Jan 20, 2022
INTERVIEW WITH: THE PORTUGUESE SCULPTOR CAROLINA SERRANO
Serrano's work and research revolves around the temporal dimension of sculpture. The artist's sculptural thinking collapses, recurrently, with the notions of light and shadow; with the ideas of destruction and appearance; and with the duality between interior and exterior and between full and empty space. investigación de Serrano gira en torno a la dimensión temporal de la escultura. El pensamiento escultórico de la artista colapsa, de forma recurrente, con las nociones de luz y sombra; con las ideas de destrucción y apariencia; y con la dualidad entre interior y exterior y entre espacio lleno y vacío.
Jan 19, 2022
ART&COLLECT: YOUR ARTWORK IN ONE CLICK
More than 40 works of art worth up to 1800 euros will be available until 12 February. It will be possible to purchase pieces by national and international artists in a convenient way at the click of a button.
Jan 13, 2022
WE PRESENT YOU THE PARTICIPATING GALLERIES OF ART MADRID 2022
Art Madrid, taking place from February 23 to 27, will bring together a selection of 35 national and international galleries at Crystal Gallery of Palacio de Cibeles, which will show the work of more than 160 contemporary artists. The perfect complement will be a rich program sponsored by One Shot Hotels, including a selection curated by Natalia Alonso and a tailored service for collectors by Pía Rubio. In addition, Proyector program, curated by Mario Gutiérrez, and co-organized with the fair, will offer, among other content, an installation by the founding artist of New Media Art, Gary Hill, and another by the pioneer of sound art, Llorenç Barber.
Sep 22, 2020
FIRST STEPS TO INITIATE AN ART COLLECTION
Buying the first work of art always instils respect. A difficult feeling to define that mixes vertigo with adrenaline. But over uncertainty and caution, a pleasurable sense of connection, understanding, and desire prevails. That work that, once seen, stays in the mind, reappears in the memory several times a day and seems to tell you that it is willing to be part of your home, is the perfect candidate to make the decision.
Sep 15, 2020
HERE IT COMES THE MUST-SEE VIDEO ART DATE: PROYECTOR 2020
Thirteen years have passed since its beginnings, and in all this time the Video Art Festival PROYECTOR has grown and consolidated its position as an essential event in this discipline. Since its inception, the initiative has tried to give visibility to a discipline that has always been relegated to the background in the usual exhibition circuits. Although video creation is not new, since it emerged by its own in the 60s of last century, the way to get to know it and enjoy it has not always been easy.
Jul 24, 2020
OUR CULTURAL PROPOSAL FOR THIS SUMMER AGENDA
The cultural agenda gradually recovers after the health-crisis halt and art lovers are eager to enjoy the rich cultural offer that the different spaces and museums throughout our geography have to offer. In addition, one must remember that these centres have made an enormous effort to adapt to the demands that the new situation imposes and have created abundant online-accessible content to overcome confinement. We bring you a selection of content that can be visited both in person and through the web. There is no excuse for not enjoying contemporary art again.
Jul 16, 2020
VIDEO ART LOOKING AT THE SEA: THE NETHERLANDS AND PORTUGAL
We finish our review of the screenings cycle that took place during the “Art Madrid-Proyector'20” program with the BUT Film Festival (Netherlands) and the three Portuguese proposals of InShadow, Loop.Lisboa and FUSO - Lisbon Annual Festival of International Video Art.
Jul 8, 2020
FROM FLIGHT TO CINEMA: MASTERCLASSES OF OLGA DIEGO AND LOIS PATIÑO
One of the purposes of the “Art Madrid-Proyector’20” program was to offer the opportunity to get to know the work of some invited creators, and, through an interactive talk, allow the public to open a direct dialogue with them. For this reason, from February 12th to 14th, were organised three masterclasses at Medialab Prado with Patxi Araújo, Olga Diego and Lois Patiño, all authors who work with the moving image, but who approach their projects from a diametrically opposite perspective.
Jun 29, 2020
ENCOUNTERS WITH THE ARTISTS AT ART MADRID'20
One of the proposals included in the calendar of the “Art Madrid-Proyector'20” program was the organisation of several meetings with artists within the fair. This gave visitors the opportunity to get to know their work better and open a personal dialogue with them after the presentation of their last lines of work. From Wednesday 26th to Saturday 29th of February, we had the participation of Abelardo Gil-Fournier, Fernando Baena, Mario Santamaría and Maia Navas, a group of creators who work with the moving image, but also with the installation, technological art, performance and video art.
Jun 17, 2020
VIDEO ART FESTIVALS IN THE MEDITERRANEAN BASIN
The selection of video art that we enjoyed in the last edition of Art Madrid had the collaboration of 13 international festivals dedicated to video creation, experimental cinema and moving image. Mario Gutiérrez Cru, the director of the PROYECTOR video art platform, and the curator of the “Art Madrid-Proyector'20” action program, carried out an arduous task of selection and contact with these contests and exhibitions with the aim of offering a varied, enriching picture of the reality of global video creation.
Jun 10, 2020
COLLECTING PERFORMANCES: CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES IN THE 21ST CENTURY
The movements that create new artistic realities, that break the patterns established in the already consolidated relationship between object and idea, pose numerous challenges in various spheres, from exhibition to acquisition. Once the trend is established, performance enters the creative scene in a situation of equality with the most traditional disciplines, however, it continues to be at a disadvantage for issues related to its commercialization and economic exploitation
Jun 3, 2020
INTIMATE SPACES: PERFORMATIVE ART AT ART MADRID
Today performance art continues to arouse enormous curiosity, even 60 years after it was born. However, within the history of art, it remains a still novel and minority trend. Precisely for this reason, Art Madrid wanted to give to action art a room into the fair and share with the big public an artistic experience, different from the exhibition offer of the participating galleries, so that contact with today’s contemporary pulse would become a memory, an event, an experience.
May 27, 2020
AND EDUARDO BALANZA OPENED UP THE DOORS OF HIS STUDIO…
The difficult task of defining Eduardo Balanza's work becomes easier when you share a live experience with him. We enjoyed a visit to his studio on Saturday, February 22, within the “Art Madrid-Proyector'20” action program. It was the perfect opportunity to getting to know his work and personality, and to understand the clear connections that exist between his various works.
May 20, 2020
YOUNG ART: TALENT IN AND OUT OUR BORDERS
The new generation creators have made their way on the art scene, focusing part of their work on addressing topics that are intimately connected to the reality of the moment. It is the channel to subvert classicism, to make pieces that show commitment to the environment, to make their works a manifesto that transcends mere contemplation and becomes a form of plastic expression of a shared feeling.
May 13, 2020
LATIN-AMERICAN VIDEO ART IN ART MADRID
To celebrate Art Madrid's 15th anniversary, the fair organised a program of activities focused on video art, new media and action art that took place throughout the month of February. In addition, one of the keys in this edition consisted of dedicating a complete booth to accommodate part of this agenda and thus be able to share with the public the experience of enjoying video art and performance in the same space.
May 6, 2020
“FROM FIX IMAGE TO NEW MEDIA”: THE ROUND TABLE WITH PROFESSIONALS IN ART MADRID’20
The activities program that Art Madrid carries out every year always reserves space on the agenda to organise a meeting with professionals in the sector. The goal is to provide a vision more linked to institutional and work practice around the topic that linchpins the set of activities, and in this past edition we had the opportunity to focus on the evolution of the use of the image, video art and the entry on stage of technological art and new media.
Apr 29, 2020
ART, TECHNOLOGY AND NEW MEDIA WITH PATXI ARAÚJO IN ART MADRID’20
Within the activities program "Art Madrid-Proyector’20" organiSed throughout last February, one of the most interactive actions was offered by Patxi Araújo at the Medialab Prado cultural centre. This artist offered a master class on February 12th, but also had a digital installation on the main facade of the building that was in operation for a month. We want to remember the result of this experience and offer you the possibility to enjoy the full master class online for all those who could not attend.
Apr 22, 2020
ART MADRID WITH THE ARTISTS OF TOMORROW
Within the last edition of the fair, Art Madrid carried out a collaborative action, on Tuesday 25th of February, with the arts & crafts public school Artediez, also joined by Liquitex, a benchmark brand in the manufacture of products for fine arts. This project matches one of the fair's essential goals: to support young talent and encourage artistic creation from its inception