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Fernando Botero

(Colombian, b. 1932)

a party by fernando botero

Fernando Botero

A Party, 2012

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adam by fernando botero

Fernando Botero

Adam, 2003

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ballerina by fernando botero

Fernando Botero

Ballerina, 2011

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ballerina by fernando botero

Fernando Botero

Ballerina, 2003

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bodegon by fernando botero

Fernando Botero

Bodegon, 2006

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cavallo by fernando botero

Fernando Botero

Cavallo, 2013

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Biography

Timeline

1932
Born in Medellin, Colombia
1950
Graduated from Medellin University
1952
Studied, San Fernando Academy and the Prado Museum, Madrid, Spain
1953 - 1955
Studied fresco techniques and art history, Florence, Italy
1955
Returned to Colombia
1960
Took up residence in New York
Won Guggenheim National Prize for Colombia
1967
Visited Italy and Germany; studied work of Dürer in Munich and Nuremberg, Germany
1973
Moved to Paris, France
Lives and works in Paris, Monte Carlo, Pietrasanta and New York

Exhibitions

2012 - 2013
Museo Bellas Artes de Bilbao, Bilbao, Spain
2012
Una celebración, Palacio Bellas Artes de México, Mexico
Hommage zum 80. Geburtstag, Botero - Gemälde, Skulpturen und Zeichnungen, Samuelis Baumgarte Galerie, Bielefeld, Germany
2010
Art is deformation, Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn Harbor, NY (solo)
Inaurgural Exhibition: Fernando Botero, David Benrimon Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Latinas!, Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn Harbor, NY
2009
Gary Nader Fine Art, Coral Gables, FL
Fernando Botero: The Circus. James Goodman Gallery, New York, NY
El Dolor de Colombia, Pinacoteca Diego Rivero, Xalapa, Veracruz, Mexico
2008
The Baroque World of Fernando Botero, Brooks Museum of Art, Memphis, TN; New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, LA; Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, DE
2007 - 2008
Botero: Oeuvres récentes, Marlborough Monaco, Monte Carlo, Monaco (solo)
2007
Fernando Botero: Abu Ghraib, University of California, Berkeley, CA (solo)
The Baroque World of Fernando Botero, Musée National des Beaux-Arts du Québec, Canada (solo)
Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, DE (solo)
New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, LA (solo)
Summer Exhibition, Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY
Latin Masters, Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn Harbor, New York, NY
Fernando Botero, Samuelis Baumgarte Galerie, Bielefeld, Germany (solo)
Malerei und Skulptur, Samuelis Baumgarte Galerie, Bielefeld, Germany
2006
Sculpture, Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY
Summer Group Show, Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY
Fernando Botero, Athens Concert Hall, Greece (solo)
Fernando Botero: Abu Ghraib, Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY (solo)

Public Collections

Pushkin Museum, Moscow, Russia
Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Caracas, Venezuela
Museo de Arte Moderno, Bogota, Colombia
Museo de Bellas Artes, Caracas, Venezuela
Gelerie-Verein, Munich, Germany
The Grey Art Gallery and Study Center, New York University Art Collection, New York
Guild Hall Museum, East Hampton, New York
Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Japan
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC
Ho-am Museum, Seoul, South Korea

Literature

2008
Castro Flórez, Fernando. Fernando Botero: Abu Ghraib, El circo. Valencia : Institut Valencià d'Art Modern, 2008
2007
Buysschaert, M., Chiappini, R., Malerba, F., Ruzzante, A., (eds.) Botero: works 1994-2007. Milan; NY: Distributed in North America by Rizzoli International Publications, 2007
2006
Ebony, D. Botero : Abu Ghraib. Munich ; New York : Prestel, c2006.
Sillevis, J., Elliott, E., Sullivan, E.J. The Baroque world of Fernando Botero. Alexandria, Va. : Art Services International ; New Haven : In association with Yale University Press, 2006
2005
Strinati, C., Veltroni, W., Botero : the last 15 years. Roma : De Luca Editori d’Arte, c2005 (catalogue)
2003
Gribaudo, P., Fuentes, C., Botero: women. New York : Rizzoli : Distributed to the U.S. trade by St. Martin’s Press, 2003
2001
Botero: monumental sculpture. New York : Marlborough Gallery, 2001 (catalogue)
2000
Sullivan, E. J., Tasset, J. M. Fernando Botero: monograph & catalogue raisonné : paintings 1975-1990. Lausanne : Acatos, 2000 (catalogue raisonné)
Escallon, Ana Maria (artist interview). BOTERO New Works on Canvas. New York : Rizzoli International, 2000.
1999
Villegas, B., Fumaroli, M., Botero drawings. Bogota : Villegas Editores, 1999
1998
Lambert, J. C., Villegas, B., Botero sculptures. Bogotá : Villegas Editores, 1998
Fernando Botero: drawings and watercolors on canvas. New York : Marlborough, 1998 (catalogue)
1997
Escallón, A. M., Botero: new works on canvas. New York : Rizzoli International Publications, 1997
Aguirre, E. (et al.), Botero : la corrida. adrid : Ministerio de Educación y Cultura : Fundación Central Hispano : Communidad de Madrid, 1997 (catalogue)