When Colombian painter Fernando Botero died of pneumonia at the age of 91, his countrymen were immediately shocked and mourned.
In this sense, singers J Balvin, Juanes and Carlos Vives posted emotional messages on social networks mourning the loss of their compatriots.
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JuanesFor example, he posted a photo of himself with Botero on his Instagram account. He wrote in the image description: “Deeply sorry to see the passing of Master Botero. His undeniable legacy to art and humanity, his best work. “My deepest condolences to his entire family. ”
As far as reggae players are concerned J Balvin, He wrote on his X account (formerly Twitter): “You succeeded in expressing the ‘volume’ and ‘sensibility’ of form with your art. You raised the Colombian flag in greater proportion than you could express yourself. Thank you teacher”.
also, Carlos Vives He paid tribute to the painter in an Instagram story. “The traces he left behind Fernando Botero Across the world, they are a path that leads us inexorably back to the Colombian soul. Thank you, teacher! My condolences to his family and all his compatriots. “He said.
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Who is Fernando Botero?
Fernando Botero is a Colombian painter and icon of contemporary art. I died of pneumonia at the age of 91, living in Monaco.
His work is known for its sensual figures and use of color. “He bravely battled pneumonia for the past five days… He lived an extraordinary life and he left us at the right time,” His daughter Lina Botero commented to national media.
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