La Mano de Botero Reviews
でかい手のオブジェで覚えています。スケールが大きいせいか、日本ではほぼ街角では置かれないだろうなという気がします。 more »I remember it with a big hand object. Perhaps because the scale is large, I feel that it will not be placed on a street corner in Japan.
Located just in front of Plaza San Juan de la Cruz, is this sculpture by Fernando Botero. It's called "The Hand of Botero", but that's probably more descriptive of the artwork rather than his actual h... more »
CASTELLANO · "La Mano" de Fernando Botero: Fernando Botero, Colombian (b. 1932) - painter & sculptor. Often, it is said about Fernando Botero’s work - The Cat, The Bird, Smoking Woman, The Hand etc… - is that he creates fat representations. Fernando insists that he does not go towards the fat, but rather fills the space with ‘volume’. With that, ‘the sensuality of form’ is explored. His words, not mine. I still question the positioning of the middle finger in this piece (The Hand).
The statue is far from the other sights. It's Not worth the displacement.
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