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A dark male figure reaches for a reclining fair fair, female figure.

Othello, Reclining, 1985, 42 in x 60 in,

Oil and Acrylic on Canvas

A series of approximately 60 paintings executed in 1985 by Nabil Kanso, inspired by Shakespeare’s Othello that spans themes of love, sexuality, race, jealousy, betrayal, and the influence of corrupt societal pressures.

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