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mideo cruz poleteismo

Mideo Cruz talks post‘Poleteismo’ and the concept of

Two years ago in Manila, Mideo was embroiled in a furious controversy when he unveiled an installation showing the image of Christ and a penis. The collage, called “Poleteismo,” was part of a group exhibition at the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) called “Kulo.” For


Artist Mideo Cruz is now at the eye of one of the biggest controversies in the Philippine visual arts scene. His latest work “Poleteismo” is being vilified left and right by various religious groups and influential leaders, and an ABSCBN reporter has even come out with a

Philippines Astir Over Mideo Cruz''s Art Exhibit

The Philippines has been buzzing in recent weeks over Filipino artist Mideo Cruz, after his provocative exhibit in Manila sparked protests and threats in this overwhelmingly Catholic nation. His...

Conflict of Perspectives: Politeismo in the Eyes of the

Mideo Cruz’s Politeismo is one of the artworks exhibited in the main gallery of Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) in time with the nation’s celebration of Dr. Jose Rizal’s 150th birthday. With the theme “Kulo”, a group of artists largely mainly coming from the

When art irritates religion, Inquirer Opinion

Mideo Cruz’s work “Poleteismo,” which was exhibited at the Cultural Center of the Philippines, has polarized public opinion so sharply that any commentary, if it is to have any value, is expected to weigh in on the pressing question of who is right and who is wrong.

Senate probe on ''Kulo'' becomes discourse on art, ABS

MANILA, Philippines A controversial art exhibit that showed an image of Jesus Christ with a wooden penis attached to his face has raised questions about what constitutes art. On Tuesday, two National Artists gave their opinions in the Senate committee on education, arts, and culture inquiry on the "Poleteismo" art work of Mideo Cruz.

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