Napoleon Abueva is active/lives in Philippines. Napoleon Abueva is known for sculpture.
Biography Napoleon Abueva
Napoleón Isabelo Veloso Abueva (born January 26, 1930), more popularly known as Napoleón Abueva, is a Filipino artist. He is a sculptor given the distinction as the Philippines' National Artist for Sculpture. He is also entitled as the "Father of Modern Philippine Sculpture". He was awarded National Artist of the Philippines in the field of Visual Arts.
Finishing his Bachelor of Fine Arts in Sculpture at the University of the Philippines (UP) in 1953 and after studies abroad, Abueva helped shape the local sculpture scene in the Philippines.
Adept in both academic representational style and modern abstract, Abueva has utilized almost all kinds of materials from hard wood (molave, acacia, langka (jackfruit) wo
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