C OLL E C TOR ‘ S C H OI C E : A C O L L E C T I O N O F F I L I P I N O S A N T O S – TAASA Review June 2013


This article was originally found in the June 2013 edition of TAASA Review (Volume 22, Issue 2, Page 26).

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Pamela Walker with Ron Walker O ne corner of our house is given over to about a dozen wooden figures of Filipino household saints of varying sizes, the fruits of two generations of collecting.

Most are on shelves; two statues of the Virgin standing on their crescent moons, robes fluttering, hang on the wall.

It doesn’t really look like a shrine, more like a gathering of individuals, each focused on some intense inner life, but nevertheless also gazing directly out at the world around them...