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Fernando Botero, famous for 'volumetric' nudes, expects to go out with 'a paintbrush in my hand,' but he fears he won't live long enough to see peace in Colombia.BOGOTA, Colombia — Honored here on his 80th birthday last week with a congressional medal and dinner with the president, Colombia's most famous artist, Fernando Botero, says he'll keep working until he keels over with "a paintbrush in my hand."

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    Art Dubai has recently dispatched a curator to Colombia as part of their plans for a programme of Latin ... He defines the present art scene in Colombia as “post Fernando Botero”, the hugely popular a...
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    Describing himself as "the most Colombian of Colombian artists," Fernando Botero takes us on a trip to his home country through a lifetime of work that effectively serves as Botero's guide to Colombian history and culture.
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  • Articles about Fernando Botero
    At 80, Colombian artist Fernando Botero has no plans to retire April 27, 2012 | By Chris Kraul, Los Angeles Times BOGOTA, Colombia - Honored here on his 80th birthday last week with a congressional medal and dinner with the president, Colombia's most famous artist, Fernando Botero, says he'll keep working until he keels over with "a paintbrush in my hand.
    09/10/2018 - 1:59 pm | View Website
  • Colombia Tourist Attractions – The museum of Fernando Botero
    Fernando Botero is the most famous Colombian artist and sculptor. Although he is 82 years old now he still doesn`t have any plans to retire. He is more than just a sculptor and painter, Botero is an passionate lover and a philanthropist of the arts.
    09/9/2018 - 3:09 am | View Website
  • The Art of Fernando Botero: Colombia’s ‘Most Colombian’ Artist
    Fernando Botero, self-dubbed ‘the most Colombian of Colombian artists’, is a name synonymous with Latin American art. The prolific artist and his signature style, known as Boterismo, evoke images of voluptuous, voluminous people and objects, and his success as an artist is incontestable.
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  • Colombian Artists: Fernando Botero
    I could argue that Fernando Botero is our most renowned artist. This, of course, depends on your definition of artist. However, as a painter and sculptor, no Colombian man has made a name for himself in the world of international art quite like Botero.
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