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Big Girls in Art: Botero! | Manolo for the Big Girl

Big Girls in Art: Botero!

In honor of our dear reader Rebecca, who suggested it, today we enjoy the delightful images of the “fat people” of Fernando Botero!

7 Responses to “Big Girls in Art: Botero!”

  1. Rachel of Cyberia August 7, 2008 at 11:44 am #

    There are two Botero sculptures at Denver’s performng arts complex. They look so classy and ready for culture.
    Here’s one

  2. gemdiva August 7, 2008 at 2:47 pm #


  3. Mrs. Hendricks August 7, 2008 at 5:37 pm #

    An all-time favorite of ours, these Botero works were a delight to find here today! Thanks!

  4. Karen B. August 7, 2008 at 7:24 pm #

    I was a reporter in my former life, and I actually sat down with the artist to discuss his works – including several voluptuous sculptures on exhibit in Chicago. For him, Botero explained, the size of his figures represents a fullness; an expressive joy of life and possibility. He says this is the very essence of his Latin sensibility come to life through his art.

  5. Peaches August 8, 2008 at 11:06 am #

    My husband likes the dancing couple. He said “what a great a** and her legs are just the way they should be”. Im keeping him and buying the print!

  6. Mrs. Hendricks August 8, 2008 at 4:50 pm #

    Karen B., we are so jealous of you! To actually have met and spoken with Fernando himself! He is truly one of my heroes.

  7. Sindy August 11, 2008 at 8:42 pm #

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