ART & DESIGN

Photos: Speak, Memory

In works of brutal beauty, the Colombian artist Doris Salcedo ennobles things most people would sooner forget.


Photographer: Peter Ash Lee
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Photographer: Peter Ash Lee

Salcedo, in Bogotá in September.

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Noviembre 6 y 7, 2002, on the facade of Bogotá’s Palace of Justice. Photograph by Sergio Clavijo.

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Installation view of Untitled (Camisas), 2013. Photograph by Oscar Monsalve Pino, reproduced courtesy of the artist, Alexander and Bonin, New York, and White Cube, London.

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Photographer: Peter Ash Lee

Installation view of Untitled (Camisas), 2013. Photograph by Oscar Monsalve Pino, reproduced courtesy of the artist, Alexander and Bonin, New York, and White Cube, London.

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Untitled, 1998. Photograph by David Heald, reproduced courtesy of the artist, Alexander and Bonin, New York, and White Cube, London.

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Photographer: Peter Ash Lee

Detail in Salcedo’s studio.

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Photographer: Peter Ash Lee

Detail in Salcedo’s studio.

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Fuller view of Acción de Duelo. Photograph by Sergio Clavijo.

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Salcedo and her husband at Acción de Duelo, 2007, an installation at Plaza de Bolívar, Bogotá, she led to commemorate the assassination of a group of assemblymen by guerrillas. Photograph by Juan Fernando Castro.

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Photographer: Peter Ash Lee

Detail in Salcedo’s studio.

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In the Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall, London. Photograph by Sergio Clavijo.

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Untitled, 2003, at the Istanbul Biennial. Photograph by Sergio Clavijo.