Fernando Botero said, "An artist is attracted to certain kinds of form without knowing why. You adopt a position intuitively; only later do you attempt to rationalize or even justify it."

Fernando Botero said, "An artist is attracted to certain kinds of form without knowing why. You adopt a position intuitively; only later do you attempt to rationalize or even justify it."

Colorful and whimsical, I love how this artist paints people!

Colorful and whimsical, I love how this artist paints people!

Fernando Botero y sus obras - Taringa!

Fernando Botero y sus obras - Taringa!

Fernando Botero- Hand, Madrid

Fernando Botero- Hand, Madrid

Fernando Botero.   Today's art fix. Dedicated all to my favorite art teacher, Mrs. Wansack!

Fernando Botero. Today's art fix. Dedicated all to my favorite art teacher, Mrs. Wansack!

Fernando Botero-one of my favorite artist makes me laugh....

Fernando Botero-one of my favorite artist makes me laugh....

huariqueje: “Flores - Fernando Botero , 1988 Colombian, b.1932- Oil on canvas…

huariqueje: “Flores - Fernando Botero , 1988 Colombian, b.1932- Oil on canvas…

"Fernando Botero: ‘The Seamstresses'. His paintings were different than everyone else's because he painted people bigger even if they were not." I remember seeing several of his works in a museum in Monterrey, Mexico.

"Fernando Botero: ‘The Seamstresses'. His paintings were different than everyone else's because he painted people bigger even if they were not." I remember seeing several of his works in a museum in Monterrey, Mexico.

mother: solid, protecting, engrossed, intent, peaceful, in love, elemental.

mother: solid, protecting, engrossed, intent, peaceful, in love, elemental.

Man on Horseback, Fernando Botero. metmuseum.org

Man on Horseback, Fernando Botero. metmuseum.org

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