Doris Salcedo's Solemn Works Come to the MCA, Along with Major Museum News - News - Chicago Gallery News

Silk thread and sewing needles. Doris Salcedo's Solemn Works Come to the MCA, Along with Major Museum News - News - Chicago Gallery News

Disremembered IV - Doris Salcedo - 2015 - 108085

Doris Salcedo makes sculptures and installations that function as political and mental archaeology, using domestic materials charged with significance and suffused with meanings accumulated over years of use in everyday life.

Doris Salcedo 'Atrabiliarios', 1992-97, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney

Doris Salcedo 'Atrabiliarios', Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney Atrabiliarios 1996 46 x 67 in. x cm) Wall installation with drywall, shoes, cow bladder and surgical thread (Four niches)

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Doris Salcedo makes sculptures and installations that function as political and mental archaeology, using domestic materials charged with significance and suffused with meanings accumulated over years of use in everyday life.

Doris Salcedo / Atrabiliarios, 1993 | plywood, cow bladder, surgical thread, and shoes belonging to women who were 'disappeared', encased in wall

Doris Salcedo / Atrabiliarios, 1993 | plywood, cow bladder, surgical thread, and shoes belonging to women who were 'disappeared', encased in wall

"Atrabiliarios," detail, 1992-93. Shoes, animal fiber, and surgical thread, dimensions variable. Collection of The Pulitzer Foundation, St. Louis, Missouri. © Doris Salcedo. Courtesy the Alexander and Bonin, New York.

"Atrabiliarios," detail, 1992-93. Shoes, animal fiber, and surgical thread, dimensions variable. Collection of The Pulitzer Foundation, St. Louis, Missouri. © Doris Salcedo. Courtesy the Alexander and Bonin, New York.

The stitching around the edges of the shoes is so fragile. Plus the human presses left by the shoes is chilling when you know these shoes where often used to identify women where victimized.   Altrabiliarios, by Doris Salcedo

The stitching around the edges of the shoes is so fragile. Plus the human presses left by the shoes is chilling when you know these shoes where often used to identify women where victimized. Altrabiliarios, by Doris Salcedo

Doris Salcedo, Whose Art Honors Lives Lost, Gets a Retrospective in Chicago - The New York Times

Doris Salcedo, Whose Art Honors Lives Lost, Gets a Retrospective in Chicago

The Colombian sculptor Doris Salcedo’s first museum retrospective opens this month at the Museum of the Contemporary Art in Chicago.

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Doris Salcedo makes sculptures and installations that function as political and mental archaeology, using domestic materials charged with significance and suffused with meanings accumulated over years of use in everyday life.

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