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12 March 1996

My Favorite Painting

My favorite painting hangs in a taqueria at Mission and 24th. I love it because, unlike, say, Mona Lisa, it's unreproducible. Its thin layer of grey-brown grease gives it a patina that defies copying. El Farolito is not a restaurant; it is art.

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