Amorsolo paintings star in new UST museum
On display are important artworks whose recent restorations were funded by the donations of the Museum’s friends and benefactors through the annual Christmas Concert Gala, co-chaired by Ms. Maricris Zobel and UST Museum Director, Rev. Fr. Isidro Abaño, O.P.
One such painting is Fernando Amorsolo's "Bayanihan" which evokes the cooperative spirit of a bygone era.
The Hall of the Visual Arts include over 40 priceless paintings as permanent display in the Hall of Visual Arts, such as the celebrated “Portrait of A Young Balinese Girl” by Romualdo Locatelli, “Portrait of Bishop Antonio Zulaybar” by Juan Arzeo, “Brown Madonna” by Galo Ocampo, “Pastoral” by Carlos “Botong” Francisco, “Portrait of Dr. Jose Rizal” by Victorio Edades, “Harvest Festival” by Ricarte Puruganan, ”Fruit Vendor” by Pablo Amorsolo, “Bayanihan” by Fernando Amorsolo and the “Foundation of the University of Santo Tomas” by Domingo Celis that won the painting competition held during the University’s 300th anniversary in 1911.
Press release from UST