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Nathan Oliveira died Saturday at Stanford, California. Oliveira, a great artist of Portuguese-American descent, taught at Stanford for three decades. He was part of a group referred to as the Bay Area Figurative Movement, a group of San Francisco area artists in the 1950s and `60s which influenced...
``God wills, Man dreams, the Work is born'' _ Fernando Pessoa (1888-1935), Portuguese poet and writer
The Volcanic eruptions on the Azore Islands in the early 1950s were devastating to Portugal. To assist, the United States, at the urging of Senators John Kennedy and John Pastore, loosened up its immigrant quota and Azore islanders poured into the country, in California joining already established...