Thursday, August 12, 2010

- Fernando Botero

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Painter and sculptor Fernando Botero is like a Colombian Beryl Cook.  Called “the Beloved Artist of the Americas,” he’s clearly a man with a well-developed sense of humour, and sense of life.

1095180349_f83aa3d67d His paintings and sculptures of lustful fat folk grace squares and plazas all over Colombia—and attract people like flies to honey.

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[Hat tip to reader Julian D.  Photos courtesy Babau, and Travel Adventures]

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