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‘The Walking Man’ rests in Ajijic

He arrived at Casa del Sol Inn on Friday afternoon. Long and sinewy, “The Walking Man” was strapped sideways to the top of a modest, gray sedan.

pg13With styrofoam strategically wedged under him, his twelve-foot frame had gently bobbed along the cobblestone streets of Ajijic.

Sculpted in 2011 at Art21 Studio in Guadalajara, the media chosen by R. Cuas were a combination of iron and polymers.

His bald head is crafted from acrylic resins and polished smooth... reminiscent of a new, copper penny. The copper hue continues down his body, across his broad shoulders and upper torso. The remaining core of his body and the narrow stems on which he stands are a dark, cocoa brown.

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