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b. 1967, Philippines

Bernardo Pacquing Biography

Bernardo Pacquing continues to approach the expressive potential of abstraction in painting and sculpture through the use of disparate found objects that confront and disrupt perceptions of aesthetic representation, form, and value. By focusing on the organic shapes of visual reality, his work displaces notions of indisputable forms and opens possibilities for coexisting affirmations and denials.

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Pacquing was born in Tarlac, Pampanga in 1967. He graduated from the University of the Philippines College of Fine Arts in 1989 and was twice awarded the Grand Prize for the Art Association of the Philippines Open Art Competition (Painting, Non- Representation) in 1992 and 1999. He is also a recipient of the Cultural Center of the Philippines Thirteen Artists Award in 2000, an award given to exemplary artists in the field of contemporary visual art. Pacquing received a Freeman Fellowship Grant for a residency at the Vermont Studio Center in the United States.

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Bernardo Pacquing Featured Artworks

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Damp Mortar by Bernardo Pacquing contemporary artwork painting, works on paper
Bernardo PacquingDamp MortarHousepaint and oil on canvas
182.88 x 91.44 cm
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Crimped Tent by Bernardo Pacquing contemporary artwork sculpture
Bernardo PacquingCrimped Tent, 2019Assemblage on canvas
182.88 x 274.32 cm
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The King's Bloody Crown #4 by Bernardo Pacquing contemporary artwork installation
Bernardo PacquingThe King's Bloody Crown #4, 2018Mixed media
10.5 x 26 x 16 inches
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Ridge Block by Bernardo Pacquing contemporary artwork sculpture
Bernardo PacquingRidge Block, 2017concrete
46.85 x 23.62 x 7.48 inches
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East Wind by Bernardo Pacquing contemporary artwork sculpture
Bernardo PacquingEast Wind, 2017wood
129.92 x 37.8 inches
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Bernardo Pacquing Recent Exhibitions

Bernardo Pacquing Represented By

SILVERLENS contemporary art gallery in Manila, Philippines SILVERLENS Manila
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