Guerillas 1988 Oil Painting - Fernando Botero

Guerillas 1988

Fernando BoteroItem # 105423
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  • About Reproduction

    Discover the allure of art with our faithful reproduction of "Guerillas 1988", originally brought to life by the talented Fernando Botero. Unlike posters or prints, our hand-painted oil painting breathes an unique sense of depth and texture into your space. Every detail, every stroke, and every texture is meticulously recreated, paying the perfect homage to Fernando Botero and his artistic vision.

    Owning this piece is more than just decoration - it's a statement of your refined taste in art. Let the vibrant colors and intricate details of this replica serve as a daily reminder of the beauty in our world. Elevate your decor and appreciate the richness of art with our replica of this masterpiece.

  • Painting Description

    "Guerillas" (1988) is a painting by the renowned Colombian artist Fernando Botero, known for his signature style, often referred to as 'Boterismo', which depicts figures in large, exaggerated volume. This style serves both as a political critique and a humorous play on the subjects portrayed. Born in 1932 in Medellín, Colombia, Botero has become one of Latin America's most famous artists, with his work spanning across paintings, drawings, and sculptures.

    The "Guerillas" painting is part of Botero's broader body of work that deals with the theme of violence and the absurdity of war. In this painting, Botero confronts the viewer with the image of armed guerrilla fighters, a subject matter that reflects the artist's engagement with the political and social issues of his homeland. Colombia, during the late 20th century, was deeply affected by internal conflict, and Botero's work often comments on the violence and its impact on Colombian society.

    In "Guerillas," Botero's use of voluminous shapes and exaggerated proportions not only characterizes the figures but also serves to convey a sense of the grotesque, highlighting the absurdity and brutality of armed conflict. The painting's composition, color palette, and the figures' expressions are carefully crafted to evoke a sense of tension and unease, inviting viewers to reflect on the human condition and the nature of power.

    Botero's work has been exhibited in major museums and galleries around the world, and "Guerillas" is consistent with his artistic approach that combines political commentary with a unique aesthetic. The painting is a testament to Botero's enduring concern with the themes of violence, power, and humanity, and it remains a powerful example of his ability to address serious and complex issues through his distinctive artistic language.

    As with many of Botero's works, "Guerillas" is likely to be held in a private collection or displayed in one of the numerous museums that house his art. The painting continues to be relevant in discussions about art's role in society and the responsibility of artists to comment on and engage with the pressing issues of their times.

  • Lead Time & Shipping

    When you order this oil painting replica, it typically takes 2-3 weeks to paint. If the artwork is more complex, it might need a little more time to ensure the best quality. Once it's ready, we'll send you a photo for your approval. After you give the green light, we'll ship it to you for free.

  • Return & Refund

    We believe in the quality of our hand-painted oil painting reproductions, and your satisfaction is our priority. If for any reason, you are not completely satisfied with your purchase, we offer a 45-day return policy. You can return your artwork within 45 days of receipt and receive a full refund. Please note that the artwork must be returned in the original packaging and in the same condition as it was received.

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