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Interview with Fernando Botero / part 2/2

In the second part of the interview with Fernando Botero on the occasion of his solo show at Galerie Gmurzynska, Fernando Botero talks about why he paints faces like objects, the importance of volume in his work, and his love for still lives.
Interview with Fernando Botero at Galerie Gmurzynska, Zürich. Part 2/2. Zürich, Switzerland, October 3, 2008.

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Fernando Botero: The Circus Series / Galerie Gmurzynska, Zurich / Interview

Galerie Gmurzynska in Zurich, Switzerland currently presents new works by Colombian artist Fernando Botero. The exhibition is Fernando Botero’s first solo show at the gallery. On display are drawings and paintings from Botero’s Circus series, three bronze sculptures of various themes, and as a counterpoint works from Botero’s Abu Ghraib series.
VernissageTV met with Fernando Botera the day after the opening of his exhibition at the gallery. In this video, Fernando Botero talks about his fascination for the circus as subject-matter, and his motivation to thematize the terror executed by American soliders in Abu Ghraib.
Interview with Fernando Botero at Galerie Gmurzynska, Zürich. Part 1/2. Zürich, Switzerland, October 3, 2008.

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Modern & Contemporary Masters / Galerie Gmurzynska St. Moritz / Cocktail Reception

The St. Moritz Art Masters‘ “Walk of Art” was inaugurated with a cocktail reception at Galerie Gmurzynska St. Moritz. Currently, the gallery shows the exhibition “Modern & Contemporary Masters”. On display are works by, among others, Robert Indiana, Fernando Botero, Yves Klein, Karl Lagerfeld, and Henri Matisse.
Galerie Gmurzynska is known as a leading gallery in the field of Russian Avantgarde. In its over 40-year history, the gallery has organized over 150 exhibitions in its own premises. The gallery, formerly based in Cologne, Germany, now has three locations in Switzerland, in Zug, Zürich, and St. Moritz.
St. Moritz Art Masters, Cocktail reception at Galerie Gmurzynska St. Moritz, August 30, 2008.
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