Collection: Nani Reyes
Born on February 27, 1977, is one of the new wave artists of Angono who is known for introducing his own style of cubism. He rediscovered new styles of cubism and developed works of full characters by using flows and graceful anatomic movements.
Cubism emerged in the era of Cesar Legaspi and Vicente Manansala. These artists portrayed social relativism who were self-consciously renouncing previous art styles they though had become boring and stale.
Remarkably, Nani Reyes has introduced new styles in his artworks, he has exploited the full potentials of colors in his paintings, using warm and intense colors in his fragmented pictures.
Nani wants to portrait in his artworks, his life as a kid, the games that they have played during their childhood days to try to display it to the kids of this generation who were in the high-tech era. Depicting games such as Luksong Tinik, Sipa, Laban ng Gagamba, etc. is his prevailing artworks.
Growing up as a church sacristan also influenced his works and his latest works including Mama Mary, Sleeping St. Joseph, Prusisyon and other religious figures.
Also, his mother and child masterpieces and works showing family values are popular among his collectors.
Nani is a self-taught artist. He used to watch older artist and then he will remake it when he got home. Amazingly, through the ages he now mastered modern social expressionism that art lovers easily can relate into.