Clowning Around

Mexican clown Renato Prieto y Aguado poses for a portrait at the 17th International Clown Convention in Mexico City, Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013. Despite their elaborate face paint, weird wigs and rubber noses of different sizes, the clowns reveal a slice of the humanity they seek to entertain: happy and sad, pensive and exuberant, playful and macabre.  (AP Photo/Dario Lopez-Mills)
Clown Portraits Photo Gallery Mexican clown Renato Prieto y Aguado poses for a portrait at the 17th International Clown Convention in Mexico City, Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013. Despite their elaborate face paint, weird wigs and rubber noses of different sizes, the clowns reveal a slice of the humanity they seek to entertain: happy and sad, pensive and exuberant, playful and macabre. (AP Photo/Dario Lopez-Mills)
Mexican clown Bomborita poses for a portrait at the 17th International Clown Convention in Mexico City, Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013. The goal of the convention is to professionalize clowns in Latin America and highlight the need for a School of Clown Arts in Mexico. (AP Photo/Dario Lopez-Mills)
Clown Portraits Photo Gallery Mexican clown Bomborita poses for a portrait at the 17th International Clown Convention in Mexico City, Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013. The goal of the convention is to professionalize clowns in Latin America and highlight the need for a School of Clown Arts in Mexico. (AP Photo/Dario Lopez-Mills)
Mexican clown Llantom poses for a portrait at the 17th International Clown Convention in Mexico City, Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013.  Llantom, whose real name is Tomas Morales, said the goal of the convention is to professionalize clowns in Latin America and highlight the need for a School of Clown Arts in Mexico. (AP Photo/Dario Lopez-Mills)
Clown Portraits Photo Gallery Mexican clown Llantom poses for a portrait at the 17th International Clown Convention in Mexico City, Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013. Llantom, whose real name is Tomas Morales, said the goal of the convention is to professionalize clowns in Latin America and highlight the need for a School of Clown Arts in Mexico. (AP Photo/Dario Lopez-Mills)
Mexican clown Ganni Pichote y Chinchalete poses for a portrait at the 17th International Clown Convention in Mexico City, Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013. Clowns from Latin America gathered in Mexico's capital to enter competitions, exchange experiences and take workshops in order to brush up on their clown techniques and learn new tricks. (AP Photo/Dario Lopez-Mills)
Clown Portraits Photo Gallery Mexican clown Ganni Pichote y Chinchalete poses for a portrait at the 17th International Clown Convention in Mexico City, Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013. Clowns from Latin America gathered in Mexico's capital to enter competitions, exchange experiences and take workshops in order to brush up on their clown techniques and learn new tricks. (AP Photo/Dario Lopez-Mills)
In this Monday, Oct. 21, 2013 photo, Mexican clown Mimo Jazzo poses for a portrait at the 17th International Clown Convention in Mexico City. Despite their elaborate face paint, wigs and rubber noses of different sizes, the clowns reveal a slice of the humanity they seek to entertain: happy and sad, pensive and exuberant, playful and macabre. (AP Photo/Dario Lopez-Mills)
Clown Portraits Photo Gallery In this Monday, Oct. 21, 2013 photo, Mexican clown Mimo Jazzo poses for a portrait at the 17th International Clown Convention in Mexico City. Despite their elaborate face paint, wigs and rubber noses of different sizes, the clowns reveal a slice of the humanity they seek to entertain: happy and sad, pensive and exuberant, playful and macabre. (AP Photo/Dario Lopez-Mills)
In this Monday, Oct. 21, 2013 photo, Mexican clown Chuponcito ZigZag poses for a portrait at the 17th International Clown Convention in Mexico City. The main objective of this convention is to professionalize those involved in the clown arts in Latin America and highlight the need  for a professional school of Clown Arts in Mexico. (AP Photo/Dario Lopez-Mills)
Clown Portraits Photo Gallery In this Monday, Oct. 21, 2013 photo, Mexican clown Chuponcito ZigZag poses for a portrait at the 17th International Clown Convention in Mexico City. The main objective of this convention is to professionalize those involved in the clown arts in Latin America and highlight the need for a professional school of Clown Arts in Mexico. (AP Photo/Dario Lopez-Mills)
Mexican clown Johnny Johnny poses for a portrait at an international clown convention in Mexico City, Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013. During the four-day event, the clowns competed in best makeup, improvisation, best group show, juggling and, of course, best balloon shaping. (AP Photo/Dario Lopez-Mills)
Clown Portraits Photo Gallery Mexican clown Johnny Johnny poses for a portrait at an international clown convention in Mexico City, Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013. During the four-day event, the clowns competed in best makeup, improvisation, best group show, juggling and, of course, best balloon shaping. (AP Photo/Dario Lopez-Mills)
Mexican clown Bombin Bombochas poses for a portrait at an international clown convention in Mexico City, Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013. Clowns from all over Latin America are in Mexico City for the 17th International Clown Convention, a four-day gathering designed to help them hone skills and professionalize their calling. (AP Photo/Dario Lopez-Mills)
Clown Portraits Photo Gallery Mexican clown Bombin Bombochas poses for a portrait at an international clown convention in Mexico City, Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013. Clowns from all over Latin America are in Mexico City for the 17th International Clown Convention, a four-day gathering designed to help them hone skills and professionalize their calling. (AP Photo/Dario Lopez-Mills)
Guatemalan clown Tonito poses for a portrait on the first day of the annual International Clown Convention in Mexico City, Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013. (AP Photo/Dario Lopez-Mills)
Clown Portraits Photo Gallery Guatemalan clown Tonito poses for a portrait on the first day of the annual International Clown Convention in Mexico City, Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013. (AP Photo/Dario Lopez-Mills)
Mexican clown Kikin poses for a portrait at the 17th International Clown Convention in Mexico City, Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013. During the four-day event, the clowns competed in best makeup, improvisation, best group show, juggling and, of course, best balloon shaping.  (AP Photo/Dario Lopez-Mills)
Clown Portraits Photo Gallery Mexican clown Kikin poses for a portrait at the 17th International Clown Convention in Mexico City, Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013. During the four-day event, the clowns competed in best makeup, improvisation, best group show, juggling and, of course, best balloon shaping. (AP Photo/Dario Lopez-Mills)
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