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Fernando Botero

Botero’s Hand

To celebrate Piran Café’s 50th (!) straight Pic du Jour, I thought I’d give myself a hand. This is Mano, or Hand, by Fernando Botero, one of 23 sculptures by the Colombian artist that sit in his eponymous square in Medellin. It’s a very welcoming space, one where seemingly everyone feels at home. Young mothers, drunks, cigarette and lime juice…
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On the Mend

My apologies for the silence here over the past three weeks. I've been on the mend from Hepatitis A and since my…