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BenCab Portraits at the Ayala Museum

BenCab Portraits is curated by historian Ambeth R. Ocampo who wrote, “These portraits do not just copy a face, they make each face tell a story that is at once that of the sitter, and a story that through art and memory has formed part of BenCab’s personal and public history.”

Get to Know Your Neighborhood: National Artist BenCab

In this week’s “Get to Know Your Neighborhood”–or in today’s case, your “neighbor”–we profile one of its most illustrious artists: BenCab. Although he needs no introduction, and even a simple biography and timeline can feel deficient in describing his life and body of work, we present this biography, courtesy of the Metropolitan Museum of Manila.

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