 1000 copies; each of six covers has only 166 copies in print • Accompanied by an interactive CD-ROM which contains trivias about each collector, artworks and portraits of artists covered in the book • Amply illustrated with artworks, majority of these are never before seen and documented • Packed with many references on the works of the masters, established and emerging artists • An up-to-date and representative sample of Philippine modern and contemporary art • Delineates that fine art is not limited to traditional paintings and sculptures; lithographs, prints, drawings, comics, photographs, glass, ceramics, potteries, embroidery and stained glass all included • Thirty art collectors are featured individually; their brief biographies and stories of their acquisitions reveal their colorful histories, personalities, knowledge, tastes, methods in collecting and skillfully explain their reasons for collecting • Art collectors in the book are chosen and organized into three main chapters based on the criteria set by the author • Essays are concise and readable and are written in a way that has not been attempted in past publications and which other authors have ignored or simply passed over • Explores the idea that an art collection is an extension of oneself • Emphasizes that private art collecting has a beginning, middle and end stages and that it has a destiny – for the education and enjoyment of public • An insightful reference book for art students to pursue further research about private art collecting in the Philippines

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