Who was the first Filipino artist that was awarded as Philippine National Artist in 1972?

In 1972, Fernando Amorsolo became the first Filipino to be distinguished as the Philippine’s National Artist in Painting. He was named as the “Grand Old Man of Philippine Art” during the inauguration of the Manila Hilton’s art center, where his paintings were exhibited on January 23, 1969.

Who was the first Filipino National Artist for Literature awarded in 1973?

National Artist for Literature in 1973. National Artist for Visual Arts (May 30, 1892 – April 24, 1972) The country had its first National Artist in Fernando C. Amorsolo. Elpidio Quirino, … Philippine National Fernando Amorsolo is the very first national artist in the Philippines.

Who is the famous architect in the Philippines?


Born at the turn of the century, National Artist for Architecture Pablo Sebero Antonio pioneered modern Philippine architecture. His basic design is grounded on simplicity, no clutter.

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