Fernando Botero, Via Crucis: The Passion of Christ
Oct 27 2011-Dec 03 2011
On October 27, 2011 Marlborough Gallery will present the first showing of a new body of work by the world renowned Colombian artist, Fernando Botero. The exhibition, entitled Via Crucis, is based on scenes from the passion of Christ. This will be Botero’s first New York exhibition since 2006 when he presented the critically acclaimed show of paintings dealing with the events of the Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq in 2003.The show of Via Crucis (Latin for The Way of the Cross) will consist of twenty-seven oils on canvas of various sizes and approximately thirty-four drawings in mixed media on paper.