(1924 - 1994)
Hugo Yonzon was active/lived in Philippines. Hugo Yonzon is known for Painting.
Biography Hugo Yonzon
Hugo Yonzon (1924-1994) was born in Manila. He graduated from the
University of the Philippines School of Fine Arts, 1947 on a Ramon Roces
scholarship. His first one man show was in Solidaridad Gallery in 1971.
Among his outstanding works include the 21-foot mural for the
Philippine Pavillion at the NY World's fair of 1964. In 1977, he formed
the Tuesday Portrait club with Legaspi, Olmedo, and five other artists,
it was so called because the artists held regular Tuesday portrait
sessions for sitters. His style is distinctive treatment uses clashing,
vivid colors to reflect local passions, and etched raindrop liked lines
to emphasize textures.Peso Book Foundation (2000), Art Series: Kayumanggi