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Manuel Rodriguez, Sr. is esteemed as Father of Philippine Modern Printmaking by artists and admirers whose lives and careers he has touched. The book , published by Lenore RS Lim Foundation for the Arts is a tribute by art collectors to an artist who has made significant contribution to the development of Philippine modern art. Editor Imelda Cajipe Endaya writes about the artists' beliefs, philosophy of life and teachings. Eva Florentino essays the artist's life. Former protege Virgilio Aviado talks about how his own art career has followed his teacher's artistic path. Clint White writes appreciative observations and shares assessments of Rodriguez' art by art industry professionals in New York. 120 pages in full color.


About the Author

Imelda Cajipe Endaya
Icendaya Manila and New York

Imelda Cajipe Endaya is painter, printmaker, mixed media, installation artist, curator, writer and book designer. She edited and designed the books Manuel Rodriguez, Sr. Into the Threshold (New York 2009), the Society of Philippine American Artists Book 2 (New York 2009), and Daniel Ftizpatrick SJ’s Glad Tidings (New York 2008). As an independent curator, she has curated and written major exhibitions for the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP), the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA), the Creative Collective Center Inc. and Ford Foundation, covering printmaking, modern and contemporary art, women’s art, and art of Paete, Laguna. She co- curated the Luwas/Louas: The National Artists, organized in 2003 by the NCCA. She was founding editor of Pananaw Philippine Journal of Visual Arts (Manila 1997), visual arts associate editor of the CCP Encyclopedia of Philippine Art (Manila 1994), and co-author of Filipino Engraving (Manila1980).

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