Broadcast journalist cheche lazaro checks on the current situation of children painted by the late joey velasco in hapag ng pagasa, a painting that depicts the last supper scene featuring. The stories of the children of the hapag ng pagasa table of. Hapag ng pagasa table of hope last supper with the street children, by joey velasco. His painting that was launched last june 2007 titled hapag ng. This painting, entitled hapag ng pagasa table of hope is the work of joey velasco, a filipino artist who used actual manila street kids to depict the last. Inspired by joey velasco s painting, hapag ng pagasa the table of hope thank you, lord for this wonderful show of happy faces, sincere and true without asking why who we are, what we wear. These are the two words that best describe the painting of artist, or rather heartist as the man wants to call himself, joey a. Hapag ng pagasa, table of hope, is the work of joey velasco 19672010. It is a big delivery box, knocked apart and nailed together again as a table.
The book of revelations the last in the bible has long caused controversy and debate as it deals with the second coming of christ and final end of the world, though often cryptic and difficult to understand and interpret. He specialized in religious art and was called a heartist for luciano calafatejesus. After treating them to meals, velasco took their pictures and r. Joey velasco sa kambas ng lipunan on the canvas of society. Best known for his work hapag ng pagasa table of hope, which depicts the last supper scene with jesus and. Done in oil on a 48 x 96 canvas by an artist named joey velasco, hapag ng pagasa is a variation i should say, a very relevant, modernday version of the last supper, with street children in dirty clothes sharing a meal with jesus, instead of the usual 12 apostles weve all been accustomed to seeing. The book of joey velasco has a wisdom brought about by a life lived to the fullest. It was five years ago, around the same time that velasco was diagnosed with kidney cancer, when he unveiled hapag ng.
Filipino artist joey velasco, known for his painting, hapag ng. Last supper with the street children, by joey velasco. Table of hope hapag ng pagasa 17 12 x 30 print of original 4 x 8 oil and canvas painting by joey velasco 2006. Lo saturday, november 1, 2008 this time last year, i wrote what readers said was a touching story about hapag ng pagasa by joey velasco, which is a reworking of the last supper with streetchildren instead of the apostles sharing a humble meal with jesus. Velasco became a wellknown artist in the philippines.
Joey velasco painting heal our land jesus pictures. What follows is an excerpt from joey velasco s speech at the start of his book launching and first solo exhibit in art asia. Filipino artist joey velasco, known for his painting, hapag ng pagasa, passed away tuesday morning at the national kidney institute after battling kidney problems. It is reproduced with the permission of the artists widow, queenie velasco, and the joey velasco. Joey velasco sa kambas ng lipunan the filipino rambler. In celebration of easter sunday 2014, cheche lazaro presents. The late joey velasco painted the mural hapag ng pagasa table of hope, shown below, which became an overnight sensation because of its powerful social message the 12 apostles depicted as squatter kids. Landas the path is joey velasco s inspiring journey to the creation of his newest religious paintings which in the forefront is the hapag ng pagibig the table of love.
The play was based on joey velasco s painting, hapag ng pagasa and book they have jesus in them which features 12 povertystricken children in a last supper scene. See the article hapag ng pagasa by jesuit priest james b. The 12 children in the painting are real people the painter, joey. Joey velasco painting heal our land jesus art, jesus. The table of hope poem by meggie gultiano poem hunter. Ano ang nagudyok kay joey upang ituon ang kaniyang canvass sa mga batang lansangan. Velasco in which he painted jesus with the twelve impoverished filipino children instead of the twelve apostles. How to be productive at home from a remote work veteran.
On the canvas of society while you watch this video, allow me to share with you some words as a backdrop or background of this video. Manila, philippines the 12 street children in hapag ng pagasa, a highly recognizable work by the late joey velasco, have moved many who look at the most reproduced contemporary. What made it more interesting is that the search for the maker of this modern artwork led to a humble man in. Best known for his work hapag ng pagasa, or table of hope, which depicts the last supper with jesus and streetchildren instead of the disciples, velasco. He has called it hapag ng pagasa, the table of hope. Velasco was a filipino visual artist known for his pieces that focus on religious themes in realistic settings. Hapag ng pagasa table of hope philippine basic education. Hapag ng pagasa is a painting of the last supper but in place of the 12 apostles are the 12 impoverished children of our society. These kids were not an imagination for he had paid for these. His most notable piece is hapag ng pagasa table of hope, a recasting of the last. Actually, these children are not just part of velasco. Shaping the sustainability of the hapag community and inspiring the youth in partner.
A documentary is made to pay tribute to joey velasco s life and works and to follow the street children he once cared for. They have jesus catholic online bookstore in philippines st. Bopistick, hapag ng pagasa by joey velasco this is the. He entitled the work hapag ng pagasa, or table of hope. By providing better futures not only for his 12 models but for inspiring others with his life as well, joey velasco. Some of which are now displayed at the joey velasco gallery at riverbanks center, here. Revisiting 12 children in velascos hapag ng pagasa. Joey velasco is a talented filipino painter and sculptor. Landas the path is joey velascos inspiring journey to the creation of his newest religious paintings which in the forefront is the hapag ng.
Joey velasco is a filipino visual artist who dared to journey in a field, gingerly trodden by filipino artists religious art. Lo saturday, november 1, 2008 this time last year, i wrote what readers said was a touching story about hapag ng pagasa by joey velasco, which is a. It even replaced leonardo da vincis the last supper in filipino families dining rooms. It even replaced leonardo da vincis the last supper in filipino. Hapag ng pagasa table of hope by by filipino artist, joey velasco 19672010. And definitely, with hapag ng pagasa, joey velasco s art did not only reflect the grim realities of poverty in our nation, but also helped alter it as well. Please practice handwashing and social distancing, and check out our resources for adapting to these times. Best known for his work hapag ng pagasa, or table of hope, which depicts the last supper with jesus and street children instead of the disciples, velasco. With his wife queeny overseeing the business, velasco bought art books and searched the internet to. The 12 children in the painting are real people the painter, joey velasco, discovered in poor areas of metro manila and quezon city. Tatlong obra ni joey velasco, a solo exhibition of renowned heartist joey velasco march 18. I dont know him until last night while watching on television, i saw the commercial of probe team featuring joey velasco, who is the author and artist of hapag ng pagasa obra. In doing this, i wish to commit myself more and to live up to what is yet to unfold in the pages of this book.
Joey velasco is a filipino visual artist who dared to journey in a field, gingerly trodden by filipino artistsreligious art. His most notable piece is hapag ng pagasa table of hope, a. Now the a timely version of last suffer was painted by filipino artist joey velasco. Hapag ng pagasa table of hope is a popular painting that depicts the last supper. Hapag ng pagasa table of hope we are all familiar with the painting of leonardo da vincis last suffer. Gawad kalingaancop australia denies involvement with the. The first time i saw joey velascos painting, the hapag ng pagasa, i felt a different feeling. The twelve children in the painting are real people the painter, joey velasco, discovered in poor areas of metro manila and quezon city. His work strove to situate jesus christ among the filipino poor, awakening a sense of faith and a cry to social action for the underprivileged. Joey velasco s most notable piece, hapag ng pagasa table of hope, a recasting of the last supper, where christ shares a meal with hungry street children was featured in this short film. At the entrance of the major seminary of the university of santo tomas, in manila, you will see a painting. Hapag ng pagasa, made quite a stir in the artistic circle, social media, and local parishes. Kambas ng lipunan 2006 lumang paintbursh 2007 kakaibang kulay 2008.
The artist was only 43 years old when he passed away because of a lifethreatening kidney disease. It portrays poor children from metro manila, all between the ages of 4 and 14, at the last supper with christ our lord. The childrens stories are featured in the book they have jesus. Here joey replace the characther of the apostols with the street children. Artist and businessman joey velasco, most known for the painting hapag ng pagasa, died from kidney cancer complications on july 20, reports. Oct, 2015 table of hope hapag ng pagasa by joey velasco. This painting reveals a story of greater hunger than a plate of rice could satisfy. Cheche lazaro features the children in joey velascos. Hapag ng pagasa by joey velasco by radelaine czarina. The story behind hapag ng pagasa last supper, phil version. This painting reveals a story of greater hunger than. Velasco is the businessmanartist behind hapag ng pagasa, an updating of the last supper featuring christ with streetchildren, which is one of the most famous local paintings in recent years.1421 1516 823 1566 829 1149 792 1048 1183 66 916 1533 667 295 1009 16 171 873 1194 191 182 438 807 378 577 1410 806 1394 544 1234 218 594 940 316