“Cultural expressions are unowned, unownable, and more importantly, unlimited."
Yes, Botero had a shtick, and then some. Makes no difference what he meant to do with it--intentions as such guarantee nothing, and the proof is always in the pudding. Botero pudding is like baby food and a one-trick pony. He found an audience, but I'm not part of it. Maybe it's a "Latin" thing.