ArtBo 2019: Highlighting Emerging Talent

From multimedia installations to meme-fueled paintings, the works on display were as diverse as they were inspiring

Now in its 15th year, 2019’s ArtBo in Bogotá consisted of 55 galleries representing artists from mostly South and Central America, as well as some from across Europe and North America. One of the most important fairs in the region, ArtBo is also the largest fair to focus on contemporary art in Colombia. Since its inception, the fair has continued to grow and evolve. This …

Social Media-Inspired Artwork at Feria ArtBo

Emojis, memes and more get attention during the International Art Fair of Bogotá

Even if you go ahead and delete your social media apps, they’ll find a way to creep back into your life—perhaps by finding their way onto the walls of Colombia‘s preeminent art fair, ArtBo, for example. This year proved to be a remarkable one for the 70-gallery fair. Be it large-scale artwork asking visitors to participate or global representation that bolsters domestic development, the International Art …

Large-Scale Highlights at The International Art Fair of Bogotá

A handful of masterful works at this year's ArtBo ask for participation, be it physical or emotional

One can find the fingerprint of Bogotá in ArtBo, the premier art fair running through the Colombian city during a week of simultaneous festivals and events. In its 14th year, ArtBo (otherwise known as the International Art Fair of Bogotá) has brought together 70 galleries from 20 countries—with more than a dozen art institutions from the host nation itself. ArtBo has become one of the most important fairs in …