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      April 13, 2013

      Saturday   6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

      868 Kearny Street
      San Francisco, California 94108

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      Dissecting Nature

      Manilatown Heritage Foundation presents

      Dissecting Nature
      New paintings by Jose Aggari.

      Opening reception features artwork, live entertainment, and special guests. Live jazz music with 'The Standard Deviants.' Kulintang performance by member of DIWA.

      Saturday April 13th, 2013
      6pm to 10pm
      I-Hotel Manilatown Center, 868 Kearny St., San Francisco CA 94108

      FREE, donations appreciated

      Dissecting Nature is a solo exhibit featuring artist Jose Aggari and his Mission Beacon students. The exhibit runs from April 13th, 2013 to May 31st, 2013.

      About Dissecting Nature
      “Beginning from a focal point, nothingness comes into my mind. Radiating in different configurations a cycle begins and I am alone at that moment. The essence of creativity evolves from the extension of the palette knife and stretching across my wooden canvas.” Aggari's artwork focuses on the relationship between man and nature by incorporating both architectural and natural elements into his paintings. He begins by applying thick layers of paint to the wood and then with spontaneous strokes with a palette knife slices through the canvas creating complete overlapping shapes and forms. The concept of struggle for survival is a familiar theme in his work. Aggari's primary concern, however is the aesthetic. His paintings possess an intricate, narrative quality when viewed at close range, but at a farther range more abstract and expressionistic. Aggari's work is a challenge to the analytical and a treat for the beauty seeker. He discovered his passion for art and music as a child, while growing up in the Philippines. He came from a family of artists. He is accomplished in painting, sculpture and architecture. He is also a gifted percussionist and saxophonist. Aggari immigrated to Chicago at the age of 13, studied art and architecture at Wright College and the University of Illinois.

      About Manilatown Heritage Foundation
      Our mission is to promote social and economic justice for Filipinos in America by preserving our history, advocating for equal access, and advancing our arts and culture.

      For more info:, or Facebook: ManilatownHeritageFoundation

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