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Philippine Art In Focus: Botong Francisco, The Muralist

We have always considered Philippine art – its feeling, flow and energy - as an inspiration for much of our designs. Today, we needed a particular kind of intensity which we searched close to home for. With this, Botong Francisco comes to mind. Carlos “Botong” Francisco revived the long forgotten art of mural painting and has been proclaimed its most distinguished practitioner in the Philippines. Image Source: The Nose Flute, 1955   Botong Francisco devoted himself to his craft. During earlier years down this path, he dedicated study on graphic art and modernism before taking on large-scale murals which he...
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