Before he was a spy, ‘Argo’s’ Tony Mendez was an artist. He still is.

The Washington Post

Before he was a spy, ‘Argo’s’ Tony Mendez was an artist. He still is.

Jonathan Newton / THE WASHINGTON POST

 

The artist was a spy. In some of the world’s most dangerous places, his cover was often his palette. And his painter’s eye made him a master of disguise and subterfuge during a storied CIA career that is the subject of an Oscar-nominated movie starring Ben Affleck.
READ THE FULL ARTICLE