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ART MADRID has proved in its coming-of-age edition that it is a fair without labels, generalist but alive. Celebrated at the Galería de Cristal del Palacio de Cibeles from February the 22nd to the 26th, the contemporary art event has returned renovated, committed to new gallery models, launching reception platforms for young voices to find their place in the current scene, and interested in approaching new audiences to the project. The eighteenth edition of ART MADRID received the visit of important institutions such as: Centro Atlántico de Arte Moderno (CAAM), INELCOM Collection, CCCB Centro de Cultura Contemporánea de Barcelona, Centro Museo Vasco de Arte Contemporáneo (ARTIUM), Fundación Ankaria, Fundación Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary, Fundación Santander, Fundación Mª Cristina Masaveu Peterson, Fundación Telefónica, Fundación Tara Mujeres Emprendedoras, Instituto Valenciano de Arte Moderno (IVAM), Museo de Navarra, Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza and Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía (MNCARS) among others.

ART MADRID brought together 36 national and international galleries and more than 160 artists at the Galería de Cristal del Palacio de Cibeles. Their testimonials confirm the success of the edition and confirm the fair's desire to continue working for the professionalization of the sector.

OOA Gallery: "We are very satisfied with our second participation in ART MADRID. It was a very good edition, with the visit of many collectors and interest in African contemporary art. Total success."

Galerie LJ: "In our third participation, ART MADRID once again made it possible for us to meet with a huge Spanish audience, giving us the opportunity year after year to be able to expand our local network."

Galería Metro: "Our participation in ART MADRID'23 has been fantastic. The results exceeded our expectations: both in terms of visibility and sales of our artists, number of visitors, as well as new and interesting contacts."

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It is important to highlight the sales results: 10% of the works sold were priced at over 20,000 €; 14% were pieces between 8,000 and 20,000 €; 36% ranged between 3,000 and 8,000 €; while 40% of the acquisitions were of works in the range of up to 3,000 €. In view of these data, it could be concluded that ART MADRID is positioned as a fair to get started in collecting. It also highlights the presence of a bigger international public, specifically international collectors who want to expand their collections with Spanish artists.

The collections that made acquisitions in this edition include: Art Space Collection, Solo Collection, Mª Cristina Masaveu Peterson Collection, Cuperior Collection, Luciano Méndez Collection, BBVA Foundation, Bassat Foundation, Pamplona City Hall and Paradores Nacionales.

ART MADRID'23 has been possible thanks to the support of its sponsors: One Shot Hotels and Liquitex; its collaborators: AVAM, MMM, Safe Creative, Too many flash and 9915; and the institutions: Ministry of Culture and Sports, Madrid City Council, Community of Madrid, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Instituto de Arte Contemporáneo, Solo Collection, Fundación Mª Cristina Masaveu Peterson, Ministry of Culture of Taiwan and the Economic & Cultural Office of Taipei.

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If you are a contemporary art gallery and would like to be part of Art Madrid'25, you can now apply to participate!

The 20th edition of Art Madrid will take place from 5 to 9 March 2025 in the Galería de Cristal del Palacio de Cibeles. This privileged location, good communications and the quality of the project have always been guarantees of success for an event that reaches 20,000 visitors in each edition.

Art Madrid has been held during the capital's Art Week for the last twenty years, consolidating itself as an interdisciplinary fair of new artistic trends, in which nearly 40 national and international galleries participate, working with painting, sculpture, graphics, photography, installation and digital art of recent production.

Partial view of Art Madrid'24. Contemporary Art Fair. 19th edition, 2024

Art Madrid carries out a series of programs designed by curators, consultants and cultural experts with the fundamental objective of encouraging collecting, promoting cultural dialogue and making the most recent trends in art accessible to the general public. These initiatives are always focused on the constant improvement of the visitor's experience at our event, always seeking to enrich their interaction with contemporary art.

Partial view of Art Madrid'24. Contemporary Art Fair. 19th edition, 2024


Gallery Program

Art Madrid's Gallery Program is the heart of the fair. In each edition of Art Madrid, the program consists of around 40 national and international exhibitors.

Parallel Activities Program

The Parallel Program of Art Madrid'25 will have as its main axis the concept of the Territory City. The public space, the city and the territory will serve as a link to the artistic practices that take place in the "imagined spaces" and revitalize the cultural geography of Madrid.

Collecting Program

Art Madrid offers a specialized consulting service for galleries and the public interested in acquiring works of art.

Support Program for New Entries

Through a specific communication package, new entries to the fair will be presented and given special visibility.


The program will include a series of activities that will take place throughout the month of February and during Madrid Art Week at the Galería de Cristal del Palacio de Cibeles. Likewise, the parallel program will maintain the 2nd edition of the Open Booth, the Performance Cycle, Lecturas: Curated Walktrhoughs by Art Madrid, and the Interviews Section curated by Art Madrid.

Partial view of Art Madrid'24. Contemporary Art Fair. 19th edition, 2024


Best Booth Award

Award that will be articulated around the gallery with the best booth set up at the fair.

New Entry Award

Award will be given to the newly incorporated gallery with the best booth setup and exhibition proposal at the fair.

Emerging Artist Award

Our sponsors, as part of their line of action to promote contemporary art, will offer a prize to one of the revelation artists participating in the fair.

Partial view of Art Madrid'24. Contemporary Art Fair. 19th edition, 2024

Our support for art and culture extends throughout the year and responds to a global vision in which constancy and commitment to the galleries are essential to achieve our objectives of disseminating contemporary art within and beyond our borders; to create new audiences and interest in art and culture in all sectors of society; to strengthen and promote artists, especially young talent; to value art and culture as essential elements of social development; and to create spaces for cultural visibility and communication that are accessible, open and dynamic.

Relevant information

Applications for the 20th edition of Art Madrid'25 can be sent to the following e-mail address: until October 7, 2024