Presentation on theme: "Realidades 2 Capítulo 1B Fernando botero 1932 -. Fernando Botero Angulo Fernando Botero Angulo was born on April 19, 1932 in Medellín, Colombia. Medellín."— Presentation transcript:
Realidades 2 Capítulo 1B Fernando botero 1932 -
Fernando Botero Angulo Fernando Botero Angulo was born on April 19, 1932 in Medellín, Colombia. Medellín
His paintings and sculptures are, on first examination, noted for their exaggerated proportions and the large bodies of the human figures and animal figures.
The "fat people" is what they are often called by critics. Botero explains his use of obese figures and forms as such: An artist is attracted to certain kinds of form " 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 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.
Roman Gladiator Roman Gladiator (1986) (1986) Yerevan, Armenia Yerevan, Armenia
The Bailarina The Bailarina (2003) (2003)
The Dancers The Dancers (2005) (2005)
The Cat The Cat (2007) (2007)
El pájaro (1988) El pájaro (1988) (en el Parque San Antonio, (en el Parque San Antonio, Medellín, Colombia) Medellín, Colombia)
El pájaro El pájaro A view of damaged caused by terrorist bombing in A view of damaged caused by terrorist bombing in 1995. See Fondo Cultural in your text, page 55. 1995. See Fondo Cultural in your text, page 55.
The Fruit (1964)
The Street (1965)
Las Meninas Before continuing, take a look at this classic painting called, Las Meninas, painted in 1656 by the Spanish painter, Diego Velázquez.
Las Meninas Now, take a look at Botero’s interpretation of this classic painting called Las Meninas by Diego Velázquez.