Benedicto Cabrera

Benedicto Reyes Cabrera

National Artist for Visual Arts at Philippines

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General Information

Experience

Illustrator  - The Sunday Times

Education

fine arts advertising , UP

bachelor's degree  - Fine Arts , University of the Philippines

Affiliations

Founding Member  - The BenCab Museum

Curtain Call  - Lopez Museum

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#2 - BenCab Museum: Benedicto Reyes Cabrera, also known as BenCab, is the Philippines' National Artist for Visual Arts, as proclaimed in 2006, by then Philippine President, Gloria Macapagal Arroyo.

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BAGUIO CITY - Benedicto Reyes Cabrera - or BenCab, as he is more popularly known - launched his 3rd book and an exhibit of his paintings of nudes here at the Café by the Ruins last Tuesday, July 8.
With Cabrera himself to autograph it, the book sold-out at a discounted price of P1,900.00 each. Guests were also treated to only-in-the-Café by the Ruins snacks and a new Café drink from the Cordilleras - gumamela tea. In 2006, Cabrera was conferred the Order of National Artist for Visual Arts, the highest honor given to a Filipino visual artist by the President of the Philippines. The exhibit at Café by the Ruins would run until July 16 and would be the book's last launching, stated Cabrera.

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BAGUIO CITY — Benedicto Reyes Cabrera - or BenCab, as he is more popularly known - launched his 3rd book and an exhibit of his paintings of nudes here at the Caf, by the Ruins last Tuesday, July 8.
With Cabrera himself to autograph it, the book sold-out at a discounted price of P1,900.00 each. Guests were also treated to only-in-the-Caf, by the Ruins snacks and a new Caf, drink from the Cordilleras - gumamela tea. In 2006, Cabrera was conferred the Order of National Artist for Visual Arts, the highest honor given to a Filipino visual artist by the President of the Philippines. The book, entitled "Bencab: Nude Drawings" from Anvil Publishing, Inc., is Cabrera's third book and is his first drawing book to tackle the human figure, a subject which has fascinated artists all over the world since time immemorial. The exhibit at Caf, by the Ruins would run until July 16 and would be the book's last launching, stated Cabrera.

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