Orlando Agudelo-Botero (b. 1946)

Lot 349: "Asian Beauty Dancing with Fans" by Orlando

RM Sotheby's

February 24, 2012
Boca Raton, FL, US

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1981. An early iconic work), signed Orlando A., dated 81. Acrylic and gilt on painted black paper. Framed and matted. Overall very good condition, some water staining to upper right of black matte. 33x41 inches.

&cf. Agudelo-Botero Orlando, born 1946 in Colombia, employs a bold color palette with gold and silver enhancements. His loosely drawn, nearly abstract representations of youths combine a modern, free form aesthetic with a personal humanist philosophy. "I struggle in each and every piece to discover something about humanity and to attempt to communicate it." The artist's contemporary execution and his soulful compositions project a timeless spirituality inspired by both his religious and Colombian heritage.
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The Milhous Collection

RM Sotheby's
February 24, 2012, 10:00 AM EST

Boca Raton, FL, US