b. 1983, lives and works in Manila

Langenegger frequently revisits and makes references to the art historical canon of political allegorists including Goya and Honore Daumier with allusions to contemporary figures including political satirist Robert Crumb and modernist painter Phillip Guston within the absurd, surrealistic context of Philippine life. His dark, often disturbing Gothic paintings are attributed with transforming horror into a pathetic sublime of the toxic, and touches on the dark comedy of man’s social vicissitudes and its accompanying perversity. Langenegger studied Fine Arts at the University of the Philippines in Diliman. He was shortlisted in 2008 in the Ateneo Art Awards for his show Irish Bull of the Mother and Child held at Finale art file in 2007 and was a finalist in the 2008 Sovereign Asian Art prize. He recently mounted a solo exhibit in Talmart galerie in Paris, France in 2009. His work has also been featured in exhibits held in Australia, Hongkong and the US. He also has taught himself the art of tattooing and the science of horticulture.

pictures of his more recent works here (Under The Cover of Dankness exhibit)

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