ARTBO 2106 in pictures

As Bogotá’s annual art fair ARTBO closes its doors for another year, we take a look at some of the offerings that were on show from artists the world over.


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Ecuadorean artist José Hidalgo Anastacio presented an instalation called OikoumeneØ (suspended).

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This mobile structure balances different pre-metric-system weight units from many different geographic locations, which are (mostly) obsolete nowadays.
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“This lot is not for sale”, light installation by Colombian artist Guillermo Marconi.
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Painting from the series Graphis Loggia by Colombian artist Diego Mendoza Imbachí.
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Installation of found objects by Colombian artist Viviana González Calles “Smaller than my hand”.
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Display by Juliet Sarmiento. The bed is a metaphor for the time she spent being sick with cancer. The TV shows images of the sea, which represent her family and friends: a motivation for her to fight for her life.
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“Make it look like an accident” by Felipe Flórez.
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“Hunters and scavengers” by Juan David Laserna Montoya.
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Sculptures by Sebastián Mira. He was inspired by the shapes of styrofoam packaging he found in the garbage.
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Painting from the series “The possibles” by Chilean artist Francisco Peró.
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“Landscape” by Costa Rican artist Federico Herrero.
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Oil painting on a stainless steel canvas, from the series “Magdalena” by Colombian artist Sair García. His work focuses on displaced people.
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“Scapegoat” by Alejandro Obregón, one of the most iconic Colombian artists of the 20th century, with a unique style that has been called abstract surrealism.
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“Untitled”, an iron sculpture by Colombian artist Feliza Bursztyn.
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“Portraits” by Colombian painter Débora Arango.
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Detail of “Carnie Stars”, by American artist Jeni Spota, who lives and works in New York.
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Colombian artist Camilo Restrepo presented some of his work inspired by the news coverage of drug trafficking and the increasing use of the word “narco” in media.

Photos: Jazid Contreras

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