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The 1968, 1970, and 1972 Coltejer Art Biennials: Six Years of Cultural Revolution in Medellín, Colombia

Bienales de Arte Coltejer 1968, 70 y 72: seis años de revolución cultural en Medellín, Colombia

Carlos Ginzburg, Piedra, 1972. Gelatin silver print, 50 x 70 cm. Courtesy the artist and Henrique Faria, New York and Buenos Aires
Carlos Ginzburg, Piedra, 1972. Gelatin silver print, 50 x 70 cm. Courtesy the artist and Henrique Faria, New York and Buenos Aires

Alexa Halaby looks back at the founding and course of the emblematic 1968, 1970, and 1972 Coltejer Art Biennials in Medellín, Colombia, events that attracted a new critical focus on contemporary practice in the region. More