March 4, 2013

Self-offering

mural in the Palma Hall of the University of the Philippines - Diliman The mural on the second floor of the University of the Philippines - Diliman's Palma Hall features scenes from the country's long history of fighting for freedom—against the Spanish, Japanese, and Americans, then against the Martial Law regime of Ferdinand Marcos. The figure in the middle is the sculpture called the Oblation, which has become the state university's symbol.

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12 comments:

Cezar and Léia said...

Beautiful mural and very interesting detail, lots of things to represent and mainly history of the country.
Great one!
Léia

s.c said...

So, that is an impressive mural. Only it is a pity that it is not in a public space.

Halcyon said...

I like murals like this. It makes history come alive!

Lowell said...

A stunning mural and a fine memorial to those who have fought for freedom in your country. Sometimes, we forget those who gave so much!

SRQ said...

Really well done. What a challenge to squeeze in so much history into that space.

Petrea Burchard said...

It has a sweeping feel. Do you know when it was painted?

Marie said...

It's a stirring, inspiring mural! Very dramatic! Boy, the Philippines have been through so much!

RedPat said...

It's a wonderful way to keep history alive!

E Squared and Mui said...

Impressive; I like murals that bring history to life ... and the red banner ties the scenes together.

Dina said...

Your country has been through tough times.

Ebie said...

History all molded into one setting, what a beautiful conception and fine details.

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Oakland Daily Photo said...

This is very dramatic---almost operatic. But then the broad sweep of history is, isn't it. Wonderful to see and think about. Thanks, Hilda, for contributing to this week's Monday Mural.