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Summary: Amadeo de Souza Cardoso was studying architecture when he decided to switch to his true passion: art. Starting with caricatures he evolved to creating a form of modern art that was close to impressionism. His art was shown in the United States of America and Germany, as well as showcased in the magazine 'Portugal Futurista.' Seventeen years after his death the award 'Souza-Cardoso' was created to distinguish modern painters.
Amadeo de Souza Cardoso was born on the 14th of November 1887 in Mancelos, Portugal. He was a painter that had started out studying architecture.
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