short biography

Doris Salcedo (b. 1958, Bogotá / Colombia), based in Bogotá, is one of the world’s leading sculptors, who uses materials of daily use and also organic materials like grass, silk, soil, or rose petals to create works which deal with political violence, reminding of unvoiced victims in an impressive way. She studied at the New York University, and at the University of Bogota.

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galleries

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  • 12. Nov 27. May 2007
    Wrestle CCS Bard Hessel Museum
  • 11. Nov 15. Apr 2007
    ANOS 80: UMA TOPOLOGIA Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art, Porto °
  • 05. Oct 15. Jan
    The Hours Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin
  • 18. Mar 30. Apr
    Mind the Gap Smack Mellon Gallery, Brooklyn
  • 07. Dec 18. Jan 2003
    Sculpture Alexander and Bonin, New York
  • 08. Jun 15. Sep
    documenta 11 documenta Kassel