America 500 Years: Bleeding Eagles,

1991, 10 ft x 18 ft, oil on canvas

Nabil Kanso stands arms akimbo in front of "Warring Wings" (1984) and "Naked Ghosts" (1985) at an exhibition in Atlanta at the Contemporary Art Center in 1985. A black and white photograph of the artist standing among two of his monumental paintings.

Artist Nabil Kanso

launched his career when he established his New York studio in 1968 as a pioneer in the emergence of the neo-expressionist movement. Kanso was a leading exponent of figurative expressionism and a force of radical innovation in twentieth and twenty-first century art.

Unshakable in his activism for peace, human rights, and free expression, Nabil Kanso's work directly engages the viewer to experience harrowing visions of a vast range of historic, mythical, social, political, and literary subjects. 

 

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