National Artist Napoleon Abueva dies

News Philippines Feb 23, 2018 at 4:00 pm

MANILA, Philippines (3rd UPDATE) – National Artist for Sculpture Napoleon Abueva died on Friday, February 16. He was 88.

Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) Vice President and Artistic Director Chris Millado announced Abueva’s death in a Facebook post, shortly after the Abueva family confirmed the news to media.

“It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of National Artist Napoleon Abueva…State necrological honors at the Cultural Center of the Philippines will be announced after consulting with the family,” Millado said in his post.

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