Stamps featuring the great achievers in Philippine art (November)

The Philippine Postal Corporation will issue a set of stamps and souvenir sheet for the 2001 National Stamp Collecting Month (November) featuring some of the great achievers in Philippine Art.

Kind of Issue: Special
Denomination and Quantity: P5.00 – – – – – 50,000
11.00 – – – – – 50,000
13.00 – – – – – 50,000
15.00 – – – – – 50,000
Souvenir Sheet: P15.00 – – – – – 12,000
Date of Issue: November 26, 2001
Last Day of Sale: February 26, 2002
Sheet Composition: 50 on (5 x 10)
Size of Stamp: 30mm x 40mm & 40mm x 30mm
Perforation: 14
Printing Process: Litho-Offset ( 4 colors)
Paper: Imported Unwatermarked
Printer: Amstar Company, Inc.
Layout Artist: Alfonso V. Divina
Design Coordinator: Ramon G. Orlina
Graphic Artist: Edgar P. Patricio
Design: The artwork from the collections of the Cultural Center of the Philippines, photo provided by Mr. Ramon G. Orlina

The range of subjects in Philippine contemporary painting can be as wide and varied as the artist's imagination. Even scenes that appear "typical" may be re-interpreted and given new treatment. How often have we encountered landscape paintings with churches, or images of jeepney's, women in groups. or sidewalk vendors? And yet. it is the frequency of their occurrences that help define local vignettes" It is the artist's task to etch them into public memory in ways that are creative and fresh, From the Cultural Center of the Philippines visual arts collection, we are pleased to present a selection of paintings that may be viewed as contemporary renditions of folk scenes: (followed by particulars of each painting artist, title, mention the subject matter, and medium and size in parenthesis. Read more.



Stamps, Souvenir Sheets and Official First Day Covers will be available starting 26 November 2001 at the Philatelic Division, Door 203, Liwasang Bonifacio 1000 Manila and all Regional Offices of the Philippine Postal Corporation.

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