Botero's ire: Colombian painter Fernando Botero has foregone his accessible paintings of chubby women and men in suits for more difficult subject matter—a series of 50 works that express his anger over US torture of detainees at Iraq's Abu Ghraib prison. His works, which show nude figures bound and bloody, arose from "ire that I and the world felt by the crime that was committed [at Abu Ghraib] by the country that presents itself as the model of compassion, justice and civilization" in the world.

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