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Caravaggio - Narcissus (1594-96) xxx
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Pablo Picasso
The Charnel House
1944-45
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This is a sea otter with hiccups.  
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Florent Porta, Frida Kahlo’s Autorretrato con Collar de Espinas
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likeitwasalladream:

 
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"You need a great talent to know what you shouldn’t write."
Ismail Kadaré  (via theparisreview)
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Former New York Mayor Bloomberg to spend $50 million in anti-gun drive
KEVIN LAMARQUE, reuters.com
WASH­ING­TON (Reuters) - For­mer New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg ramped up his efforts to fight gun vio­lence on Wednes­day with a plan to spend $50 mil­lion on a grass­roots net­work to orga­nize vot­ers on gun con­trol.The ini­tia­tive’s…
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guardian:

North Koreans complain to London hairdresser about Kim Jong-un poster
Seeking an arresting image to promote a special offer, a hairdressers in west London attracted more than just extra customers when it used a large poster of the North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un, in its window.
When M&M Hair Academy in south Ealing put up the 1-metre-by-1.2-metre poster featuring Kim’s distinctive short back and sides with longer centre parting and the words “Bad hair day?”, they received a visit from disgruntled North Korean officials. Full story
Photograph: M&M Hair Academy/PA

… From the embassy down the street. It’s not like they visited from Pyongyang.

That said, fun little encounter.
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Sandro Botticelli, PRIMAVERA (1482)
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