We are proud to announce the upcoming publication of the book Selling Botero by Felipe Grimberg, edited by Paola Gribaudo, and published by Silvana Editoriale.

Working as an art dealer for more than 28 years, Felipe Grimberg has sold more than 400 artworks from renowned Colombian artist, Fernando Botero.

This book includes illustrations of almost all these works. It also provides the story of Felipe’s career and tells of his journey in the art world and the true nature of a dealer’s relationship with an artist.


  •  Format 24×34 cm
  •  First edition printed in January 2015
  •  Copies 3000
  •  Hard cover
  •  408 pages


Paola Gribaudo is an Italian and one of the world’s most dedicated editors, whose publishing skills run in the family. She has worked with numerous companies, publishing groups and individuals. In 2015, she will reach nearly a thousand books published.

Felipe met Paola in Italy at a Botero exhibition 25 years ago. She has edited and worked on about 45 books on Fernando Botero (read more).

Paola’s experience and skills in editing these large amount books of Botero has played an important role in accomplishing the edition for Felipe’s book Selling Botero. Paola dedicated almost two years working in this project with Felipe. If you wish to read more about Paola, visit her website.


Silvana Editoriale is one of the oldest and most renowned Italian publishers based in Milano. Silvana Editoriale specializes in art and photography monographs, exhibition catalogs, museum and gallery guides, art history titles, and books on design. It has cooperated with major book distributors around the world.

Silvana promotes its publications through specialized press, as bookstores, libraries, and national and international distribution channels work within a marketing and sales network, which is composed of 32 agents who work for about 450 stores and institutional and cultural associations. To read more about Silvana, go to their website.