Fernando Botero


5 Foreword
Suna, İnan & İpek Kıraç

7 A New Classicism, Refined and Ironic
Rudy Chiappini

14 Still Life

28 Versions                                                   

42 Latin American Life

64 Latin America People

80 Bullfight

96 Circus

121 Biography 

One of the most intriguing artists of the 21st century, Fernando Botero met Turkish art lovers for the first time at the Pera Museum, where a selection of 64 paintings was exhibited. Botero has brought a new interpretation of the aesthetics of our time, and the exhibition depicted this interpretation in six sections - the Circus, the Bullfight, Latin American People, Latin American Life, Still Lifes and versions from past masters of history of art. The works of the Colombian artist contain many references to his own culture and life, and in a unique style, they question the concept of beauty in our century. Art critic Rudy Chiappini wrote an article on Botero's style for the catalogue.

Date of Publication: 2010
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