Nathan Oliveira R.I.P

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Oliveira was most recently at work on a series of paintings inspired the by Gerard Manley Hopkins poem “The Windhover,” a work which he had hoped would be permanently housed at a contemplative center planned for Stanford University and may still be. Nathan was one of four artist in the `Ashes to Life: A Portuguese American Story in Art, which was published in English and Portuguese for the exhibit of the same name with artists Mel Ramos, Joao de Brito and John Matos in 2008. (Nathan Oliveira wiki)

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Nathan Oliveira died at his home in Palo Alto, California on November 13, 2010.

Nytimes obit here.

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