However in 1947, he was inspired by God in a dream to represent a scene from the Bible and produced his first important painting; a Black Christ seated and reading the scriptures by the
Many of his sculptures-such as Three Sisters 1963, Revival Goddess Dina 1968, and The Flame 1971 draw on the intense emotionalism and the rhythms and gestures of Revivalism, a offspring Afro-Christian religion. Kapo himself was a Revivalist shepherd and was eventually ordained as the patriarch bishop of the Saint Michael Revival Tabernacle. He began to paint again in the 1960’s and his power as a canvas artist increased while his work in sculptor declined. As a painter Kapo is best known for vibrant representations of the Jamaican landscape. Sweet
He also painted traditional Christian themes as well. Foremost among them is Crucifixion 1967, Dark Madonna 1978, and Silent Night 1979. Kapo married Norma Atkinson in 1964; the couple had one daughter (Christine) two years earlier. Kapo died in 1989.
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