Fernando Botero in his Studio, Paris, 1992 by Jean-Michel Voge is a 13″ x 19″ archival pigment print in an edition of 5, printed by the photographer on handmade Japanese Awagami paper — signed, titled, and dated verso (on back of work).
Fernando Botero (1932-2023) was a Colombian figurative artist and sculptor. His signature style, known as “Boterismo,” depicts people and figures in large, exaggerated volumes. Botero is considered one of the most famous artists from Latin America, with his art in highly visible places around the world, such as Park Avenue in New York City and on the Champs-Élysées in Paris.
Provenance: JM Voge Studio
Jean-Michel (JM) Voge (b. 1949) is a fine art photographer, formerly editorial freelancer for magazines, such as Madame Figaro (1982-2010), Le Figaro Magazine, Point of View, Marie France, Town and Country, European Travel and LIFE, Fortune Magazine, and AD Spain. The French photographer published a critically-acclaimed monograph on portraits of Europeans, “Figures of Europe,” which include portraits of influential Europeans through 1990. Among JM’s personal projects, he photographed the Surma tribe in the Omo Valley in Ethiopia, Africa and the Sumo in Tokyo. JM travels for much of his material including extended trips to Greenland.