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  • 1. Colombian Culture
    Karee Ann Klein
  • 2. Colombian Art
    Pre-Colombian sculptures dating back to 5490 BC include:
    Pottery
    Goldwork
    Stone
    During the colonial period, most of the paintings had to do with themes from the Catholic Church
    Fernando Boterois one of the most famous Colombian artists
    He is a painter and sculptor
    In 2005, Botero created a series of paintings called Abu Gharib, which expressed his disproval of the abuses during the Iraq War
  • 3. Women in Colombia
    Housekeeping and child-rearing is primarily left to the women
    Machoismis a widespread belief
    Gender discrimination occurs
    Wages and hiring often differ for women
    Leads to economic instability for single mothers and women, and in some cases their daughters, are often forced to turn to prostitution
    Colombia has more beauty pageants than any other country
    Beauty is highly regarded for women to have
  • 4. Music in Colombia
    Cumbiais the national music
    Mixture of Spanish and African music
    African music was brought by slaves
    International Latin and salsa music became popular in the 19th century
    Colombian pop music has developed recently
    Shakira is a world known Colombian artist
  • 5. Sources
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Culture_of_Colombia
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colombian_Art