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Arthur Bispo do Rosário (b. 1909, Japaratuba; d. 1989, Rio de Janeiro), who was diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia, incorporated in his works his entire history, his time in the mental institution, his childhood, and his work as a sailor, professional boxer, and tramway mechanic. He believed that he would reveal the true nature of things through his endeavor to recreate all materials existing on earth.

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