Alfonso Ossorio - Welfed Baby, 1950 (detail)

Alfonso Ossorio /   Alfonso Angel Yangco Ossorio

Philippines 1916 - 1990

Abstract Expressionism

Alfonso Ossorio
Alfonso Angel Yangco Ossorio
July 27, 2013

Alfonso A. Ossorio was a Filipino-American painter, whose art synthesized Abstract Expressionism, Surrealism and Art Brut in different periods – these styles and the artist representing the styles, such as Jackson Pollock and Jean Dubuffet influenced him greatly, shaping a course of his career. Alfonso Ossorio was born in Manila, the Philippines in 1916.

Featured image: Alfonso Ossorio – Welfed Baby, 1950 (detail). Ink, wax, watercolor on paper. 11 1/2 x 8 3/4 in. 29.2 x 22.2 cm. Photo courtesy Berry Campbell Gallery