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Finding the Artist’s Light

For her sixth solo show at 1335MABINI, painter Celeste Lecaroz revisits the oeuvre of National Artist Fernando Amorsolo, master of light in Philippine genre paintings, in an effort to remember his life, reinterpret his works, and find new light in the past and present. Read the full review by art curator and critic John Alexis …

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Répétitio Lecaroz

In a collaboration with the Fernando Amorsolo Art Foundation, Celeste Lecaroz presents ‘RÉPÉTITIO LECAROZ’ at 1335Mabini in Makati City, Philippines. The solo exhibition comprises 15 reinterpretations of works by Philippine painter Fernando Amorsolo which Lecaroz renders into spontaneous realism. These derivative works were all painted during lockdown and celebrate generations in Philippine art during a …

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Répétitio Lecaroz

In a collaboration with the Fernando Amorsolo Art Foundation, Celeste Lecaroz presents ‘RÉPÉTITIO LECAROZ’ at 1335Mabini in Makati City, Philippines. The solo exhibition comprises 15 reinterpretations of works by Philippine painter Fernando Amorsolo which Lecaroz renders into spontaneous realism. These derivative works were all painted during lockdown and celebrate generations in Philippine art during a …

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Monograph of “Repetitio Lecaroz” now available; free download until July 28, 2021

The art monograph of “Repetitio Lecaroz” is now available in print and pdf versions. The monograph features all 15 paintings on exhibit and the exhibition essay by Danton Remoto, whose novel, “Riverrun,” was recently published by Penguin Random House. The monograph also features the poetry of Jim Pascual Agustin, the international award-winning Filipino poet based …

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Celeste Lecaroz: Reimagining Fernando Amorsolo And His Shimmering Landscapes

Painter Celeste Lecaroz does a “repetition” of the iconic paintings of National Artist in her style called spontaneous realism. She does repeat them, but she also reimagines these illuminated landscapes in her 15 paintings. National Artist Fernando Amorsolo (1892 to 1972) was a gifted artist who painted rural Philippine landscapes with a characteristic glow. The …

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1335Mabini, in cooperation Fernando Amorsolo Art Foundation, presents RÉPÉTITIO LECAROZ

1335Mabini, in cooperation Fernando Amorsolo Art Foundation, presents RÉPÉTITIO LECAROZ, a solo exhibition by Celeste Lecaroz that pays homage to Fernando Amorsolo’s works throughout his career. Approached through lenses one does not often see, Lecaroz brings another layer of life to the works of the late maestro by painting onto canvas iconic images through vivid …

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Painter Celeste Lecaroz pays homage to National Artist Fernando Amorsolo in her latest one-woman show

Visual artist Celeste Lecaroz continues to defy the limits of the pandemic by mounting another solo show. Her latest entitled “Repetitio” runs from June 30 to July 28, 2021, at 1335Mabini in Karrivin Plaza, Chino Roces Avenue Extension, in Makati City. This exhibit is Lecaroz’s second for the year and her sixth one-woman show since …

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Lecaroz among 14 Filipino artists featured in Buklod Sining Virtual Art Exhibit

The Filipino Cultural Heritage Society of Washington, in partnership with Seattle Center Festal, presents the Buklod Sining Virtual Art Exhibit featuring the work of 14 Filipino artists, including Celeste Lecaroz. The exhibit, which opens on June 5 (June 6 in Manila) is being staged in celebration of the 123rd anniversary of Philippine independence. View the …

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