(1914 - 2012)
Anita Corpus Magsaysay-Ho was active/lived in New York, Michigan / Philippines, China. Anita MagsaysayHo is known for modernist female figure genre painting, sculpture.
Anita Magsaysay-Ho is a Philippine painter, considered by many to be one of the most important and gifted Philippine modernists. In 1958, a panel of experts assembled by the Manila Chronicle named her one of the 6 most outstanding painters in Philippine history. Magsaysay-Ho's best known canvases, which often have both realist and stylized aspects, celebrate the beauty of Philippine women engaged in everyday tasks.
Magsaysay-Ho was born in Manila in May, 1914, the daughter of Ambrosio Magsaysay, an engineer, and Armilla Corpus. Anita's first cousin, Ramon Magsaysay, served as President of the Philippines from December of 1953 until his death in a 1957 plane crash. As an undergraduate at the Univer ... Displaying 750 of 6387 characters.