FA 165.2 Introduction to Philippine Visual Arts
(Philippine Visual Arts)
The rich culture of the Philippines and its expression through the visual arts is the topic of this course, which is organized thematically and within themes chronologically. The development of the visual arts is traced through three historical periods: the pre-historic and pre-colonial period, the Hispanic and American period, and the modern and contemporary period. Masterpieces of Philippine art and and national cultural and artistic treasures are discussed in the context the societies that created them.