Botero - Liegende mit Frucht

The "Liegende mit Frucht" ("Lying woman with Fruit") is a bronze sculpture by the Colombian sculptor Fernando Botero.

Like other works by Botero, the "reclining" also represents a very overweight person in a lascivious pose. This style of overdrawing human forms and proportions is characteristic of the artist. He stages fat people in positions and roles in which one would otherwise expect thin people. Thus the artist questions classical ideals of beauty. The "reclining with fruit" also follows this aesthetic. Weiterlesen »


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