F.N. Souza

1924–2002

F.N. Souza, ‘Crucifixion’ 1959
Crucifixion 1959
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Biography

Francis Newton Souza (12 April 1924 – 28 March 2002), commonly referred to as F. N. Souza, was an Indian artist. He was a founding member of the Progressive Artists' Group of Bombay, and was the first post-independence Indian artist to achieve high recognition in the West. Souza's style exhibited both low-life and high energy.

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Bombay Progressive Artists’ Group

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The Other Story and the Past Imperfect

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