Wasak!: Filipino Art Today by Matthias ArndtWasak!: Filipino Art Today by Matthias Arndt

Wasak!: Filipino Art Today

EditorMatthias Arndt

Hardcover | November 25, 2015

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This groundbreaking volume presents the first wellresearched overview ofthe Philippine contemporary arts scene, inviting the reader to discover aroundtwo dozen artists who are about to take the Western art market by storm.Each is featured with an outline of his ideas and techniques, photographs ofmajor works, and a portrait. The curator Norman Crisologo and the journalistand editor of a culture magazine Erwin Romulo have contributed an extensiveessay in which they lay the foundations for a discussion of where contemporaryPhilippine art stands and explore its relations to tradition and religion, filmnoir, vernacular imageries, and urban culture. The "Wasak!" of the title is apopular expression: its literal meaning is "broken," "ruined," or "wrecked," butin street slang it signals the speaker's amazement and enthusiasm: "Rad!"
Title:Wasak!: Filipino Art TodayFormat:HardcoverDimensions:176 pages, 11.18 × 8.74 × 0.71 inPublished:November 25, 2015Publisher:DistanzLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3954761173

ISBN - 13:9783954761173

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