A contemporary art fair in Madrid opened its doors yesterday, February 26th 2020, and the exhibition will remain open until March 1st at the Crystal Gallery of the Palacio de Cibeles (c/Montalbán, 1).
It takes place in sophisticated space in the centre of the capital that hosts 41 national and international galleries featuring artworks of almost 200 artists from both emerging and consolidated creators.
Which are the art galleries participating in the 2022 edition?
This year’s edition activates the research on the market and fairs as
institutions that legitimate the professional careers in the art world.
The contemporary art fair in Madrid also focuses in fashion, new trends and mainstreams, giving emphasis to those resilient artists who choose to travel along paths far away from them.
International art collectors featured in the contemporary art fair Madrid
Art Madrid’s XV anniversary has incorporated several well-known modern art galleries from all over the globe. Among them, you’ll find:
- German presence represented by the incorporation of Urban Spree and Luisa Catucci Gallery (both from Berlin)
- Offspace | galerie panoptikum (Gilgenberg/ Austria)
- Más ARTE Galería (Quito, Ecuador)
Must-check national additions
The event transforms into a dynamic experience, offering its visitors an immersive contemporary art fair in Madrid.
- Galería Kreisler, Marita Segovia, Soraya Cartategui, Galería BAT, Alberto Cornejo and Galería Hispánica representing Madrid city.
- 3 Punts, Miquel Alzueta and Víctor Lope from Barcelona.
- Luisa Pita (Santiago de Compostela), Moret Art (A Coruña), Espiral Galería (Noja, Cantabria), Kurt Art Gallery (Guipúzcoa) and Rodrigo Juarranz (Aranda de Duero, Burgos) complete the additions from our country.
Which are the sponsors who contribute with this contemporary art fair in Madrid?
The festival becomes this way as probably the greatest contemporary art fair in Madrid city center.
A festive and varied proposal that stands out in this edition for its dynamic and international character, reaffirming its permanent commitment to the latest forms of creation.
1-. Royal Bliss, Freedom to mix
Art Madrid counts in this edition with the sponsorship of Royal Bliss that, faithful to its motto Freedom to mix, proposes the action of five artists that
will go to the fair to make their own interpretation of the painting The red dog of Gauguin.
The final result will be the joint representation of the five paintings with the style of each artist, who will paint live the final touches.
In addition, the public will be able to enjoy the cocktails offered by Royal Bliss with its wide range of mixers.
2-. Liquitex, paint products’ providers.
In such a special celebration, the collaboration of Liquitex could not be missing. Liquitex will award a prize in materials valued at €1,500 to one of the participating artists of Art Madrid who uses acrylic paint as the main medium in his/her creations.
The winner will be decided between the organisation of Liquitex and Art Madrid and on Sunday 1st March there will be a ceremony at the fair to award the prize.
Art Madrid also reaffirms its educational commitment to emerging art by supporting Liquitex’s collaboration with the Artediez School of Visual Arts
3-. Yorokubu, creativity & trends magazine
Yorokobu is media partner in the 2020 edition of this contemporary art fair in Madrid. A tribute to the medium’s trajectory, based on the discovery of potential talents.
- Juan Díaz-Faes from Asturias who will present his Black Faes project,
- Buba Viedma who will bring his last illustrations around the symbols and their current meaning.
Participants will also be able to enjoy a wide historical selection of the Yorokobu covers, developed during the 10 years that the magazine has been in existence, honouring its creativity and originality.
4-. Yelmo Cineplex
The support of Yelmo Cines Luxury stands out with the dissemination of this Art Madrid’s special edition in its best luxury theatres, where it offers a unique experience in comfort, screening and restoration services for the public.
The event also added the collaboration of One Shot Hotels, a young boutique hotel chain in which art and photography define its brand and personality. In case you are interested, check these other free things to do in Madrid
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