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Fernando Botero

Mariana Hanstein

Published April 1st 2004
ISBN : 9783822822920
Paperback
96 pages
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With whimsical irony and a style reminiscent of the old masters, Fernando Botero (born 1932) began painting caricatured animals and corpulent bodies with disproportionate heads at a time when his contemporaries were fervently rejecting figurativeMoreWith whimsical irony and a style reminiscent of the old masters, Fernando Botero (born 1932) began painting caricatured animals and corpulent bodies with disproportionate heads at a time when his contemporaries were fervently rejecting figurative work in favor of abstraction. This and more recent sculptural work by the popular artist are explored in this colorful study.