Plaza Botero, in front of the excellent Museo de Antioquia in downtown Medellin, Colombia, is filled with 23 giant bronze sculptures donated by Colombian artist Fernando Botero who was born near Medellin. The museum is also full of art from his personal collection including many modern masters. Some of the sculptures in Plaza Botero have come home from museums in New York, Paris, and Madrid. Here’s a look at all 23 bronze sculptures in Plaza Botero.
Plaza Botero in Medellin, Colombia is an outdoor museum and home to 23 giant bronze sculptures by artist and native son Fernando Botero.
Hombre a Caballo (Man on Horseback)
Adán (Adam) and Eva (Eve)
Mujer con Espejo (Woman with Mirror)
Soldado Romano (Roman Soldier)
Hombre Caminante (Man Walking)
Mujer Vestida (Dressed Woman) & Hombre Vestido (Dressed Man)
Rapto de Europa (Rape of Euorpa, which refers to a Greek myth if you are concerned about this title)
Mujer Reclinada (Reclining Woman)
Venus Dormido (Sleeping Venus)
Mujer Sentada (Seated Woman)
Caballo (Horse) and Caballo con Bridas (Horse with Bridle)
Mujer con Fruta (Woman with Fruit)