Museo Botero del Banco de la Republica, Bogota

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Founded on a donation from Fernando Botero, one of Colombia's celebrated artists, , Museo Botero del Banco de la Republica has quickly grown into a must-see attraction in Bogota since its inauguration in 2000. The small but captivating museum features 123 paintings, drawings, and sculptures by Botero himself, as well as 85 pieces by other artists. Housed in the Banco de la Republica museum complex, the museum adds a splash of Botero's distinctive style to its classy surroundings. Perhaps best of all, you can appreciate the museum's displays free of charge. For Museo Botero del Banco de la Republica and beyond, use our Bogota travel itinerary planner to get the most from your Bogota vacation.
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  • Everyone knows Botero by his sculptures rounds but we discover here of watercolours and pastels d indescribable delicacy the Museum is human-sized, it is quietly discovered also enjoying the beautiful colonial architecture, patios...
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  • Although I particularly like his sculptures that I find a side "touching", I'm not a big fan of Botero. But I must confess that I loved this museum. The House, given by the Colombian Government to house the collections donated by the artist, is already, in itself, a great building. The works are very well presented and it's a real pleasure to go from room to room. Furthermore, we also discover the personal collection of Botero which includes many works, especially Impressionist, a Calder mobile, etc., all witnesses to a great eclecticism on the part of the artist.
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  • You will learn the major works of this artist. Sculptures and paintings. You can have a vision more wide of the vision of the world of Botero.
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