Not just another brick in the wall

pag-44I visited Colombia a few months ago and was intrigued by a building I encountered in the Candelaria neighborhood. The architect was Rogelio Salmona, the country’s premiere architect, and it was one of his last works. And not one of his best. To see those, check out the fine little show at the Art Museum of the Americas. It makes a nice low key contrast to their Niemeyer show last year, and it has something to say to anyone who lives in a brick town. That means you, Washington. For my review….

Image: The National Archives in Bogota, photographed by Enrique Guzman, courtesy of the Art Museum of the Americas

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