|Birth name||Fernando Botero Angulo|
|Born||19 April 1932 |
Fernando Botero Angulo (born April 19, 1932 in Medellín, Antioquia) is a Colombian neo-figurative artist, self-titled "the most Colombian of Colombian artists" early on, coming to prominence when he won the first prize at the Salón de Artistas Colombianos in 1959. Events 1012 - Martyrdom of Alphege in Greenwich London. 1529 - At the Second Diet of Speyer Year 1932 ( MCMXXXII) was a Leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. Medellín, officially the Municipio de Medellín (Spanish or Municipality of Medellín (English pronunciation mɛdəˈjiːn or, Spanish: or) is the second Colombia (kəˈlʌmbɪə officially the Republic of Colombia () is a country in northwestern South America. Colombia (kəˈlʌmbɪə officially the Republic of Colombia () is a country in northwestern South America. Painting (pān'tīng in Art, is the practice of applying Color to a Surface (support base such as e Events 1012 - Martyrdom of Alphege in Greenwich London. 1529 - At the Second Diet of Speyer Year 1932 ( MCMXXXII) was a Leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. Medellín, officially the Municipio de Medellín (Spanish or Municipality of Medellín (English pronunciation mɛdəˈjiːn or, Spanish: or) is the second Colombia (kəˈlʌmbɪə officially the Republic of Colombia () is a country in northwestern South America. Neo-figurative art describes an Expressionist revival in modern form of Figurative art. The Salon of Colombian Artists (Salón de Artistas Colombianos is a cultural event in Colombia, considered the event with most trajectory
. Whilst he lived in Dinard, Brittany, 1942, for example "Deux femmes courant sur la plage" (The Course). He strives in all his work to capture an essential part of himself and his subjects through color and form.
His work includes still-life and landscapes, but Botero tends to primarily focus on situational portraiture. This article is about Still Life (or still lifes as plural the art form For the art of designing external spaces see Landscape architecture. His paintings and sculptures are, on first examination, noted for their exaggerated proportions and the corpulence of the human figures and animal figures. While there is significant variation in anatomical proportions between people there are many references to body proportions that are intended to be canonical either in
The "fat people" is what they are often called by critics. Obesity is a condition in which excess Body fat has accumulated to such an extent that health may be negatively affected The word critic comes from the Greek el κριτικός ( el-Latn kritikós) "able to discern" which in turn derives from the word Botero explains his use of obese figures and forms as such: "An artist is attracted to certain kinds of form without knowing why. You adopt a position intuitively; only later do you attempt to rationalize or even justify it. "
He is an abstract artist in the most fundamental sense of the word, choosing what colors, shapes, and proportions to use based on intuitive aesthetic thinking. Abstract art uses a Visual language of form color and line to create a composition which exists independently of visual references to the world Aesthetics or esthetics ( also spelled æsthetics) is commonly known as the study of sensory or sensori-emotional values sometimes called This being said, his works are informed by a Colombian upbringing and social commentary is woven throughout his work.
In early 2004, Botero donated a series of 23 oil paintings and 27 drawings depicting different elements of the country's long lasting violence, created between 1999 and 2004, to the National Museum of Colombia, where they were first publicly displayed between May 4 and June 11. "MMIV" redirects here For the Modest Mouse album see " Baron von Bullshit Rides Again " Year 1999 ( MCMXCIX) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1999 Gregorian calendar) "MMIV" redirects here For the Modest Mouse album see " Baron von Bullshit Rides Again " Colombian National Museum (Museo Nacional de Colombia located in Bogotá downtown is the biggest Museum in Colombia. Events 1256 - The Augustinian monastic order is constituted at the Lecceto Monastery when Pope Alexander IV Events 1184 BC - Trojan War: Troy is sacked and burned according to the calculations of Eratosthenes. 
In early 2005, Botero revealed a series of 50 paintings that graphically represent the controversial Abu Ghraib incident, expressing the rage and shock that the incident provoked in the artist. Year 2005 ( MMV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. The city of Abu Ghraib ( Arabic: أبو غريب Abū Ghurayb The works were initially presented at the Palazzo Venezia in Rome, and later in Germany and Greece. In October 2006, they were displayed at the Marlborough Gallery in New York City, their first showing in the United States. They were exhibited at The Center for Latin American Studies at the University of California in Berkeley in the spring of 2007.  The Abu Ghraib series was then presented in Washington, DC at the American University Museum until December 2007 and is currently showing in Monterrey, Mexico. The American University Museum is located in the Katzen Arts Center at the American University in Washington DC. This article is about the Mexican city for other uses see Monterrey (disambiguation. Botero has stated that he does not plan to sell the paintings, but instead intends to donate them to museums as a reminder of the events depicted within. Botero also went to the university of Florida for his degree.
Botero was born in Medellín, Colombia, whose Catholic churches still maintained the Baroque style. Medellín, officially the Municipio de Medellín (Spanish or Municipality of Medellín (English pronunciation mɛdəˈjiːn or, Spanish: or) is the second Catholic is an Adjective derived from the Greek adjective '' / 'katholikos' meaning "whole" or "complete". Baroque art redirects here Please disambiguate such links to Baroque painting, Baroque sculpture, etc His upbringing was marked by isolation from the traditional art venues such as museums and other cultural infrastructures and marked by his poor relationship with father. His Colombian heritage thus informs him. Kinship is a relationship between any entities that share a genealogical origin through either biological cultural or historical descent At the age of 16 he published his first illustrations in the Colombian newspaper El Colombiano and with his earnings from this he managed to pay for his high school at the Liceo de Marinilla de Antioquia. El Colombiano is the leading Newspaper in Antioquia Department in Colombia whose headquarters are located in Medellín. In 1952 he traveled to Bogotá and after five months he was able to give a personal exposition at the Leo Matiz gallery and later this same year he won the IX edition of the Salón de Artistas Colombianos. Bogotá —officially named Bogotá DC (DC for " Distrito Capital " which means "Capital District" formerly called Santa Fe de Bogotá The Salon of Colombian Artists (Salón de Artistas Colombianos is a cultural event in Colombia, considered the event with most trajectory  He then traveled to study arts in France. This article is about the country For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic France topics.
|“||When Colombian children go to church they see all these Madonnas, so clean and perfect. Images of the Madonna and Madonna and Child are one of the central Icons of Christianity, representing the Madonna or Mary mother of Jesus In South America china-like perfection is very much a part of the ideal toilet of beauty. China ( Wade-Giles ( Mandarin) Chung¹kuo² is a cultural region, an ancient Civilization, and depending on perspective a National NOTICE TO WOULD-BE-ROMEOS*************** More so even than the polychrome wood sculptures in Spain, Latin American sculptures look like porcelain. For the character from the Oz series see Polychrome (fictional character. Porcelain is a Ceramic material made by heating raw materials generally including Clay in the form of Kaolin, in a Kiln to temperatures So, in contrast to Europe or North America, you connect the notions of art and beauty at a very early age. I grew up with the idea that art is beauty. All my life I've been trying to produce art that is beautiful to discover all the elements that go to make up visual perfection. When you come from my background you can’t be spoilt by beauty, because you've never really seen it. If you're born in Paris, say, you can see art everywhere, so by the time you come to create art yourself you’re spoilt – you're tired of beauty as such and want to do something else. With me it was quite different. I wasn't tired of beauty; I was hungering for it.||”|