«... the grandilocuent truth of gestures on life's great occasions.»


Bullfighting partakes together with wrestling of the nature of the great solar spectacles: in both, a light without shadow generates an emotion without reserve.

In Greek legend, you have Theseus and the Minotaur, a half-man half-bull, while a Babylonian legend has its hero slaying a bull by thrusting his sword "between nape and horns".


Illustrations: Pepitagraphics, Jacqueline García
Text: Roland Barthes Mythologies