Monday, January 25, 2016

Retrospective 2016

Schedule of exhibits with partners: Ateneo Art Gallery, Ayala Museum, Kalaw Ledesma Foundation, and Lopez Museum & Library.

Juvenal Sansó is a Spanish artist known for his expressive surrealistic landscapes in tropical colors. He makes use of watercolor, acrylic, and ink and dry brush in his paintings. He also creates etchings. He held his first one-man show in Paris. In 1957, he made his first local one-man show at the Philippine Art Gallery. He has since held solo exhibitions in Italy, the United States, England and Mexico and coming back to Manila for occasional shows. In 1964, he held a major all-media one-man show at the Cleveland Museum of Art, as well as one-man shows at Philadelphia Print Club and New York’s Weyhe Gallery. Sansó was an artist in residence for the Art Interaction program of the Shell National Students Art Competition from 2008 to 2009. In 2008, after 50 years of living in Paris, he decided to establish a permanent residence in Manila. (Wikipilipinas)

Find out more.

Fundacion Sansó is a not-for-profit institution with a mandate to preserve and promote the artistic legacy of Juvenal Sansó, a Philippine-based artist with a stellar international career in the visual arts spanning almost 70 years, to date, and who has been meritoriously awarded the King’s Cross of Isabela (Spain), the Order of Chevalier (France) and the Presidential Medal of Merit (Philippines). Fundacion Sansó manages and makes available to the public a collection of representative works by the artist, his personal archive, and his library of books and other publication formats collected by him personally, and those written about him in Museo Sansó. It is open to the public Mondays to Saturdays, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.

Fundacion Sansó is located at 32 V. Cruz St., San Juan City.

For inquiries, call 952-1568 / 0998-5723360 or email fundacionsanso@gmail.com.

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