ART OF THE WORLD GALLERY OPENS IN HOUSTON WITH FERNANDO BOTERO SHOW AND A MAJOR NEW ART INSTALLATION HOUSTON, October 11th, 2016 – Art of the World Gallery is pleased to announce its grand opening and inaugural exhibition featuring worldwide renowned and acclaimed Latin American artist Fernando Botero, the show will be on display from October 28th, 2016 to February 11th, 2017. One of the major highlights of the gallery’s debut in Houston is the installation of the monumental sculpture Reclining Woman with Fruit also created by the Colombian Maestro Fernando Botero and brought directly from Italy; this historical precedent will take place this month in preparation for the exhibition. Fernando Botero’s art portraits people, urban places, landscapes and the natural world through a realistic yet abstract aesthetic that confers his pieces with a very unique and luminous volume. Botero’s signature style, often called “Boterismo”, can evoke criticism, irony and even humor, but it undeniably offers a magical way of recreating reality. Formally speaking, his methodical and one of kind selections of color, shapes, and proportions – which are based on an intuitive and creative process of thinking –, make of his body of work a compelling and enticing mirror of our world.