Doris Salcedo

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'Feelings and emotions are dirty words in art': Doris Salcedo on her unflinching works that confront global crises

As her major retrospective opens in Basel, we talk to the artist about her gentle but brutal artworks

Doris Salcedo on her new work, a ghostly reflection on gun violence

The artist produced the work, of gauzy fabric embedded with thousands of needles, after speaking to hundreds of mothers whose children were killed by guns

A brush with... Doris Salcedo

An in-depth podcast conversation on the artist's big influences, from Joseph Beuys to Paul Celan

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


Frieze special: the fair and the top shows, with Doris Salcedo and Ragnar Kjartansson

We talk to the art market specialist Melanie Gerlis about the fair, to Doris Salcedo and Ragnar Kjartansson about their shows, Massimiliano Gioni about the New Museum’s video-art pop-up in London—and Louisa Buck discusses Frieze's special Social Work section. Produced in association with Bonhams, auctioneers since 1793.

Doris Salcedo: silent witness

Doris Salcedo is devoted to making art about political violence in a world saturated with images of death and destruction. As a show opens at the Guggenheim, she says she hopes her elegiac sculptures might re-sensitise us

Doris Salcedo at the Tate Gallery: Silent witnesses

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