Blonde Art Tip: Édgar Negret
Ahhh, I thought it was about time for a sculptor… Damn right and funnily enough, most people will have seen Negret's work in Bogotá without having a clue who he is...
Are you going to enlighten us? Yep. Have you seen that tall red 'cascade' sculpture in Parque Virrey?... Ver post completo.
Blonde Art Tip: Enrique Grau
Colombia’s Caribbean coast works its magic again! Yep, what a contribution that part of the world has made to Colombian creativity. Enrique Grau (1920-2004) was born in Panama to Colombian parents but raised in Cartagena. He did study in New York and spend time in Italy... Ver post completo.
Blonde Art Tip: Crisp
Crisp as in potato chip? Nope, Crisp as in the newest kid on the block when it comes to the city's graffiti scene - an artist whose work ranges from Vader and anti-capitalism to beautifully decorated masks...
You're a bit of a graffiti fan, aren't you? I'm a fan of Crisp, an... Ver post completo.
Blonde Art Tip: Alejandro Obregon
Yet more talent from the coast... Half-Colombian Obregon was born in Barcelona. But, from childhood, he spent a lot of his life in Barranquilla and Cartagena is alive with his memory too. He died in 1992 aged 71...
What sort of work are we talking? He was foremost... Ver post completo.
Blonde Art Tip: Dj Lu
Who? Well, even if you don't know the name, you will know the work. This laid-back Bogota graffiti artist has stencilled half the city...
How do I know it's him? Besides the detailed murals, which capture some of Colombia's less celebrated characters, Dj Lu specialises in quick,... Ver post completo.
Blonde Art Tip: Fernando Botero Angulo
Groundbreaking... Ssh, we have to start somewhere and this is hardly the beginning, have you been to the Gold Museum? Anyway, Medellin boy Botero's work is celebrated worldwide and he's still going strong at 80...
What's the big deal? Instantly recognisable... Ver post completo.