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Doris Salcedo

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ISBN-10: 022624458X

ISBN-13: 9780226244587

Edition: 2015

Authors: Julie Rodrigues Widholm, Madeleine Grynsztejn, Elizabeth Adan, Helen Molesworth, Katherine Brinson

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A mountain of chairs piled between buildings. Shoes sewn behind animal membranes into a wall. A massive crack running through the floor of Tate Modern. Powerful works like these by sculptor Doris Salcedo evoke the significance of bearing witness and processes of collective healing. Salcedo, who lives and works in Bogotá, roots her art in Colombia’s social and political landscape—including its long history of civil wars—with an elegance and poetic sensibility that balances the gravitas of her subjects. Her work is undergirded by intense fieldwork, including interviews with people who have suffered loss and endured trauma from political violence. In recent years, Salcedo has become…    
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Book details

List price: $50.00
Copyright year: 2015
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 2/19/2015
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 240
Size: 0.91" wide x 1.13" long x 0.11" tall
Weight: 3.300
Language: English

Helen Molesworth is Chief Curator at the Institute for Contemporary Art, Boston. She edited Louise Lawler's Twice Untitled and Other Pictures (looking back), published by the Wexner Center for the Arts and distributed by the MIT Press.