Contemporary and multi awarded artist Mark Justiniani from Bacolod is the country’s cultural ambassador who has impressed artists and arts enthusiasts with his Philippine Pavilion art work in the ongoing Venice Biennale’s 58th International Art Exhibition that started last May 8.
Known for his meaningful art pieces, Justiniani collaborated on an environmentally-themed art sculpture project together with acclaimed artists such as National Artist Benedicto “BenCab” Cabrera, Elmer Borlongan, Geraldine Javier, and José Santos III back in 2018.
Mark Justiniani is a graduate of Arts Education at the University of the Philippines Diliman. Justiniani’s love for art has since been polished and practiced in different styles and techniques. In the social realism arts, Mark practiced the art of configuration of spaces.
Justiniani has achieved the dream of many artists, that of having his first solo exhibition back in 1987. He continues to be exhibited in various art venues.
His art pieces in the ongoing Venice Biennale’s 58th International Art Exhibition have received praises on different art sites. Collectively presented by curator Tessa Maria Guazon with the theme “Island Weather” the Filipino artist’s works refer to the “vernacular quip for the fleeting nature of power. It deepens artist Mark Justiniani’s investigation of vision and its role in the construction of truth.”
Mark Justiniani’s Venice exhibition at the Philippine Pavilion will run until November 24, 2019.
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