THE ARTIST WHO CAME FROM THE MASSES – Carlo J. Caparas, a conflict of aesthetic systems

When an Artist Award it is declared void 

He is known as a director of numerous massacre films such as Kuratong Baleleng. Filipino comic strip creator and writer-turned film director he was born in Pampanga in 1958. At the University of Santo Tomas Hospital in Manila, Donna Villa, passed away when was 57. Together with husband, Carlo J. Caparas, she brought to the silver screen true-to-life movies. She have leaves behind her husband and their two kids: son CJ and daughter Peach.

He spawned fantastic stories such as Joaquin Bordado, and Totoy Bato. Carlo J. Caparas is best known for creating such Filipino superheroes characters as Panday and Kamagong, Tasya Fantasya, Pieta and Ang Babaeng. In 2013, Philippines Supreme Court has invalidated 2009 order giving the prestigious National Artist Award to four personalities, including this cartoonist.

He got into hot water when he was named as National Artist for Visual Arts and Film in 2009. His works was significant, because he was aN artist who came from the working class. Carlo J. Caparas attributed his success to the fact that he managed to cross over from comic books to film and television.

He is one of the most easily recognized names in Pinoy pop culture. Previously married to Donna Villa, Carlo J. Caparas is a writer and director, known for Bubble’s Ativan Gang (1988), Lipa ‘Arandia’ Massacre: Lord, Deliver Us from Evil (1994) and Pieta (1983).

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