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Danilo Duenas

Danilo Duenas was born in 1956 in Cali, Colombia. He has been a Professor at the Art Department of Los Andes University, the School of Fine Arts of the National University of Colombia and at the Faculty of Fine Arts of the Jorge Tadeo Lozano University since 1990. In 1995, he participated in the exhibitions Mesotica and Transatlantica, curated by Carlos Basualdo at the Museum of Contemporary Art and Design in San Jose de Costa Rica and the Alejandro Otero Museum of Visual Arts in Caracas, respectively. In 1999, he was the recipient of the Johnnie Walker in the Arts Award granted by Paulo Herkenhoff, for his installation "Espacio Preservado II", presented at the Luis Angel Arango Library. In 2001, two simultaneous retrospective exhibitions of his works were held at the Museum of Modern Art in Bogota and the Museum of Art of the National University of Colombia. In 2003, another retrospective exhibition was held at the Museum of Contemporary Art of Caracas. In 2006, he was the international guest at the Caracas FIA and in 2008 he presented "Dentro del espacio expositivo" at Periferico Caracas, curated by Jesus Fuenmayor. His works are also represented in the Museum of Fine Arts in Caracas and the Museum of Modern Art in Rio de Janeiro. He is now part of the Artist Pension Trust Mexico. Danilo Duenas lives and works in Bogota.

Jens Hoffmann, director of the Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts in San Francisco, referred to Duenas' work in an article for Frieze Magazine;

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