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Botero, Fernando 1932-

Overview
Works: 541 works in 1,359 publications in 6 languages and 14,424 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Catalogs  Biography  Interviews  Art  Catalogues raisonnés  Fiction  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Artist, Interviewee, Creator, Honoree, Dedicatee, Author of introduction, Other, Performer
Classifications: N6679.B6, 759.9861
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Most widely held works by Fernando Botero
The Baroque world of Fernando Botero by John Sillevis( Book )

13 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 864 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Accompanying the artist's first American retrospective in more than thirty years, The Baroque World of Fernando Botero is the most extensive study of his life and work to date. Drawn exclusively from Botero's private collection, the one hundred works featured in this book, including previously unpublished paintings and drawings, represent the full scope of his oeuvre from a uniquely personal perspective. Many of these - portraits of friends and family members and remembered scenes - have remained in the artist's possession since their creation, while others he has bought back over the years as markers of significant developments in his career. Three essays examine the artist's creative life, from the aesthetic environment in which Botero developed his unique style to his catalyzing influence on the Colombian art world of the 1960s and '70s."--Jacket
Botero by Carter Ratcliff( Book )

5 editions published in 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Botero by Pierre Restany( Book )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Botero sculpture by Edward J Sullivan( Book )

5 editions published in 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fernando Botero : drawings and watercolors by Edward J Sullivan( Book )

5 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The drawings and watercolors handsomely illustrated in this volume provide a comprehensive overview of Fernando Botero's work in this media, which has seldom been reproduced. An introductory essay by Prof. Edward J. Sullivan of New York University, and biographical notes complete the catalogue and provide a framework for these superb but less well-known works by Botero. With consummate technical ability, this important twentieth century artist has revived the use of ancient materials: sanguine, charcoal, sepia pencil, wash and ink. Most of his drawings are executed on paper, sometimes on canvas, with great attention paid to the quality of the support. Botero uses a variety of drawing techniques. Some pieces are preparatory drawings for entire compositions - usually quick sketches of a drawing or sculpture - but the majority are independent works of art that rarely, if ever, repeat a composition the artist has executed in oils. Botero draws with affection. Each stroke of the pen or brush is applied with the knowledge that it will create another small but important part of the rich world populated by sensuous figures that has evolved throughout the years in the imagination of the artist. These drawings compel us to confront Botero's art and personality even more directly than in his paintings. In examining them with care, we are privileged to receive a glimpse into the creative mind and fertile imagination of this master. Looking at his drawings we can almost follow the genesis of the artist's ideas. It is as if we were seated at his side in intimate dialogue with him, watching his hand create the simulacra of his inner imagination
The art of Fernando Botero by Juan Carlos Botero( Book )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in Spanish and English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Colombian artist's son outlines his father's place in contemporary art, examines the principle themes in his work, discusses his artistic principles, and describes his life in Pietrasanta, Italy
Botero, the bullfight by José Manuel Caballero Bonald( Book )

4 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Botero : philosophy of the creative act by Marcel Paquet( Book )

4 editions published between 1985 and 1992 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fernando Botero, the rebel by Mauricio Martínez-Cavard( Visual )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Combines reinactments and commentary by Botero with examples of his paintings and sculptures
La maison de Raquel Vega : fiction d'après le tableau de Fernando Botero by Françoise Sagan( Book )

2 editions published in 1985 in French and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fernando Botero : Bilder, Zeichnungen, Skulpturen by Fernando Botero( Book )

13 editions published between 1986 and 1993 in German and Germanic and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tentoonstellingscatalogus (München, Kunsthalle de Hypo-Kulturstiftung, 1986). Met biografie en bibliografie
Botero : four seasons( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in Spanish and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary with Colombian artist Fernando Botero discussing his life and career
The rotund world of Botero( Visual )

2 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An insight into the life of Fernando Botero. The artist recalls his early life and travels and demonstrates the difficult techniques of fresco, while working in a church in Piestrasanta, as well as preparing the cast for one of his enormous sculptures
Fernando Botero by Mariana Hanstein( Book )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Famed for his modern art and rendering of human, animal and still life compositions, this is a celebration of the works of Colombian painter and sculptor Fernando Botero."--Amazon
Botero a Venezia( Book )

6 editions published in 2003 in Italian and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fernando Botero : bullfight by Jean Cau( Book )

4 editions published in 1990 in 3 languages and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La Jouissance littéraire by Jorge Luis Borges( Book )

3 editions published in 1991 in French and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fernando Botero : [Katalog zur Ausstellung Fernando Botero, 11. November 2005 bis 17. April 2006, Kunsthalle Würth, Schwäbisch Hall] by Fernando Botero( Book )

3 editions published in 2005 in German and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fernando Botero by Giorgio Soavi( Book )

6 editions published in 1988 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fernando Botero : Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution by Fernando Botero( Book )

10 editions published in 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The Baroque world of Fernando Botero
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The art of Fernando BoteroFernando Botero : Bilder, Zeichnungen, SkulpturenThe rotund world of BoteroFernando BoteroFernando Botero : paintings and drawingsBotero : womenBotero : Abu Ghraib
Alternative Names
: 1932-

Angulo, Fernando Botero

Angulo, Fernando Botero 1932-

Botero 1932-

Botero Angulo, Fernando

Botero Angulo, Fernando 1932-

Botero F. 1932-

Botero, Fernando

Ferdinandus Botero

Fernando Botero

Fernando Botero artist columbian

Fernando Botero Artista colombià

Fernando Botero artista colombiano

Fernando Botero Colombiaans kunstschilder

Fernando Botero Colombian artist

Fernando Botero kolumbianischer Maler und Bildhauer

Fernando Botero kolumbijski malarz i rzeźbiarz

Fernando Botero peintre et sculpteur colombien

Fernando Botero Pintor colombiano (1932-)

Fernando Botero pittore e scultore colombiano

Φερνάντο Μποτέρο

Ангуло Ф. Б. 1932-

Ботеро Ангуло Ф. 1932-

Фернандо Ботеро

Ֆերնանդո Բոտերո

פרננדו בוטרו

פרננדו בוטרו אמן קולומביאני

فرناندو بوترو نقاش و مجسمه‌ساز کلمبیایی

فرناندو بوتيرو

فرناندو بوتيرو فنان كولومبي

보테로, 페르난도 1932-

페르난도 보테로

フェルナンド・ボテロ

ボテロ, フェルナンド

Languages
English (184)

Spanish (30)

German (26)

French (11)

Italian (11)

Germanic (1)