Contemporary

Sculptures

1930  •Tagbilaran. Bohol. Philippines • 85 yrs old • the Father of modern Filipino .Napoleon Abueva • Born in January 26.

• National Artist for Visual Art • Youngest to receive the honor at the age of 46 .

1953 – Kaganapan .

Abueva’s major works includes:  1955 – Kiss of Judas .

1979 – The Transfiguration .

1994 – Sunburst .

Several of his public art can also be found at UP Diliman: 57 – Crucifix with Two Corpora .

1967 – Tribute to Higher Education .

1979 – The Transfiguration  1979 – The Spirit of Business .

1994 – Nine Muses .

1996 – Three Women Sewing the First Philippine Flag .

Achievements: • 1959 – Ten Outstanding Young Men in the Philippines (Sculpture)  • 1966 – Cultural Heritage Award  • 1976 – Gawad CCP para sa Sining  • 1987 – Asean Awards for the Visual Arts in Bangkok  • 1995 – Fourth Asean Achievement Award for Visual Arts in Singapore .