Fernando Botero is a Colombian figurative artist and sculptor. Throughout the 1950s Botero began experimenting with proportion and size. When he moved to New York City, in 1960, he had developed his trademark style. Also known as “Boterismo”, his signature style depicts people and figures in large, exaggerated volume. His work can represent political criticism or humor, depending on the piece, or lovingly reinterpret the art of the Old Masters. Join us to discover the delightful oeuvre of this unique artist.

Date: Monday, May 17, 2021
Time: 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Class Fee: $20
 

Instructor 

Jill Kiefer, PhD, is an art historian and teaching artist. She’s been designing, coordinating and leading programs and tours in Art History and Fine Arts for over thirty years—in university, institutional and community environments around the globe. Jill is the Founder and Director of What About Art? an enterprise devoted to bringing a knowledge and love of art to EVERYONE! A native New Yorker, Jill recently relocated back here from southern California. While there, she taught for Mount Saint Mary’s College, Pasadena City College, Glendale College and the Palos Verdes Art Center. Jill is the Director of Programs in the Arts for Warnborough College Ireland/U.K., where she earned her M.A. and Ph.D. degrees.

 

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