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© Doris Salcedo

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© Doris Salcedo

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© Doris Salcedo

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Doris Salcedo

Colombian, born 1958

Untitled, 1998

wood, cement, and metal

overall: 74 x 44 x 21 1/2 inches (187.96 x 111.76 x 54.61 cm)

Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York

Sarah Norton Goodyear Fund, 1999

1999:9

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Class

Sculpture

Work Type

Assemblage (sculpture)

Information may change due to ongoing research.Glossary of Terms

Doris Salcedo's memorials of broken furniture and concrete address the disappearances and deaths that permeate life in her native Colombia as a result of contemporary civil and drug wars. One chest of drawers collides into a second, representing the violence of everyday existence. A structure that once held valuable possessions is filled with an impenetrable, extremely heavy weight, analogous to the hearts, lives, and country of those involved in the violence.

Object label from a 2007 installation

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