Who is Vicente Manansala?
Manansala is a National Artist for visual arts. Among his famous works are the Madonna of the Slums, Kalabaw, and Jeepneys.
According to Manansala entry on Wikipedia, the cubist and illustrator was born in Macabebe, Pampanga. He studied at UP School of Fine Arts. In 1949, Manansala received a six-month grant by UNESCO to study at the Ecole de Beaux Arts in Banff and Montreal, Canada. In 1950, he received a nine-month scholarship to study at the Ecole de Beaux Arts in Paris by the French government.
What’s inside the Vicente Manansala Historical Shrine?
This shrine houses the memorabilia and artworks of Manansala. The National Historical Institute declared the shrine as a historical landmark in June 1978.
Where is Vicente Manansala Historical Shrine located?
It is located at No. 73 Gloria St., San Carlos Heights Subd., Tayuman, Binangonan, Rizal. Go to the second gate of the subdivision where you can ride a tricycle going to the shrine.
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