Fernando Botero

Biographical Information

1932 Born in Medelin, Colombia

Selected Exhibitions

2008 “The Baroque World of Fernando Botero,” Brooks Museum of Art, Memphis, Tennessee; New Orleans Museum of Art, Louisiana; Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington
2007 “Fernando Botero: Abu Ghraib,” University of California, Berkeley
2006 “Fernando Botero: Abu Ghraib,” Marlborough Gallery, New York
2005 Palazzo Venezia; Rome, Italy
2002 Museum of Modern Art; Copenhagen, Denmark
2001 Moderna Musset; Stockholm, Sweden
1998–99 The National Museum of Fine Arts; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
1997 The National Museum of Fine Arts; Santiago, Chile
1996 The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
The Art Museum of the Americas; Washington, D.C.
1994–95 Iwaki City Art Museum, Japan
1994 Helsinki City Art Museum, Finland
The National Museum of Fine Arts; Buenos Aires, Argentina
Paseo de Recolet; Madrid, Spain
1992–93 Montecarlo Kunsthaus; Vienna, Austria
The Hermitage Museum; Saint Petersburg, Russia
1987 The Queen Sofia Center for the Arts; Madrid, Spain
1985 The Ponce Museum, Puerto Rico
1981 The Seibu Museum of Art; Tokyo, Japan
1979 The Hirschhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden; Washington, D.C.
1972 Marlborough Gallery, New York
1969 “Inflated Images,” Museum of Modern Art, New York
1966 “Fernando Botero: Recent Works,” Milwaukee Art Center, Wisconsin
1964 Cordoba Bienale, Argentina
1962 “7 Contemporary Painters;” Museum of Modern Art; Bogota, Colombia
1957 Pan American Union; Washington, D.C.
1955 Biblioteca Nacional; Bogota, Colombia
Selected Public Collections
Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Japan
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden; Washington, D.C.
Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Museo d´Arte Moderna del Vaticano; Vatican City, Italy
Museo de Bellas Artes; Caracas, Spain
Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes; Santiago, Chile
Museum of Modern Art, New York
Neue Pinakothek; Münich, Germany
Pushkin Museum; Moscow, Russia
The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York
The State Hermitage Museum; St. Petersburg, Russia