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El torito de mataderos y…Julio Cortazar

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A family is lunching under a mural making a tribute o “El torito de Mataderos”. The “bull of Mataderos” (Matadors is a Buenos Aires typical neighborhood), Justo Suarez was a popular Argentine light weight boxer who died at 29 years old. His huge popularity was widely greater than his professional achievements as a fighter. Suárez was the first sportsman that became an idol, having gained popularity in Argentina during the decade of the 1930s. Julio Cortazar dedicated him a tale: “Torito”. Buenos Aires. Argentina, June 2016. © Luca Bonacini. Copyright: the pictures on this site are the property of the author and cannot be used without permission.

16 Nov 2016

Cat and dog

Cat and dog from Lisboa

A puzzled dog from Alfama observes a “welcoming cat”. “M. Chat” (Mr. Cat) is a very famous creation of a the street artist Thoma Vuille. Lisbon, Portugal, January 2014 © Luca Bonacini. Copyright: the pictures on this site are the property of the author and cannot be used without permission.

21 Jan 2014