Programme for 42nd edition

Programme for 42nd edition


ARCOmadrid 2022. Photo: Carlos Roca.

February 14, 2023
Programme for 42nd edition
February 22–26, 2023
Avda. del Partenón, 5
28042 Madrid
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Welcome to ARCOmadrid 2023!

ARCOmadrid 2023, in its 42nd edition taking place from February 22 to 26, redoubles its ongoing efforts to explore past, present and future art practises. Confidence and commitment to the Fair are reflected in the sector’s interest in participating in the upcoming edition, driving the incorporation of new international galleries that confirm ARCO as a top-tier event for artist visibility, the active market and art knowledge. A total of 211 galleries from 36 countries will make Madrid the international contemporary art capital, with the Mediterranean region at the heart of its analysis.

The General Programme, comprising galleries selected by the Organising Committee, includes around thirty international galleries participating for the first time or returning after a long absence, including Capitain Petzel, Contemporary Fine Arts, David Zwirner, Mendes Wood DM, Nicolai Wallner, Rüdiger Schöttle, and Timothy Taylor. While galleries like Mehdi Chouakri, Neugerriemschneider, Perrotin, Ruth Benzacar and Société are once again placing their trust in ARCOmadrid. They are joined in their loyalty by Chantal Crousel, Giorgio Persano, Jocelyn Wolff, Krinzinger, Lelong, Mai 36, Meyer Riegger, Nächst St. Stephan Rosemarie Schwarzwälder, Peter Kilchmann and Thaddaeus Ropac, among others.

ARCOmadrid’s research theme this year is The Mediterranean: A Round Sea, curated by Marina Fokidis, with the advice of Bouchra Khalili, Hila Peleg and Pedro G. Romero. It aims to mobilise those relationships that flow from bottom to top and side to side in an endeavour to reach a meeting point for the shared intensities that converge in this geographical area.The presence of 19 galleries from 12 countries, in a space specially designed by Andrés Jacques Office for Political Innovation, will facilitate an in-depth exploration of works by artists such as Anna Boghiguian—KOW, Iman Issa—Rodeo, Jumana Manna—Hollybush Gardens, Mohamed Bourouissa—Mennour, Stefania Strouza—A.Antonopoulou.Art, Hana Miletić—Lambda Lambda Lambda, Nilbar Güres—Martin Janda, Maria Lai—M77 Gallery and Asunción Molinos Gordo—Travesía Cuatro.

Opening by Allianz stands out for its take on the international young gallery scene, with the curators Julia Morandeira Arrizabalaga and Yina Jiménez Suriel bringing together a large selection of 17 proposals presented by galleries from Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia, Marseilles, Munich, Amsterdam, Cluj-Napoca, Bogota or Lima, among many other cities. In total, this section will house the work of 24 artists of diverseorigins and trajectories, language and gesture, such as Sands J. H. D. Murray Wassink—Diez, Diana Sofia Lozano and Nina Kintsurashvili—East Contemporary, Hortensia Mi Kafchin and Adrian Ganea—Zina, Augusta Lardy—Belmonte, Maria Appleton Foco, Maria Abaddon and Xavier Coronel—Ginsberg.

Never the Same. Latin American Art section continues to explore the diversity of art forms, practices and sensitivities from Latin America. Curated by Mariano Mayer and Manuela Moscoso, it comprises a selection of artists from Latin America with a total of 11 galleries including Jaqueline Martins—Hudinilson Jr. and Lia D Castro, Max Mayer—Nicolás Guagnini, Karen Huber—Ana Segovia, Crisis—Aileen Gavonel and Javier Bravo de Rueda, Proyectos Ultravioleta—Jessica Kairé and Hache—Florencia Böhtlingk.

There will also be 20 Artist Projects, presented by 22 galleries, including Jan Zöller—Ehrhardt Flórez and Meyer Riegger; Pae White—Elvira González and Neugerriemshneider; Ugo Rondinone—Esther Schipper, María Teresa Hincapié & José Alejandro Restrepo—Rolf Art; Cristina Mejías—Alarcón Criado; Adriana Proganó—3+1 Arte Contemporânea; Diana Larrea—Espacio Mínimo; Pepa Prieto—Espacio Valverde; Cristina Babiloni—Galería Álvaro Alcázar; Marcelo Brodsky—Henrique Faria; Manolo Gil—José De La Mano; Fabienne Verdier—Lelong; Ana Esteve—Luis Adelantado; Caitlin Lonegan—Nächst St. Stephan Rosemarie Schwarzwälder; Pipo Hernández Rivero—NF/ Nieves Fernández; Teresa Margolles—Peter Kilchmann; Orlán—Rociosantacruz; Andrea Canepa—Rosa Santos; Evru / Zush—Senda, and Julia Santa Olalla—T20.

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