ARCOmadrid announces Participating Galleries for its Next Edition

Friday, December 22, 2023
ARCOmadrid announces Participating Galleries for its Next Edition

ARCOmadrid, organised by IFEMA MADRID, celebrates its 43rd edition from 6 to 10 March with the Caribbean at its centre.

The exhibition will showcase the current international art scene in a broad dialogue with Spanish art. Across five days of discovery and exploration, and with the presence of new international galleries, ARCOmadrid will be a benchmark for the visibility and introduction of artists, fostering an active market and promoting knowledge of art.

ARCO, together with the city of Madrid, will focus the attention of galleries, artists, collectors, curators and other professionals, institutions, museums and art centres from all over the world, representing a unique experience for all visitors.

A total of 207 galleries from 36 countries will convert Madrid into the international capital of contemporary art. for the 43rd edition, 172 galleries make up the General Programme, in addition to the curated sections: ‘the shore, the tide, the current: an oceanic Caribbean’, with 19 galleries; Opening, with 16, and ‘Never the same. Latin American art’, with 12 galleries.

This year, the participation of Spanish galleries represents more than 35% of the fair, with a total of 73 galleries. In turn, the international segment accounts for more than 64% -134 galleries-, and of this, 30% represent Latin American, with the participation of 40 galleries from 13 countries, with a special presence from Argentina, Brazil and Mexico. As such, ARCOmadrid will continue to confirm its unique position as a Latin American hub within Europe.

Among the international galleries participating in the General Programme, ARCO welcomes Gregor Podnar, Max Hetzler, Vera Munro, Air de Paris, Fortes D'aloia & Gabriel, Lévy Gorvy Dayan and León Tovar. They are joined by others such as Thaddaeus Ropac, Mai 36, Jocelyn Wolff, Chantal Crousel, Peter Kilchman, Krinzinger, Nächst St. Stephan Rosemarie Schwarzwälder, Giorgio Persano, Lelong, Meyer Riegger, Perrotin, Poggi, Neugerriemschneider, Carlier I Gebauer, Thomas Schulte and Dvir Gallery. Returning galleries include Capitain Petzel, Société and Chertlüdde, as well as Mendes Wood Dm, Nicolai Wallner, Hollybush Gardens and Kalfayan Galleries.  The presence of Spanish galleries such as Elvira González, 1 Mira Madrid, Projectesd, Nogueras Blanchard and Joan Prats, among others, is also noteworthy.

Parallel to the General Programme, ARCOmadrid will have three curated sections. It includes as a research theme, ‘The shore, the tide, the current: an oceanic Caribbean’, curated by Carla Acevedo-Yates and Sara Hermann, which proposes, through a careful selection of artists and galleries, a possible reading of the complex and fertile intersection between land and sea that emerges from and towards the shore. In a space specially designed by Ignacio G. Galán, Arantza Ozaetaand Álvaro Martín Fidalgo, 19 galleries will take part, including Hutchinson Modern & Contemporary, Monique Meloche, Patron, Praise Shadows Art Gallery, Tern Gallery, Espacio Mínimo and Helga de Alvear.

The Opening section will once again be a space for discovering new galleries at ARCOmadrid. Yina Jiménez Suriel andCristina Anglada’s selection will represent the commitment of young international galleries with the participation of 16 galleries such as Artbeat, Blue Velvet, Eins Gallery, Espacio Continuo, Fermay, Hatch, Pradiauto, Remota, Sissi Club and The Space Art Gallery, which are taking part for the first time, and HOA, winner of the Opening Prize in the last edition, among others.

The section ’Never the same. Latin American Art’ will contribute to strengthening the study of Latin American creation and its relationship with all the agents present at the fair. Curated by Manuela Moscoso and José Esparza Chong Cuy, it will comprise a selection of Latin America artists from 12 galleries including A Gentil Carioca, Jaqueline Martins, _Vigilgonzales, Isla Flotante, Millan, N.A.S.A.L.and Proyectos Ultravioleta.

In addition to the gallery and curated sections the Forum will expand the analysis of collecting, artists, museums and the Caribbean as central research themes at ARCOmadrid.

ARCOmadrid 2024 will be held from 6 to 10 March in halls 7 and 9 of the IFEMA MADRID exhibition centre, with the first three days dedicated exclusively to professionals, and access to the general public from 3 p.m. on Friday 8 March.

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