The Cultural Center of the Philippines and100 Years of Cesar Legaspi present Lying in State

PRESS RELEASE

April 5, 20017

 

Cesar Legaspi

 Cesar legaspi, Games for Three, 1972, oil on wood, 124 x 195.2 cm.

Collection of the Cultural Center of the Philippines.Photo by Philip Escudero.

 

 

The Cultural Center of the Philippines and100 Years of Cesar Legaspi present  Lying in State,

the much anticipated launching exhibit of National Artist Cesar Legaspi’s birth centenary.  

 

Lying in State is on view at the CCP’s Bulwagang Juan Luna (Main Gallery) and 2nd and 3rd floor hallway galleries, until June 4.  It opened on April 2.

 

Featuring the artist’s public art projects and state commissions, including those from the collections of the Cultural Center of the Philippines, the National Museum of the Philippines, and Malacanan Palace, Lying in Statewill feature unique collaborations with younger generations of artists from diverse fields: from lantern makers of Pampanga to media artists taking off from Legaspi pieces employing animation and video projection.

 

Viewing hours are from Tuesday to Sunday,10am-6pm. Free admission.

 

Aside from the exhibit itself, a series of related activities will be held from April to June 2017 at the CCP as an educational component to the exhibition. For more information, contact the CCP Visual Arts & Museum Division, Production & Exhibition Department at landlines (632) 8321125 local 1504/1505, or (632) 8323702, mobile (0917) 6033809, email ccp.exhibits@gmail.com, or visit www.culturalcenter.gov.ph.