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Botero (2018)




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Botero is a poetic behind-the-scenes chronicle of the life and art of Fernando Botero, an intensely private painter and sculptor. Viewers will be inspired to see Botero's commitment to a unique artistic vision power his rise from provincial Colombia to become "the Maestro," still active in his studio at 86 years old.


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All Critics (6)

Makes a pretty good case for taking the artist more seriously. For one thing, his political art gets a necessary airing here.

February 18, 2020 | Full Review…

While Millar's doc champions Botero as the artist of his generation, it overlooks the fact that he's just a step above Mr. Brainwash.

January 9, 2020 | Full Review…

... an enjoyable experience that presents an appealing overview of the artist's life and works and will no doubt please his many fans.

June 24, 2019 | Rating: 8/10 | Full Review…

The film comes off more as a news story rather than a documentary on such an important figure. [Full Review in Spanish]

May 5, 2019 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

After seeing Botero, your eyes will see the artist's paintings in different light. [Full review in Spanish]

April 29, 2019 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

This documentary filled in a lot of the blanks affording me the opportunity to see his work and learn about him.

March 24, 2019 | Rating: 3.5/5 | Full Review…

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