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The Barong Series: Watawat

Acrylic on canvas

20" h x 16"w x 1.25"d

Visible under the gossamer fabric, the flag of the Philippines is the undergarment. Nationalistic, patriotic, and on many levels jingoistic, the flag is an emblem that can incite behavior, closed and unfriendly, to those not necessarily in agreement with its current, yet ever evolving status quo.