Rodrigo Arenas Betancourt, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Rodrigo Arenas Betancourt

Colombian Escultor,Autor,Pintor y Escritor

Date of Birth: 23-Oct-1919

Place of Birth: Mi prima, Antioquia Department, Colombia

Date of Death: 14-May-1995

Profession: writer, author, painter, sculptor

Nationality: Colombia

Zodiac Sign: Scorpio

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About Rodrigo Arenas Betancourt

  • 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 MedellĂ­n Metropolitan Area. His bronze statues are characterized by their enormous proportions and dramatic expression. Examples of his artwork are: Naked BolĂ­var in Pereira Monument to Race, bronze and concrete, 38 m height, located in La Alpujarra Administrative Center in MedellĂ­n 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.

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