Fernando Botero

Colombian, born 1932

4,042 followers

Fernando Botero

Colombian, born 1932

4,042 followers

Drawing inspiration from a diverse array of influences, from Renaissance masters such as Giotto and …

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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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Represented by industry leading galleries.
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High auction record
$3m, Christie's, 2014
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Solo show at a major institution
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, and 2 more
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Group show at a major institution
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 5 more
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Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 1 more
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Artforum
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Included in a major biennial
Venice Biennale National Pavilion, and 2 more
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