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  • 1958 Born in Bogotá, Colombia
  • Currently lives and works in Bogotá

Education

  • 1984 MA, New York University
  • 1980 BFA, Universidad de Bogotá Jorge Tadeo Lozano

Residencies and Awards

  • 2015 Nasher Sculpture Prize
  • 2005 The Ordway Prize, Penny McCall Foundation
  • 1995 Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation Grant
  • 1993 Penny McCall Foundation Grant


Solo Exhibitions

2017

  • Palimpsest, Palacio de Cristal, Reina Sofia, Madrid

2016

  • The Materiality of Mourning, Harvard Art Museums, Boston
  • Doris Salcedo, Perez Museum of Art, Miami

2015

  • Doris Salcedo, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago; Guggenheim, New York

2014

  • Hiroshima Art Prize: Doris Salcedo, Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima City, Japan
  • Doris Salcedo, FLORA ars+natura, Colombia

2013

  • A Flor de Piel, Alexander and Bonin, New York

2012

  • Plegaria Muda, Pinacoteca, São Paulo
  • Plegaria Muda, White Cube Mason’s Yard , London
  • Plegaria Muda, MAXXI, Rome

2011

  • Plegaria Muda, MUAC Mexico; Museet, Malmo; Gulbenkian, Centro de Arte Moderna, Lisbon

2008

  • ‘Doris Salcedo’, Alexander and Bonin, New York, NY
  • ‘Neither’, The Inhotim, Centro de Arte Contemporânea, Belo Horizonte, Brazil

2007

  • ‘Shibboleth’, Turbine Hall, Tate Modern, London
  • ‘Doris Salcedo’, White Cube Hoxton Square, London

2004

  • ‘Neither’, White Cube, London

2001

  • ‘Doris Salcedo’, Camden Arts Centre, London

2000

  • ‘Tenebrae: Noviembre 7, 1985’, Alexander and Bonin, New York

1999

  • ‘Doris Salcedo: Unland’, Tate Gallery, London

1998

  • ‘Doris Salcedo: Unland’, The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York; SITE Santa Fe, Santa Fe, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

1996

  • ‘Atrabiliarios’, L.A. Louver Gallery, Los Angeles
  • ‘Doris Salcedo’, Le Creux de L'Enfer, Thiers, France
  • ‘Doris Salcedo’, Galeria Camargo Vilaça, São Paulo

1995

  • ‘La Casa Viuda VI’, White Cube, London

1994

  • ‘La Casa Viuda’, Brooke Alexander, New York

1992

  • ‘Doris Salcedo’, Shedhalle, Zürich

1990

  • ‘Doris Salcedo’, Galería Garcés-Velásquez, Bogotá

1985

  • ‘Nuevos Nombres’, Casa de la Moneda, Bogotá

Group Exhibitions

2017

  • As if sand were stone: Contemporary Latin American Art from the AGO Collection, Art Gallery of Ontario
  • No Place Like Home, Israel Museum, Jerusalem

2016

  • A Slow Succession with Many Interruptions, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
  • INSIDE: Artists and Writers in Reading Prison, HM Prison Reading, Reading 

2014

  • Les Gueules Cassées- Scars of the Great War in Contemporary Art, Kunsthalle Mainz, Mainz

2013

  • Sculpture in the Close, Jesus College, Cambridge
  • Cantos Cuentos Colombianos, Casa Daros, Rio de Janeiro

2012

  • Stimuli, Alexander and Bonin, New York
  • Inhabited Architecture, Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao

2011

  • TRA, Edge of Becoming, Palazzo Fortuny, Venice
  • New Order, White Cube. London

2010

  • ‘The New Décor’ Hayward Gallery, London
  • ‘Feeling What No Longer Is’, A.I.R. Gallery, Brooklyn, New York

2008

  • 'NeoHooDoo: Art for a Forgotten Faith’, PS1 Contemporary Art Centre, Long Island City, New York
  • ‘NeoHooDoo: Art for a Forgotten Faith’, The Menil Collection, Houston

2006

  • ‘Wrestle’, Hessel Museum of Art, Annandale-on-Hudson
  • ‘The 80s: A Topology’, Museu Serralves, Porto
  • ‘Portrait/Embodiment/Homage’, The Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts, St. Louis
  • ‘RE: LOCATION’, Alexander and Bonin, New York

2005

  • ‘Abyss: T1 Triennial of Contemporary Art’, Castello di Rivoli, Turin
  • ‘Farsites/Sitios Distantes’, San Diego Museum of Art; Centro Cultural Tijuana

2003

  • ‘8th International Istanbul Biennial’, Istanbul

2002

  • ‘SCULPTURE’, Alexander and Bonin, New York
  • ‘Imagine, You Are Standing Here in Front Of Me’, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam
  • ‘Documenta 11’, Kassel
  • ‘The Unthought Known’, White Cube, London

2001

  • ‘ARS 01-Unfolding perspectives’, Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki
  • ‘Lugares de la memoria’, Espai d’Art Contemporani de Castelló, Castello
  • ‘Eztetyka del sueño’, Palacio de Velasquez, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid

2000

  • ‘Still’, Alexander and Bonin, New York
  • ‘Of the Moment: Contemporary Art from the Permanent Collection’, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
  • ‘History/Memory/Society’, Tate Modern, London
  • ‘Age of Influence: Reflections in the Mirror of American Culture’, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
  • ‘Making Choices: In the Marriage of Reason and Squalor’, Museum of Modern Art, New York

1999

  • ‘Modern Starts: Places’, Museum of Modern Art, New York
  • ‘Trace’, The Liverpool Biennial of Contemporary Art

1998

  • ‘Roteiros’, XXIV Biennial de Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • ‘Displacements: Miroslaw Balka, Doris Salcedo, Rachel Whiteread’, The Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto
  • ‘Eugenio Dittborn, Willie Doherty, Mona Hatoum, Doris Salcedo’, Alexander and Bonin, New York, NY
  • ‘Wounds: between democracy and redemption in contemporary art’, The Moderna Museet, Stockholm

1997

  • ‘Asi esta la cosa: Instalación y arte objeto en América Latina’, Centro Cultural/Arte Contemporáneo A.C.Mexico City
  • ‘Body’, The Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
  • ‘Selections from the Collection’, The Museum of Modern Art, New York
  • ‘Words & Images’, Miami Art Museum, Miami

1996

  • ‘The Visible & the Invisible; re-presenting the body in contemporary art and society’, Institute of International Visual Arts at St. Pancras Church, London
  • ‘Distemper: Dissonant Themes in the Art of the 1990s’, The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington DC
  • ‘Dissonant Wounds: Zones of Display/Metaphors of Atrophy’, Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson
  • ‘Propositions’, Musée Departemental d'art contemporain de Rochechouart

1995

  • ‘Carnegie International 1995’, Pittsburgh
  • ‘Sleeper: Katharina Fritsch, Robert Gober, Guillermo Kuitca, Doris Salcedo’, Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego
  • ‘About Place: Recent Art of the Americas’, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago

1994

  • ‘Cocido y crudo’, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid
  • ‘Willie Doherty/Mona Hatoum/Doris Salcedo’, Brooke Alexander, New York
  • ‘The Spine’, Stichting De Appel, Amsterdam

1993

  • ‘Aperto 93’. Biennale di Venezia, Venice
  • ‘Matthew Benedict, Willie Cole, Jim Hodges, Doris Salcedo’, Brooke Alexander, New York
  • ‘Building a Collection’, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • ‘Sculpture and Multiples’, Brooke Alexander, New York

1992

  • ‘The Boundary Rider’, 9th Biennale of Sydney, Sydney

1992-1994

  • ‘Ante América’, Biblioteca Luis-Ángel Arango, Bogotá; Museo de Arte y Diseño Contemporáneo, San José; The Spencer Art Museum, Lawrence, Kansas; Center for the Arts at Yerba Buena Gardens, San Francisco; Centro Cultural de la Raza, San Diego; Queens Museum of Art, New York; Museo de Artes Visuales Alejandro Otero, Caracas, Caracas

1992

  • ‘The Absent Body’, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston
  • ‘Américas: Expo 1992’, Junta de Andalucia, Huelva

1991

  • ‘New Acquisitions’, Biblioteca Luis-Ángel Arango, Bogotá

1990

  • ‘Nuevos Nombres Seguimiento’, Biblioteca Luis-Ángel Aranga, Bogotá

1989

  • ‘Hierro’, Galería Garcés-Velásquez, Bogotá

1988

  • ‘Primer Salon’, Galería Ventana, Cali

1987

  • ‘XXXI Annual Exhibition of Colombian Artists’, Colcultura, Medellín

Other Projects

1989-1991

  • Professor of Sculpture and Art Theory, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá

1987-1988

  • Director, School of Plastic Arts, Instituto de Bellas Artes, Cali