Tag Archives: Fernando Botero

FROM MARBLE GRASS, TO CARIBBEAN COAST – Colombian creativity, stranger than a checkered dog

Where you cannot feel more bored than a monkey in a bonsai tree Ciudad Perdida is a multiday jungle walk to the ancient ruins of the Tayrona civilization. As the Andes give way to Los Llanos, a 550,000-sq-km swath of tropical grasslands shared with Venezuela. Colombia boasts all of South America’s allure, and more. Such as soaring Andean summits, unspoiled …

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IRREALLY DILATED SUBJECTS AND OBJECTS – Fernando Botero: An incisive style that is influenced by abstract expressionism

Do not paint anything different from the world you knew in Medellín His colors are soft, never enhanced, often evenly applied and without contours. As a child, he undergoes the charm of the illustrations of the Divine Comedy by Gustave Doré. Fernando Botero http://www.fernandobotero.com/ was born in Medellín on a day in April 1932, establishing himself as a Colombian painter, …

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