• María Isabel Rueda, El fin (The End), 2013, printed polyester banner, 98' 5“ x 78' 9”. From the 43 Salón (inter) Nacional de Artistas: “SaberDesconocer” (To Know Not to Know). Edificio Antioquia.

    43 Salón (inter) Nacional de Artistas

    Various Venues

    Is there really a need for yet another international biennial? I wouldn’t have thought so, but this exhibition, titled “SaberDesconocer” (To Know Not to Know), following no less than forty-two previous incarnations of the “national salon of Colombian artists,” has revised its designation to become the 43 Salón (inter) Nacional de Artistas—and with those gingerly parens and that distinctly lowercase i, the biennial has managed to find just the right balance, showcasing the strength of Colombian art by indicating its broader context, highlighting both connections and particularities. Along

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