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1 Fernando Botero (Born Medellín, 19 April 1932) by Ms. Razza The following presentation contains copyrighted material used under multimedia guidelines and fair use exemptions of U.S. Copyright law. Further use is prohibited.

2 (Source: Jack S. Blanton Museum of Art, 2007) Title: Santa Rosa de Lima según Vásquez, 1966

3 (Source: Nassau Count Museum of Art, 2007) Colombian-born painter and sculptor, best known for his satirical paintings of oversized, fleshy figures with large limbs and small bodies. Botero began making sculptures in 1971 as a natural evolution from his voluminous, three dimensional paintings, and now spends most of his summers working on sculpture at his home in Tuscany, near a reliable foundry.

4 La Pudeur, 1981 bronze with polished granite base 72 x 24 x 21 inches (Source: Wayne, 2007) Fernando Botero is known for his obese figures in both his paintings and sculpture. These were intended to ridicule Colombian society.

5 Source: Encyclopædia Britannica, 2007 When he moved to New York City in 1960, he had developed his trademark style: the depiction of round, corpulent humans and animals.

6 Attribution: When using images from someone elses work, students must include at least a shorthand reference to that item next to or below the image in their multimedia presentation (in-text attribution). The full citation for the image needs to be in their works cited section.

7 Works Cited Blanton Museum of Art. (2007). Latin American Collection of the Jack S. Blanton Museum of Art. Retrieved October 1, 2007, from Botero, Fernando. ( 2007). In Encyclopædia Britannica. Retrieved September 28, 2007, from Encyclopædia Britannica Online School Edition: Nassau County Museum of Art. (2007). Outdoor Sculpture Garden. Retrieved October 1, 2007, from

8 Tanenbaum, B. A. (1999). Art, colonial to modern. Latin America history and culture (Vol. 1, 68). New York: Charles Scribners Sons. Wayne, Dan. (2007). Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Permanent Collection. Retrieved October 1, 2007, from Works Cited continued


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