Colombian-born Fernando Botero (b. 1932) is a painter, sculptor, and draftsman renowned for his extravagantly rounded figures combining the polish and excess of Spanish colonial baroque with the social realism of the Mexican muralists. Their humorous exaggeration belies the more serious content of Botero's work--commentary on colonialism, political instability in Latin America, and the vernacular artistic traditions of the region, as well as European art history. Accompanying the artist's first American retrospective in ...

The Baroque World of Fernando Botero 2007, Yale University Press

ISBN-13: 9780300123593


The Baroque World of Fernando Botero 2006, Art Services Intl

ISBN-13: 9780883971475


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