26mayAll Day30ART MADRID 2021

Event Details

The new Madrid Art Week moves to spring. Art Madrid joins the Drawing Room, Hybrid Art Fair and Urvanity in an appointment that will pinpoint the Spanish capital as the worldwide meeting point for art.

The four fairs have made a great effort to make their venues safe and in compliance with all the necessary protocols. More than 100 galleries, both national and international, will present the work of more than 300 artists, thus turning this meeting into the great artistic event of the year. Their creations will enable us to make a journey through the most significant art of the 21st century and learn first-hand about the latest developments in contemporary creation.

Art Madrid will open its door from the 26th to the 30th of May at the Crystal Gallery in Palacio de Cibeles. Held at the very heart of the Spanish capital, the most anticipated reunion with contemporary art has been given a fresh date in the calendar, and its celebration will be the new Madrid Art Week. We are excited and enthused to announce the experience of enjoying live art again, after a year of intense work to adapt to the new circumstances.

The premises comply with all the sanitary protocols and measures in order to guarantee the safety of the participating galleries, visitors and the Art Madrid team. This is an open invitation to once again experience art with all senses and with full confidence in enjoying a safe event.

This edition stands out for its impact on the latest artistic trends, a set of proposals that shine for the increasing quality of their works. Emerging and consolidated creators alike report that their production has been great during the past year, which has provided them with time and space for research and reflection, with creative results that reveal new forms and possibilities in the world of contemporary artistic creation.

More than 150 artists will gather in this edition, which will host 32 national and international galleries that are committed to reactivating the art market worldwide. We celebrate the incorporation of the Beatriz Bálgoma Gallery in Madrid, the María Aguilar Art Gallery in southern Cádiz and The Art Büro and Inéditad in Barcelona. Helarea gallery is also joining us this year and the Out of Africa gallery, from Sitges, will present in Madrid the quality, modernity and diversity of contemporary african art.

The fair also has new international additions, such as the Minduz Artèstudija gallery which joins the fair from the Lithuanian city of Kaunas with a fresh proposal of photography and drawing; and from Tehran, the Iranian Fahm Gallery. Two international bets which blur borders and reaffirm the consolidated trust placed in Art Madrid across the globe.

In such a special year we have an iconic group of recurrent galleries which faithfully return to the fair with their best proposals. Alba Cabrera and Shiras Gallery in Valencia, La Aurora Gallery in Murcia, Arancha Osoro in Oviedo, Aurora Vigil-Escalera in Gijón, Moret Art in A Coruña, Luisa Pita in Santiago de Compostela, Espiral Gallery in Noja, Rodrigo Juarranz in Aranda de Duero. 3 Punts, Galería Miquel Alzueta, Pigment Gallery and Víctor Lope Arte Contemporáneo from Barcelona, and BAT Alberto Cornejo, Flecha, Hispánica Contemporánea, Jorge Alcolea, Kreisler Gallery, Marita Segovia, Montsequi Gallery and Soraya Cartategui from Madrid.

Some of our international guests include the Art Lounge Gallery and Galeria São Mamede from Lisbon and, participating for the second time from Turin, Italy, Unique Gallery.

A singular addition to this edition, the curator, independent critic and cultural manager Natalia Alonso Arduengo, born in Gijón, will undertake a curated tour of the fair accompanied by two collectors through 12 selected works, thus providing a collaborative dialogue which will expand our knowledge of the artistic ecosystem. This feature will be complemented with two guided tours by the commissioner herself, with a special press pass. Visitors will be able to see the proposal first-hand and engage in an open dialogue with her.

Likewise, as part of the innovative actions with which Art Madrid is committed to reactivating the art market, the fair will host an interesting collectors programme directed by Pía Rubio. This initiative highlights the patronage work that many buyers carry out when acquiring contemporary art pieces and provides the opportunity to offer an advisory service for those who decide to start collecting.

Art Madrid is an unavoidable appointment with contemporary art, that is why we maintain our commitment to quality and trust in the professionalism of the sector, and maximise our efforts towards holding a safe event. Visitors will be able to fully take-in each creative space and view the variety of disciplines and thematic proposals that make up the sixteenth edition of the fair through a range of different lines of observation.

Art Madrid remains committed to contributing to the development of the international contemporary art market scene.



may 26 (Wednesday) - 30 (Sunday)



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