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Kiukok Ang

 (1931 - 2005)
Kiukok Ang was active/lived in Philippines.  Kiukok Ang is known for figurative expressive painting.

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Kiukok Ang


Ang Kiukok (1931-2005)

He was a Filipino painter who attained prominence for his distinct portrayal of cubist, surrealist and expressionist concepts.  He was named a National Artist for Visual Arts in 2001 for his figurative expressionist style.  Ang Kiukok was known for his non-mainstream portrayals of the mother and child and the crucifixion of Christ.
 
He was one of the most dynamic figures in the Philippine art scene from the 60s until his death in 2005.
 
Ang Kiukok was born in Davao City on 1 March 1931 to Chinese parents, Vicente Ang and Chin Lim.  He had four children with his wife, Mary de Jesus.
 
Ang's father wanted to name his son Hua Shing, meaning "Chinese-born", but deci  ...  Displaying 750 of 5779 characters.



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About  Kiukok Ang

Born:  1931 - Davao City, Philippines
Died:   2005 - Quezon City, Philippines
Known for:  figurative expressive painting