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Colombia

Monuments of European colonisers are vandalised and toppled in Colombia

The country's ministry of culture says it will form a committee to review contested memorials

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Antiquities & Archaeology

Eight miles of Ice Age rock art uncovered in Colombian Amazon

The prehistoric murals—dubbed the "Sistine Chapel of the ancients"—depict people interacting with now extinct animals such as mastodons and giant sloths, before the region became a tropical rainforest

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Art fairs

Bogotá's Artbo closes its 15th edition on a vigilant note

International engagement dwindled as a date shift put the fair at odds with Expo Chicago and ArtRio while violence rises amid Colombia's mayoral elections

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Art Basel in Miami Beach

Doris Salcedo's army of women reshape the meaning of guerrilla weapons

Some of the 15,000 women who were raped or sexually assaulted during the 53-year war in Colombia are telling their stories through a new memorial

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Art market

Could sales slow at Artbo as political conservatism deepens in Colombia?

The divisive election of conservative president Iván Duque in August and resulting political tension may stymie sales at Bogotá's Artbo

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Art market

Colombian art scene rebounds after civil war

Western dealers and curators look to the South

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Doris Salcedo

Doris Salcedo at the Tate Gallery: Silent witnesses

The Columbian artist makes stark sculptures which probe the solitude of death