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Heterodimers of Progress Artwork

Lucell Larawan


Mixed Media, Acrylic on Canvas

Size: 60 W x 48 H x 2.5 D in

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About The Artwork

"Heterodimers of Progress" is a striking artwork born from the inspiration of progress catalysts, often referred to as heterodimers in biological terms. In this context, tradition and innovation emerge as pivotal catalysts, symbolizing the harmonious balance required for societal advancement. Tradition is thoughtfully represented by the embodiment of our nation's cultural heritage through the martial art of Arnis. On the other hand, innovation is depicted by the symbol of electric cars, embodying the contemporary need to reduce pollution and minimize our carbon footprint. Medium and Style: This captivating piece is expertly brought to life with a skillful blend of mixed media, where tradition meets innovation on the canvas. The artistic style seamlessly fuses elements of symbolism and abstract expressionism to convey a compelling narrative of progress. Materials and Surface: To enhance the artwork's depth and visual impact, a variety of materials and techniques were thoughtfully employed. The canvas surface, carefully primed with synthetic materials, serves as a rich and textured foundation. Vibrant hues and intricate details blend to create a visually captivating and tactilely engaging experience. Framing: For a polished presentation, "Heterodimers of Progress" is elegantly framed to complement the depth of its symbolism and design. The framing enhances the overall aesthetic, inviting viewers to delve into the artwork's narrative. Hanging: Displaying "Heterodimers of Progress" is a straightforward process, thanks to the included hanging hardware. The artwork can be easily secured on your chosen wall, ensuring that its meaningful narrative finds a worthy place in your space. This piece encapsulates the power of tradition and innovation as catalysts for societal progress. It serves as a visual reminder of the significance of striking a harmonious balance between our heritage and the need for forward-thinking solutions to ensure a sustainable and thriving future.

Details & Dimensions

Mixed Media:Acrylic on Canvas

Original:One-of-a-kind Artwork

Size:60 W x 48 H x 2.5 D in

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Born in Tagbilaran City, Bohol, in 1973, Lucell Larawan is a Filipino artist whose work has garnered global acclaim. With two finalist awards at the International Artist Grand Prize Championship in Taiwan and semi-finalist recognition at the national Metrobank Art and Design Excellence, his artistry transcends borders. Larawan's dedication to art has earned him the prestigious Gawad Bagong Biswal from the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA). He has hosted eight solo exhibitions across the Philippines, including one supported by an NCCA Gallery grant in February 2023. Beyond solo shows, Larawan has contributed to group exhibitions in Taiwan and the Philippines and played various roles in art festivals. His work has been reviewed by an international magazine (click this link: and regional newspapers, reflecting his impact on the art scene. Among his collectors are a senator of his country and a governor. Inspired by modern expressionists and contemporary artists, Larawan uses acrylic on canvas, mercerized cotton strings, nails, wood, and wire to create textures that convey connectivity and freedom. A self-taught artist, he draws from peer mentorship with award-winning artists. Larawan's journey, marked by accolades, innovation, and dedication, reflects a commitment to pushing artistic boundaries. As Chairman of the Committee on Visual Arts for the Bohol Art and Cultural Heritage Council, he continues to shape the artistic heritage of Bohol. In essence, Lucell Larawan's art bridges cultures, inspiring others to explore the boundless possibilities of creativity.

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