II SALÓN BAT DE ARTE POPULAR
Place Published: Bogotá
Publisher: Biblioteca Luis Ángel Arango, Fundación BAT Colombia
Date Published: Febrero 1 a Marzo 7 de 2
Book Id: 81371
b/w and color plates, illus., facs., ports., cat., ind., appens., color pict. fldg. wrps. ISN: 1692-9071
Catalogue of the second version of the BAT (British American Tobacco) Salon, a cultural event in Colombia developed to honor the best examples of popular art, distinguishing it from folkart and recognizing its urban identity and expressive symbolism. The event presented more that 180 selected artworks from all over Colombia along 3 pieces by artist Luis Ernesto Parra Serrano who was honored in the event. Winners included: Grand price: Carlos Arturo Sánchez Gaona for "Baile de la cinta, paso de la virgen"; First prize with special mention: Carlos Hernando Vallejo Londoño for "Comunión"; First prizes: Luis Nicolás Camargo Pérez for "Miss nuevo realismo mágico, de la serie "País Real", Blanca Stella Romero Morales for "Nueva York forever"; Second prizes: José Manuel Peña Arias for "Congreso indígena"; Henry Alberto Ramos Zabala for "Día de cometas" and Alfredo Piñeres Herrera for "El desorden".