Edades: Victorio C. Edades And Moderism In Philippine Art

Edades: Victorio C. Edades And Moderism In Philippine Art

EdadesPainter Victorio C. Edades is featured with his life and works in this biographical documentary. As a painter, Edades is recognized for revolutionizing the art of modern painting, thus earning for himself the title of “Father of Philippine Modern Art.” With his modernist paintings like his masterpiece, The Builders, and his tireless effort as an educator, Edades was declared a National Artist for Visual Arts in 1976. His legacy to Philippine art is a valuable contribution to the continuing evolution of the country’s culture.

Edades: Victorio C. Edades And Moderism In Philippine Art

Synopsis

EdadesPainter Victorio C. Edades is featured with his life and works in this biographical documentary. As a painter, Edades is recognized for revolutionizing the art of modern painting, thus earning for himself the title of “Father of Philippine Modern Art.” With his modernist paintings like his masterpiece, The Builders, and his tireless effort as an educator, Edades was declared a National Artist for Visual Arts in 1976. His legacy to Philippine art is a valuable contribution to the continuing evolution of the country’s culture.

Description

2004/ Digital/ Color/ 74 mins/ Documentary

Sc/D: Nick Deocampo;
P: Committee on Galleries, National Commission for Culture and the Arts;
C: Yam Laranas;
E: Nonoy Dadivas
Cast: Mon Confiado, Pandy Aviado, Von Ryan Quinto, Mara Benitez

Key Subject Areas:
Arts & Culture; Colonialism/Neo-Colonialism (U.S.); Documentary; Identity; Indigenization; Philippine History; Modernism; Nation/Nationalism