Tikbalang (Sculpture)

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Tikbalang, also known as Peace-Loving Tikbalang is a 35.56 x 29.21 cm. bronze sculpture by Solomon Saprid in 1971. Saprid does not portray the tikbalang as a fearsome creature rather a playful, witty and somewhat comic creature. In this work, the tikbalang is a flower child of the late 1960's with a peace pendant hanging from its neck while playing the guitar.


CCP Encyclopedia of Philippine Art, Vol 4. Manila: Cultural Center of the Philippines



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