Lot #008

Abdul Mari Imao

Sarimanok
signed and dated 2009 (lower left)
Oil On Canvas
24” x 24” (61 cm x 61 cm)
Starting Bid : Php 25,000
HP + BP : Php 210,240
Imao, National Artist, draws inspiration from Maranao and Tausug artistic traditions which he fuses with Western artistic traditions derived from studies at the University of Kansas and the prestigious Rhode Island School of Design. One of the major themes that form the basis of his art is the Sarimanok or the legendary bird with fish in its beak.