Filipino sculptors came to be known in the middle of the 19th century. Classical Philippine sculpture reached its peak in the works of Guillermo Tolentino (1890-1976). His best known masterpiece is the Bonifacio Monument, which is a group sculpture composed of numerous figures massed around a central obelisk.
Who are the Filipino sculptures?
The 10 Most Famous Filipino Artists and their Masterworks
- Fernando Amorsolo (1892-1972)
- José Joya (1931-1995)
- Pacita Abad (1946-2004)
- Ang Kiukok (1935-2005)
- Benedicto Cabrera (1942-present)
- Kidlat Tahimik (1942-present)
- Eduardo Masferré (1909-1995)
- Agnes Arellano (1949-present)
Who is the famous artist in the Philippines?
Fernando Amorsolo is the most famous artist from the Philippines.
Is sculpture better than paintings?
But, leaving aside the question of commemoration, both painting and sculpture also serve a decorative purpose, and in this regard painting is far superior. And if it is not, so to say, as enduring as sculpture, all the same it survives a long time, and for as long as it does it is far more beautiful.”