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Fernando Botero

A Celebration of Latin American Art

MutualArt | Posted 01.27.2014 | Arts
MutualArt

New York's art market has taken on a Latin American flair as Pinta NY returned to the city for the seventh year, followed by the upcoming Latin American Art Modern and Contemporary sales at Christie's and Sotheby's this week.

Stunning Street Art Invades Mexico City

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 08.14.2013 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Street artist Overunder has discovered the warmth of the Mexican people and the character of the painting, sculpture and everyday architecture of Mexi...

10 Things You Didn't Know About Fernando Botero

VOXXI | Veronique de Miguel | Posted 07.29.2013 | Latino Voices

“I’m a tireless worker; I don’t consider painting a work, it is not an obligation, I do it for pleasure; I haven’t found anything that amu...

AWKWARD

ARTINFO | Posted 06.05.2013 | Arts
ARTINFO

The last time we wrote about one of Fernando Botero's outdoor sculptures it was because street artist Olek had wrapped one in a psychedelic sweater, b...

Torture and Terror in Art History and the Healing Power of Revelation Before Zero Dark Thirty

G. Roger Denson | Posted 01.28.2014 | Arts
G. Roger Denson

2013-02-01-ScreenShot20130201at4.49.35PM.pngWhen considering torture and terror, the first question of relevance is, Do we require an experience of torture and terror first hand, either as a survivor or as a witness, to be credible on the subject?

"I've Never Seen Anything Like It": Experts Weigh in on the International Appeal of Fernando Botero

ARTINFO | Posted 07.28.2012 | Arts
ARTINFO

When Fernando Botero had his first solo exhibition, in 1951 at the small Leo Matiz Gallery, in Bogotá, his work was so heterogeneous that visitors in...

PHOTOS: Happy Birthday, Fernando Botero!

The Huffington Post | Laura Steiner | Posted 04.19.2012 | Latino Voices

Fernando Botero says he's never painted a fat person in his life. According to El Maestro, as he is often referred to, the volume and exaggerated size...

Botero Sculpture Fetches $1.7M In NY

AP | Posted 11.16.2011 | Latino Voices

NEW YORK -- Fernando Botero's monumental bronze "Dancers" fetched over $1.7 million dollars at a New York auction, setting a new record for a sculptur...

STOLEN ART: Spanish Police Recover $6.5mil Worth Of Stolen Art

washingtonpost.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

MADRID -- Spanish police say they have recovered artworks including pieces by Picasso, Colombian artist Fernando Botero and Spanish sculptor Eduardo C...

PHOTOS: Fernando Botero Inspires Chef Keene At The London West Hollywood

Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

The restaurant Gordon Ramsay at The London played art gallery last night for an intimate celebration of fine art and haute cuisine. Four works by Colo...