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Rodrigo Arenas Betancourt
Colombian Escultor,Autor,Pintor y Escritor

Rodrigo Arenas Betancourt

Rodrigo Arenas Betancourt
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Intro Colombian Escultor,Autor,Pintor y Escritor
A.K.A. Rodrigo
Was Author Artist Sculptor Painter Writer
From Colombia
Field Arts Literature
Gender male
Birth 23 October 1919, Fredonia, Colombia
Death 14 May 1995, Medellín, Colombia (aged 75 years)
Star sign Scorpio
Genre:
Figurative art
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Biography

Rodrigo Arenas Betancourt (October 23, 1919 in Fredonia, Antioquia - May 14, 1995) was a Colombian sculptor. At the time of his death in 1995 he was recognized as one of the most important sculptors in Colombia and Latin America. Most of the main cities in Colombia have statues sculpted by Arenas.

Arenas died on May 14, 1995 in the municipality of Caldas located in the southern end of the Valley of Aburrá and part of the Medellín Metropolitan Area.

His bronze statues are characterized by their enormous proportions and dramatic expression.

Examples of his artwork are:

  • Naked Bolívar in Pereira
  • Monument to Race, bronze and concrete, 38 m height, located in La Alpujarra Administrative Center in Medellín
  • Sculptural Complex Vargas Swamp Lancers near to Paipa is the largest sculpture in Colombia.
  • Monument to Effort in Armenia
  • Monument to the Marching Revolution in Valledupar.
The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 23 Mar 2020. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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