Fernando Botero

Fernando Botero (b.1932, in Medellín) is one of the most renowned Latin American artists alive and has exhibited his works in major museums and venues around the world, including America, Europe, and Asia.

He has created monumental sculptures for public spaces in many major cities, including New York (Park Avenue), Paris (Champs-Élysées), Rome, and Monte Carlo.

His works are found in many important private and public collections, such as the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution (Washington, D.C.); Ho-am Museum (Seoul); Israel Museum (Jerusalem); Kunsthalle Nuremberg (Nuremberg); Museo d’Arte Moderna del Vaticano (Rome); Museum Moderne Kunst (Vienna); Neue Pinakothek (Munich); Staatgalerie Moderne Kunst (Munich); Tel Aviv Museum of Art (Tel Aviv); The Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York); The Museum of Modern Art (New York); and The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum (New York).

Botero has donated a collection of his own works as well as by other renowned artists to the Colección Fernando Botero, Fundación Santander Central Hispano (Medellín), and Donación Fernando Botero, Colección Banco de la República (Bogotá).

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