Botero artwork (Walker Report photos)
Fernando Botero and the Art of Radical Stylization Sunday, July 15, 3 p.m. Auditorium, free with Museum admission
Fernando Botero's international appeal rests largely with his immediately recognized style. He has applied his "inflated" stylization to subjects ranging from art historical precedents to scenes of political turmoil in contemporary life.
Dr. Don Bacigalupi, President, Director and CEO of the Toledo Museum of Art, explores the ways in which Botero's stylizations borrow from and resonate with other artists' uniquely exaggerated styles, from Old Masters to cutting-edge contemporary artists.
This lecture is part of The Bank of America Lecture Series.- Fernando Botero. After Velazquez. 2005.