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Botero

Author: Fernando Botero; José María Faerna
Publisher: New York : Cameo/Abrams, 1997.
Series: Great modern masters.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Best known for his voluptuous, other-worldly figures, Botero sees distortion of forms as the essence of art, and he often reworks familiar images by artists such as Leonardo, Cezanne, Valezquez and Manet in his own distinctive style. One section of the book is devoted entirely to these "paraphrases", while other chapters focus on self-portraits, nudes, still-lifes, figures and characters, and life in Colombia.--From  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Catalogs
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Botero, Fernando, 1932-
Botero.
New York : Cameo/Abrams, 1997
(OCoLC)629806826
Named Person: Fernando Botero; Fernando Botero; Fernando Botero; Fernando Botero
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fernando Botero; José María Faerna
ISBN: 0810946815 9780810946811
OCLC Number: 36898037
Description: 64 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 32 cm.
Series Title: Great modern masters.
Other Titles: Botero.
Responsibility: general editor, José María Faerna ; translated from the Spanish by Alberto Curotto.

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Best known for his voluptuous, other-worldly figures, Botero sees distortion of forms as the essence of art, and he often reworks familiar images by artists such as Leonardo, Cezanne, Valezquez and Manet in his own distinctive style. One section of the book is devoted entirely to these "paraphrases", while other chapters focus on self-portraits, nudes, still-lifes, figures and characters, and life in Colombia.--From publisher description.

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