Ângelo de Sousa
Having lived most of his life in the city of Oporto (Portugal),
born in Maputo (a city at the time called Lourenço Marques in the country Mocambique) on February 2 - 1938, victim to cancer, he left us yesterday evening at aproximately 10 pm.
(brief bio. - in Portuguese )
An outstanding artist (designer, teacher, sculpter...), he was known for his constant search.. serching to braking new frontiers, dabbling in various artistic styles. Notable within these was his
Ex. of his India Ink drawings
|this image and of other four other drawings can be found in|
Carderno Sem Capa (Blog)
|This and others at - tribunaliraque|
Highly praised and prized, he served as a pilar in contemporary art having been awarded
(one of among many awards) the prestidious
São Paulo Art Biennial Prize in its 13th edition - in 1975.
This biennal was " founded in 1951 and has been held every two years since. It is the second oldest art biennial in the world after the Venice Biennial (in existence since 1895), which serves as its role model."
Also among said awards was the Amadeo Souza-Cardoso Prize in 2007.
Regarding the patron of said award
For more regarding this remarkabe artist - Ângelo de Sousa (in English)