TITLE

Punch and beauty

AUTHOR(S)
Keens, Leta
PUB. DATE
April 2008
SOURCE
Belle;Apr/May2008, p40
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article features Mike Chavez, a Filipino painter who moved to Australia from the Philippines at the age of three. It notes that a recurring image in a series of paintings by Chavez show boxers. Chavez notes that boxing champions reflect the rare instances in which Filipinos triumphed on the world stage. Chavez adds that he can relate to the boxers as he, as an artist, also has to struggle against the norms of society.
ACCESSION #
31621966

 

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