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Airport Art?

Ger was the first one to introduce me to the concept of ‘airport art’ – a faux handicraft made to appeal to tourists, that doesn’t represent the country or culture it comes from. Well in Costa Rica they’ve put a … Continue reading

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Los Campesinos

Worn down by life these bronze figures in a main square in downtown San Jose, Costa Rica stand as a stark reminder of the history of working people everywhere. Why the city decided on this realistic depiction of peasants must … Continue reading

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