ARCOmadrid closed its 2016 edition with good sales recorded for Latin American art, with Danh Vo, Cabrita Reis, Carlos Garaicoa and Tacita Dean among the most sought-after artists, increasing its international reputation as a market platform for modern art. At the 2017 edition, Argentina will be the guest country, a decision sparked by the immense quality of the Argentine artists who year after year take part in this annual event.
Helpful information about ARCOmadrid
ARCOmadrid is hosted in the centre of Madrid, Spain. The nearest airport is Madrid Barajas International Airport and is approximately 14 kms to the city centre. From the airport you can take the metro line 8 to Nuevos Ministerios which takes around 15 minutes. Alternatively, there are plenty of taxis operating at the airport. Getting from the city centre to the event on public transport can be done via the metro (Campo de las Naciones L8) or by city bus 112, 122, 828 (Feria de Madrid).
Making the most of ARCOmadrid
Since its beginnings in 1982, the fair has seen its share of peaks and troughs. Today, the Fair features over 169 galleries in its General Program, in addition to 19 in the Opening Section, and 18 in Solo Projects. These includ galleries that are returning to participate in the Fair, such as Thaddaeus Ropac; Giorgio Persano; Marilia Razuk; Nathalie Obadia, and the classic 1900-2000, Alfonso Artiaco and Denise René galleries. Those participating for the first time include galleries from the Middle East/Menasa such as Isabelle Van Den Eynde and Selma Feriani.
Where to stay in Madrid when visiting ARCOmadrid
To really enjoy your visit to Madrid why not stay in some of the most perfect rental accommodation. In the city centre you can choose to stay in luxurious houses, chic apartments, stylish bed and breakfasts and all within easy reach of ARCOmadrid.
Things to do near ARCOmadrid
While in Madrid’s city centre, why not take the opportunity of visiting some of the near-by attractions such as the Temple of Debod, an ancient Egyptian temple & museum moved from Aswan and rebuilt in lush parkland with sunset views over Madrid, or perhaps the Jardines de Sabotini, a neoclassical garden with terraces, fountains, statues and regular outdoor events.
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