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GALLERIES
2017

GALLERIES

ARTBO | International Art Fair of Bogotá is the meeting point par excellence for the art market in Latin America. For the 13th edition, we presented four sections with a diverse commercial offering, including 75 galleries from 18 countries around the world.

Principal 
Proyectos 
Referentes 
Sitio 

OTHER-SECTIONS
2017

OTHER SECTIONS

The fair’s four non-commercial sections focused on public education, pedagogy, spaces for discussing contemporary art, and platforms that showcased local talent.

Artecámara 
Foro Free entry 
Libro de Artista 
Articularte 

Proyectos
Proyectos

PROYECTOS 

Brazilian curator Kiki Mazzucchelli presented Against Forgetting, an exhibition that brought together fifteen projects by contemporary artists with gallery representation. Their works reflected on issues related to democracy and civil liberties.

MAIN-SECTION-2017
MAIN SECTION

PRINCIPAL

Established, emerging and cutting-edge galleries participated as the result of a careful selection process led by a committee composed of leading figures from the national and international art world.

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REFERENTES
referentes

REFERENTES

This exhibition, curated by Sylvia Suárez (Colombia), focused on historical graphic art. Most of the pieces were selected from the collection of participating galleries in the Principal section.

Sponsors 2017
Aliados principales 2017
Foro
Foro

FORO

This year, Foro was free of charge, with prior registration, and focused on two themes: Public Relations organized Pablo Helguera (Director of Adult and Academic Programs at the Museum of Modern Art of New York (MoMA)) and ARQBO: Architecture at ARTBO presented by architect Camilo Restrepo (Visiting Professor at Harvard Graduate School of Design).

ARTBO in images

Guided-tours
Guided tours

GUIDED TOURS

This free service provided guided tours conducted by a team of experts, led by the museologist Marcela Tristancho, educational coordinator at the Bogotá Museum.

 Prior registration

Artecamara
Artecámara

ARTECÁMARA

Do It While You’re Young was curated by La Usurpadora and included the participation of 25 artists, two independent art spaces, and three art collectives.

Articularte
Articularte

ARTICULARTE

Paulo Licona, María Adelaida Samper and Gabriel Zea (Colombia) presented the project Artistic Bank of Experimental Knowledge, where they provided tools to empower audiences to develop an understanding of the valuation, production, circulation and consumption of art.

Sitio
Sitio

SITIO

This section highlighted projects that stimulated the spectator’s perception in the exhibit hall through installations that transcended the traditional exhibition formats in the booths. This year’s show brought together works of modern art from the late eighties to contemporary installations created specifically for Sitio.

Libro-de-artista
Libro de artista

LIBRO DE ARTISTA

This section explored the book as an art object. For the latest edition, La Silueta (Colombia) brought together 20 projects from national and international publishers and sought to promote new forms of art collecting.

ARTBO 2017 Campaign

For the ARTBO 2017 visual campaign, Tangrama design studio presented a series of images of Bogota’s architectural details which gave a glimpse of the city’s colonial, vernacular, modern and new architecture.

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