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Virginia Ty-Navarro

 (1922 - 1996)
Virginia Ty-Navarro was active/lived in Philippines.  Virginia TyNavarro is known for incision technique sculpture, religious themes, shrines.

Biography   Virginia Ty-Navarro

A sculpture installation including one by Virginia Ty-Navarro is located in Quezon City, Philippines at the crossroads of EDSA and Ortigas Avenue. It was built by grateful Filipinos to honor the Virgin Mary for her protection and guidance during the world-renowned, bloodless ouster of the Marcos dictatorship that led to the return of democracy in the Philippines.

The idea for a commemorative shrine was conceived by Cardinal Sin two days after the Marcos family fled into exile in 1986.  He approached the Ortigas and Gokongwei families who agreed to donate the prime corner lot where the nuns and ordinary men and women bravely stood in front of military tanks and offered flowers to the soldiers. Architect Francisco Mañosa created   ...  Displaying 750 of 1580 characters.

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