Fernando Botero
Colombian, born 1932
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High auction record
$3m, Christie's, 2014
Blue chip
Represented by internationally recognized galleries.
Collected by a major museum
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Selected exhibitions
2017
Fernando Botero,
Galerie Thomas
2015
Fernando Botero,
Opera Gallery
Fernando Botero "Santas",
Galerie Gmurzynska

Drawing inspiration from a diverse array of influences, from Renaissance masters such as Giotto and Paolo Uccello to the 20th-century Abstract Expressionist movement, Fernando Botero’s signature style is characterized by the use of rotund figures and inflated forms. His 1961 work Mona Lisa, Age 12 exemplifies his use …

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