"Clown Smoking" by Fernando Botero
I know what you are thinking – “Why is Gary spending so much time on this clown Botero?” I’ll tell you why. Fernando Botero is said to be – “The Most Recognized Artist in the WORLD”. Since Fernando and I share a common appreciation of and approach to art, I must be well on my way to becoming number two. For instance : If someone asked me to do a portrait of a clown (or a baby or a dog for that matter) I would pose them with a cigarette and a glass of scotch. Second place, here I come!