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DISTINCT REFINEMENTS: PAINTING FROM THE PROVINCES
In celebration of National Heritage Month

Tall Galleries
June 22 to October 28, 2017

Guest curator:
Professor Santiago Albano Pilar



Bawat kultura ay lumilikha ng kanyang natatanging kahusayan.

Layunin ng koleksiyon ng sining ng Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, na pinalawig noong 1981, na makabuo ng komprehensibong koleksiyon ng mga pinta mula sa mga lalawigan. Ang mga likhang ito ay nagpapahiwatig ng mga pagkakaiba at mga malikhaing gawi na yumabong sa iba't ibang panig ng bansa. Dulot ng malapit at likas na ugnayan sa kanilang mga paksa, kasamang inilarawan ng mga pintor buhat sa mga probinsya ang mga kawili-wiling detalye gaya ng kapitbahay na nakadungaw sa bintan, mga batang masayang naglalaro sa kalayuan, kababaihang naghuhuntahan, at maging mga alagang hayop.

Isang karangalan para sa BSP Art Collection ang pagkakaroon ng mga likha ng mga pintor mula sa mga lalawigan, kabilang dito ang noo'y di nakikilalang si Pedro Ardena ng Capiz, na nakapagtanghal sa St. Louis Universal Exposition noong 1904. Marangal at matagumpay na ipininta, ang mga natatanging kahusayang ito ay nagpapayabong sa diwa ng sining at pamanang Pilipino.

Every culture produces its distinct refinements.

The art collection of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, significantly expanded in 1981, intended to assemble a comprehensive collection of paintings from the provinces. These works intimate the various peculiarities and artistic tendencies that developed in the different part of the country. With personal and natural familiarity their subjects, the painters from the provinces included quaint details such as a neighbor peering out the window, children gaily playing in the distance, women huddled in chance conversations, and even cherished pets and animals.

It is a meritorious distinction of the BSP Art Collection to own works of painters and paintings from the provinces, including the likes of previously unacknowledged Pedro Ardena from Capiz, who exhibited in the St. Louis Universal Exposition in 1904. Painted with dignity and accomplishment, these distinct refinements contribute to the spirit of Filipino art and heritage.



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