2016

Another way of seeing

Museum of Contemporary Art Bogotá

Discover the masterworks of the Contemporary Art Museum of Bogota collection. Enjoy your Visit

A Collection in Context
Thanks to the high resolution photography, we invite you to take a tour of five major works of the Museum of Contemporary Art in Bogotá to find details, references and contexts that expand its meaning.

David Manzur invites us to discover multiple ways to copy the moon. Through textures and planes projecting from the surface, we enter a different cosmic conception.
Move the mouse to find details never seen before.

Discover the only red point in this work

A typical glasses of the 60's

The shopping car

The Bel Air convertible sports car

Cardenas's work takes place in the context of Pop art with everyday consumer scenes like going to a supermarket or an ice cream parlor .

A contemporary nativity scene
In this work of Nadin Ospina you can find characters from comics, television and popular culture in this century eve.

Goofy and Donad Duck

Minie, Mickey, Homer, Margie and Bart Simpsons

Goku, Saint Nicolai, Santa Claus

Freezer and Optimus prime

St. Joseph, the Virgin Mary, El Niño, the donkey and the ox, and the three Kings based on traditional rubber crib figures.

The nuclear threat
The bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki demonstrate the weakness of human beings.

Why the atom is in the cross?

The human being crucified by his own ambition.

Science and religion.

Gas mask, nuclear pollution, what is the destiny of humanity?

MAC Bogotá
Credits: Story

Five works of different styles and periods allow us to approach the complexity of contemporary art.

Text and selection: Gustavo A. Ortiz

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