Vicente Manansala /   Vicente Silva Manansala

Philippines 1910 - 1981

Cubism

Vicente Manansala
Vicente Silva Manansala
Male
Philippines
1910
September 24, 2013
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Vicente Manansala was a Filipino cubist painter and illustrator, born in Macabebe, Philippines in 1910 and died of cancer in Manila, Philippines in 1981.

Manansala was the developer of transparent cubism. A fine example of this “transparent and translucent” technique is his composition, Kalabaw (Carabao) He is known for fusing the cultures of the barrio and the city in his paintings.