Modernist Avatars: National Artist Jeremias “Jerry” Elizalde Navarro

National Artist Jerry Navarro’s Modernist transformations can be likened to a Buddhist avatar undergoing constant reincarnation

Filipino artist Roberto Robles’ songs of transcience

Roberto Robles' works span the range from Filipino verve to Zen silence, only to hear the sound of nature speak its eternal songs of transience

Sophisticated Folk: The Genre Works of National Artist Vicente Manansala

Manansala’s art bred a combination of confident machismo, devout Catholicism, and artistic restlessness devoted to the various genres in Modern Art

When Worlds Mutate: The Abstractions of National Artist Hernando Ruiz Ocampo

HR Ocampo’s geometric works translate the fear of an unfamiliar future into visions of hope, collectively serving as reminders of reality

Filipino installation artist Junyee makes a stand with felled trees

Junyee’s sculptural works show how the native in us emerges when we are confronted with modern challenges, and becomes transformed

Abstracting Nature: Jose T. Joya and his abstract expressionism

Often of a large or dramatic scale, abstracts by Jose T. Joya followed a process of visual and formal reduction based on an observation of nature