EVERYTHING IS READY FOR THE INAUGURATION OF ART MADRID'22, THE CONTEMPORARY ART FAIR CELEBRATING ITS 17TH EDITION.
Feb 23, 2022
The new Art Week begins in Madrid, turning the capital into the international center of contemporary art. At 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, February 23, ART MADRID opens its doors until Sunday, February 27, at the Galería de Cristal del Palacio de Cibeles, an emblematic place full of light that welcomes the fair year after year with affection, which can be visited every day from 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Art Madrid'22 is the fair that imprints a strong multidisciplinary character, in its 17th edition brings together 35 national and international galleries, representing more than 160 artists working with painting, sculpture, graphic art, photography and video art, from the early twentieth century to the present day. The fair is characterized by being a proposal close and open to all audiences who want to know the reality of the contemporary art world.
ART MADRID is sponsored by One Shot Hotels, Liquitex and Catawiki; and with the collaboration of the Proyector platform; 9915. Contemporary Art Collectors Association; and the photographic entrepreneurship school Too Many Flash.
A total of 35 galleries have been selected by a committee to exhibit in the current edition of ART MADRID, 10 of which are international galleries from Portugal, Germany, France, Brazil, Netherlands, Taiwan, Lithuania and Cuba.
The complete list is made up of: 3 Punts Galeria (Barcelona), Alba Cabrera Gallery (Valencia), Arena Martínez Projects (Madrid), Art Lounge Gallery (Lisboa), ARTITLEDcontemporary (Herpen), Aurora Vigil-Escalera (Gijón), Collage Habana (La Habana), DDR Art Gallery (Madrid), Dr.Robot Gallery (Valencia), FLECHA (Madrid), Galería BAT alberto cornejo (Madrid), Galería de la Bálgoma (Madrid), Galería Espiral (Noja), Galería Hispánica Contemporánea (Madrid-Mx DF), Galería Jorge Alcolea (Madrid), Galería Kreisler (Madrid), Galería La Aurora (Murcia), Galería Luisa Pita (Santiago de Compostela), Galeria São Mamede (Lisboa), Galerie Alex Serra (Köln), Galerie LJ (París), GÄRNA Art Gallery (Madrid), Helarea (Madrid), Inéditad (Barcelona), Jackie Shor Arte (São Paulo), Kur Art Gallery (San Sebastián), MA Arte Contemporáneo (Palma), Marita Segovia (Madrid), Moret Art (A Coruña), Nuno Sacramento (Ílhavo), Rodrigo Juarranz (Aranda de Duero), Shiras Galería (Valencia), Studija Mindiuzarte/Kaunas (Kaunas), Víctor Lope Arte Contemporáneo (Barcelona), Yiri Arts (Taipei).
"ONE SHOT COLLECTOR", ART MADRID'S COMMITMENT TO COLLECTING
With the support of One Shot Hotels, ART MADRID offers visitors the "One Shot Collectors" initiative, a collecting program integrated into the fair, whose commitment is to continue building bridges so that the public can access contemporary art. This initiative is aimed at both professionals in the sector and contemporary art lovers who are thinking of getting started in collecting and would like to be accompanied and guided during their visit to the fair.
In this edition, ART MADRID will be advised by Ana Suárez Gisbert, a law graduate and expert appraiser with extensive experience in the art market.
The "One Shot Collectors" initiative also includes the "Iconosphere" tour curated by Natalia Alonso. This is a different way of looking at the fair, allowing visitors to tour the fair and delve into specific aspects of the works and the 12 selected artists. The curator will conduct a guided tour on Thursday 24 and Friday 25, at 5 pm.
ART MADRID - PROYECTOR, A SPACE FOR AVANT-GARDE ART
ART MADRID renews its alliance with PROYECTOR, a platform for the dissemination of the moving image, emphasizing its most experimental, contemporary and committed character. On this occasion, the program presented revolves around the concept of "loop".
On Wednesday 23rd, the ARTMADRID-PROYECTOR stand will host, at 8pm, the performance "Always But a Stone Thrown Away" by Gary Hill, pioneer artist of new media art; while on Friday 25th, at 8pm, it will be the turn of Llorenç Barber, pioneer of Spanish sound art, who will perform a sound action exclusively for the fair.