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Contemporary Art Colombia.


Contemporary Art Colombia

Edited by Hossein Amirsadeghi

Thames & Hudson


304 pages




This color art book highlights contemporary art of Colombia with profiles of 95 artists and gallery owners, plus two critical essays, and an interview with artist Fernando Botero. The book explores the history of the countryAEs contemporary art scene from the modernist movement to the present, detailing the role of various institutions and museums such as the Museo de Arte Moderno and La Tertlia, art fairs and festivals such as ARTBO, commercial galleries such as Casas Riegner, artist-run spaces such as Lugar a Dudas, and collectors such as Rafael Nieto. The book includes a timeline, along with color photos of art, installations, and performances on every page. ([umlaut] Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR)

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