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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 58 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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