Painters Paintings Fernando Botero (b. 1932): Mona Lisa, 1978, oil on canvas, 166 x 183 cm, Museo B…
Painters Work Fernando Botero (b. 1932): Mona Lisa, 1978, oil on canvas, 166 x 183 cm, Museo Botero – Banco de la República, Bogota, Colombia . .
Our new artist, Fernando Botero is a Colombian figurative painter and sculptor. His type, often known as “Boterismo”, depicts individuals and figures in massive, exaggerated quantity, which may symbolize political criticism or humor, relying on the piece.
Botero’s work is extensively recognized, revered, paraphrased, imitated and even copied. It is rather straightforward to establish the works of this artist, as a result of attribute rounded and sensuous types of his human figures, animals and even nonetheless life and landscapes. Botero is seen as one of many best Latin American artists alive, and is taken into account a cultural hero. In his native Colombia, Fernando Botero is usually seen extra as a determine of pop-culture than as an artist. The ability of Botero’s photographs is what makes us change the notion of his work from repetitive fats figures, to work that take care of points on the core of Latin America.
. . ‘Mona Lisa’ is a basic consultant work of Fernando Botreo. He was filled with enthusiasm about masters’classical work, which led to his collection of copies to works of them. However he specialised in including his personal attribute and concepts within the work, using Botreo’s typical symbols to breed these works. We will see from his repeated theme of the works of historic masters, comparable to ‘The Arnolfini Marriage ceremony’ by JanVan Eyck – which can be our subsequent portray – and ‘Las Meninas’ by Diego Velazquez.
However probably the most noteworthy portray is Mona Lisa. Botreo has been painted many items of Mona Lisa, as an example, Mona Lisa Aged 12 is an imaginative portray which portrayed Mona Lisa in childhood, whereas Mona Lisa now we have right here is his masterpiece, whose composition is similar as Leonardo da Vinci’s. What the distinction is that Botreo replaces many photographs within the portray by using his distinctive type. On this portray, the inflatable face impels our want to pinch the pores and skin, and the scene of volcanic eruption behind the determine’s proper facet is so naive and cute.