Vagabond Voices
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Vagabond Voices

The Lions Within

A Photo Essay About Borrowing Courage

In his 2015 art installation, Jeff Koons placed blue gazing balls in front of 35 repainted and enlarged classic masterpieces like Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa or Titian’s Venus and Mars.

Koons explained that placing the gazing balls in front of the canvasses brings the viewer into the painting, reflecting what our preconceptions do when we appreciate…



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Carlos Garbiras

Storyteller sorting out the deeply ingrained neurosis of a topsy-turvy upbringing in Colombia.|| || Unequivocally Ambiguous Cultural Critiques