by Devon Jackson
October/November 2010, p 52
You either love this sort of cheeky classical style or you loathe it. Botero fans and appreciators of an appreciator of Titian and Rubens and their contemporaries, will dig it (as I do). Why? Because Ronquillo, a self-taught Filipino immigrant now living in Santa Fe, unlike most educated painters who dip their brushes into this genre, embraces her forebears not just intellectually but with her heart as well. Honest art is art worth paying attention to.
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