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F N Souza Profile

F N Souza

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1 Artworks | 33 Followers
About Artist

"But for art, man would die of boredom!" Souza was born in the Portuguese colony of Goa in 1924 into a strict Roman Catholic family. His upbringing was marked by what he saw as the conflict between the erotic indian art surrounding him, and the repressive teachings of the Catholic Church. This duality of what he called 'sin and sensuality' was to significantly shape his art. Souza's canvases alternate from spiky, deformed faceless bodies and violent scenes of Christ's crucifixion, to sensual and statuesque nudes and tender portrayals of mother and child. Souza's work is ...

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  • untitled by F N Souza, Drawing | Mojarto
    By F N Souza
    13 X 10.5 Inches $ 5,313