Spotlight on ARCOmadrid

ARCOmadrid is coming to Feria de Madrid in Spain’s capital from February 13 to 17.

Sandra Cinto, Open Sea [First, Second and Third Night] (2013), Casa Triângulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Laser Constellation 6 by Daniel Acosta

Daniel Acosta, Laser Constellation 6 (2012).
Photo: Courtesy of Casa Triângulo, São Paulo, Brazil.

ARCOmadrid, which will take place from February 13 to 17 in Madrid, is Spain’s premier exhibition. ARCO was originally organized for the Spanish speaking market in 1982, when only a handful of international art fairs existed, and few represented Latin American artists. ARCOmadrid brings together over 160 galleries from 20 countries around the world, displaying everything from historical avant-garde pieces to classic Contemporary Art and Emerging Art.

Obama Lady #9, Obama Lady #5, Obama Lady #6 by Assume Vivid Astro Focus

Assume Vivid Astro Focus, Obama Lady #9, Obama Lady #5, Obama Lady #6 (from left to right) (2012).
Photo: Courtesy of Casa Triângulo, São Paulo, Brazil.

This year, ARCOmadrid will present four curated projects: Focus Latin America, Young Galleries, FOCUS on Turkey, and Solo Objects. These fair highlights seek to promote emerging and established galleries in their various territories, and put special focus on installation art. Curator Vasif Kortun collaborated with ARCOmadrid on FOCUS on Turkey, in an effort to present elite galleries in the market.

Jarro by Eduardo Berliner

Eduardo Berliner, Jarro (2012).
Photo: Courtesy of Casa Triângulo, São Paulo, Brazil.

Even after the art fair doors close for the day, Madrid will still be buzzing from the activities of the AfterARCO program. Some of the highlights of AfterARCO include Faro de Moncloa, which will offer a special appearance by artist Jenny Holzer, the Palace de Callao screening of A Place to Passage by Hussein Chalayan (as a part of FOCUS on Turkey), and the opening of Teatros del Canal’s contemporary dance studios for a performance by their artists in residence.

Open Sea [First, Second and Third Night] by Sandra Cinto

Sandra Cinto, Open Sea [First, Second and Third Night] (2013).
Photo: Courtesy of Casa Triângulo, São Paulo, Brazil.

Check out works offered by artnet Galleries Members, such as Casa Triângulo in São Paulo, Brazil, and see what ARCOmadrid has to offer!
Untitled by Marina Palma

Marina Palma, Untitled (2013).
Photo: Courtesy of Casa Triângulo, São Paulo, Brazil.

Participating artnet Galleries Members:

Galerie Alex Daniels -Reflex Amsterdam
André Simoens Gallery
Barbara Gross Galerie
Cardi Black Box
Casa Triângulo
Galería Cayón
Galerie Chantal Crousel
Galerie Charim Wien
Christopher Grimes Gallery
Distrito 4
Dittrich & Schlechtriem
Edward Tyler Nahem
Galería Elvira González
Esther Schipper
Galería Filomena Soares
Galería Fúcares
Galerie Hans Mayer
Galerie Ernst Hilger
Galería Javier López
Galerie Krinzinger
Kuckei + Kuckei
Galería Leandro Navarro
Galerie Lelong – Paris
Luciana Brito Galeria
Mai 36 Galerie
Marlborough Gallery
Galeria Marta Cervera
Galerie MaxWeberSixFriedrich
Galerie Michael Schultz
Galería Oliva Arauna
The Paragon Press
Sabine Knust Galerie Maximilian Verlag
Galerie Stefan Röpke
Galerie Thomas Schulte
Galerie Vera Munro
Walter Storms Galerie

Allison Kamien is a client services intern for artnet Galleries.

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