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Colombian culture

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

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