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Mar 14, 2022

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ART MADRID CLOSES ITS 17TH EDITION WITH A SIGNIFICANT INCREASE IN ATTENDANCE AND SALES

The seventeenth edition of Art Madrid, which was held in the Galería de Cristal of the Palacio de Cibeles from 23 to 27 February, closed its 17th edition with more than 16,000 visitors, a similar figure prior to the pandemic.

Feb 25, 2022

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ART MADRID DONATES 5 WORKS TO THE MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART

Art Madrid, which will be held from February 23 to 27 at the Galería de Cristal del Palacio de Cibeles, has selected 5 works that will be donated to the Museo de Arte Contemporáneo (MMAC), which depends on the Madrid City Council.

Feb 23, 2022

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EVERYTHING IS READY FOR THE INAUGURATION OF ART MADRID'22, THE CONTEMPORARY ART FAIR CELEBRATING ITS 17TH EDITION.

Comienza en Madrid la nueva Semana del Arte convirtiéndo la capital en el centro internacional del arte contemporáneo. A las 11.00h de la mañana del miércoles 23 de febrero ART MADRID abre sus puertas hasta el domingo 27 de febrero en la Galería de Cristal del Palacio de Cibeles, un lugar emblemático y lleno de luz que acoge año tras año la feria con cariño, que se podrá visitar todos los días de 11h a 21h.

Feb 22, 2022

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CATALOGUE OF ART MADRID'22

All the information of the participating artists and galleries, The text of "ICONOSFERA":The route curated by Natalia Alonso Arduengo, and the compilation of our program of activities dedicated to video art, action art and new media.

Feb 21, 2022

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10 ARTISTS UNDER 35 AT ART MADRID’22

Art Madrid is committed to young art and proof of this is the selection that we present here and in which 10 names of artists born in the 80s and 90s of the last century are compiled.

Feb 20, 2022

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TOO MANY FLASH, WILL GIVE PHOTOGRAPHIC COVERAGE TO ART MADRID, SUPPORTING CONTEMPORARY CREATION.

Too Many Flash, the School of Photographic Entrepreneurship, a benchmark in the industry for its dynamic methodology, is committed to practical, realistic, functional and professionally oriented training.

Feb 18, 2022

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SPECIAL TOUR OF CULTURA INQUIETA AT ART MADRID'22

Another year that we trust in building collaborative bridges with the different media specialists who bring art closer to younger audiences. Cultura Inquieta presents a tour inside Art Madrid'22, with a selection of 27 artists made by its expert team.

Feb 17, 2022

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INTERVIEW WITH LUIS MIGUEL RICO

“My workshop is full of materials that are familiar to all of us due to their use in the field of Fine Arts, among which I highlight papers that I dye previously for later manipulation. All of them, appear randomly on my work table, add to my problems of composition, which I try to solve directly on the support of the work.

Feb 17, 2022

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"ONE SHOT", OFFICIAL SPONSOR OF ART MADRID'22, RAFFLES 3 TWO-NIGHT STAYS IN ANY OF ITS HOTELS.

The young and independent hotel chain One Shot Hotels, once again sponsors the contemporary art fair Art Madrid, maintaining its commitment to artistic creation. Art, culture, beauty and creation are part of the daily life of each of the hotels, but "not as added elements, but rooted in their identity and expressed in the distribution of their spaces, in the design of their environments and in the choice of furniture".

Feb 16, 2022

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LIQUITEX SPONSORS THE 17TH EDITION OF ART MADRID

Once again, Liquitex, the world's leading brand in professional acrylics, joins Art Madrid as a sponsor, supporting contemporary creation through a prize, which will be awarded to one of the artists participating in the fair who works with acrylics in their pieces. The prize will be awarded on 23 February at 18:00 pm will be worth 1,000 euros in Liquitex products.

Feb 15, 2022

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10 WOMEN ARTISTS NOT TO MISS AT ART MADRID’22

It is a fact that women artists represent a lower percentage in the largest museums worldwide collections, and in the secondary market the price gap between men and women is still notable. In this edition of Art Madrid we do not want to miss the opportunity to focus on our contemporary women creators. It is a great moment to continue claiming the fundamental role of women in the history of art, there is not a better way to support female creators than acquiring their art works.

Feb 14, 2022

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INTERVIEW WITH VENEZUELAN ARTIST ISABELLA DESPUJOLS

Isabella Despujols (Venezuela, 1994), is a young visual artist with a focus on handmade embroidery. Despujols graduated in Fine Arts from the International University of Art and Design in Miami, and holds a degree in Art History from the University of Palermo in Buenos Aires (Argentina).

Feb 12, 2022

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INTERVIEW WITH ALBERT BONET

Winner of the International Painting Prize in the Realism category at the latest edition of the FIABCN (Barcelona International Art Fair), Albert Bonet's work is characterized by an acid social criticism inspired by his closest surroundings. Through this interpretation of the world around him, this young artist shows both conceptual and technical maturity, which interferes with his work by playing with POP themes and with a markedly realistic style.

Feb 11, 2022

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CATAWIKI, OFFICIAL SPONSOR OF ART MADRID’22

The renowned art buying and selling platform Catawiki establishes itself as one of the official sponsors of Art Madrid in its 17th edition, also being part of the Art Week in Madrid. Founded in 2008 with the mission to make special objects more accessible, Catawiki currently offers more than 600 auctions every week, in multiple categories such as collectibles, art, design, jewellery, watches, classic cars, among others.

Feb 10, 2022

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ICONOSPHERE”, THE ROUTE CURATED BY NATALIA ALONSO IN ART MADRID THAT IS PART OF THE “ONE SHOT COLLECTORS” PROGRAM

The critic and independent curator Natalia Alonso Arduengo will be in charge of the curated tour of Art Madrid for the second consecutive year, which, together with the Collecting Program, will form part of "One Shot Collectors".

Feb 10, 2022

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INTERVIEW WITH CUBAN SCULPTOR GABRIEL RAÚL CISNEROS

The young sculptor Gabriel Raúl Cisneros (1990, Las Tunas, Cuba) lives and works in Havana. The artist has been a disciple of the Cuban sculptor José Villa Soberón for more than five years, with whom he has created a considerable number of commemorative sculptures. He has participated in various group and personal exhibitions in Cuba and abroad. His work forms part of collections in Panama, Mexico, the United States and Lebanon. He won second prize in Post-it 6, a Cuban art competition for emerging artists.

Feb 9, 2022

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ART MADRID-PROYECTOR'22 PROGRAMME

For this new edition of Art Madrid'22 the video art platform PROYECTOR, once again under the curatorship of Mario Gutiérrez Cru, proposes a programme that revolves around the concept of loop. During the fair, the ARTMADRID-PROYECTOR'22 stand will allow us to enjoy a proposal by the pioneer of new media art Gary Hill together with a performance on 23 February at 8 pm. On 25 February, the pioneer of Spanish sound art Llorenç Barber will close the fair with a performance at 20:00h.

Feb 8, 2022

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INTERVIEW WITH ELENA GUAL

Elena Gual has a marked and recognizable technique inspired by the image of interracial women despite continuing to open new lines of work and even venturing into abstraction. Her work is characterized by the use of the palette knife and his knowledge of Renaissance painters and classical sculpture techniques.

Feb 3, 2022

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INTERVIEW WITH: RUSSIAN PAINTER COSTA GORELOV

Costa Gorelov was born in Moscow in 1993 and continues to live and work in Moscow. He studied at the Moscow Institute of Television and Radio Broadcasting, graduating in Film Directing (Cinema). In his work Costa explores people’s emotional and psychological states, often depicting them through the interactions of a figure with different spaces, objects and fashion items. Fashion, in particular, is paramount to his self-expression. It is also a symbol linking epochs, times, and traditions.

Feb 2, 2022

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ART MADRID’22 COLLECTORS PROGRAM: “ONE SHOT COLLECTORS”.

For another edition, Art Madrid, with the support of One Shot Hotels, launches "One Shot Collectors", a collecting program integrated into the heart of the fair with the commitment to continue building bridges to bring the public closer to contemporary art.