BY THOMAS D. SHARTS
On a recent trip to Seoul, I had an opportunity to tour the Myeongdong Gil Street Market. During
my tour of the district, I sat for a charcoal drawing portrait composed by a local artist. The drawing cost me $30 and was completed by the artist in less than 30 minutes. Meanwhile, as the work was being created, people that were observing kept giving me the thumbs-up sign. Ostensibly, they observed the brilliance of the work, and — believe me — it was the best portrait ever drawn of me.
In truth, I don’t . . .
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