21 must-see galleries at Apertura Madrid Gallery Weekend

Sep 07, 2022

21 must-see galleries at Apertura Madrid Gallery Weekend

Apertura Madrid Gallery Weekend begins and from RedCollectors we present a selection of 21 galleries that you can not miss. 

Enjoy the new exhibition season in Madrid and discover new works as well as artists and collect unique pieces of contemporary art from important galleries. 


21 Galleries not to be missed at Apertura

1. 1 Mira Madrid

1 Mira Madrid focuses on current artistic practices in Eastern Europe and Latin America, without ever forgetting the national scene. For this new project, the commitment to socio-political and feminist art was reinforced, with the double objective of questioning and initiating a debate on the context in which we currently live.

 C. de Argumosa, 16, 28012 Madrid


Tomislav Gotovac + Július Koller 

"Cosmology of Uncertainty".



2. Adora Calvo

C. de Epidauro, 53, 28232 Las Rozas de Madrid, Madrid

One of the fundamental axes of the gallery's project is the visualization of the formal and conceptual genealogies that have taken place in the Spanish context between the new generations of artists and their predecessors.


Diego del Pozo

"Keller Variations."


3. Blanca Berlin

C. del Limón, 28, 28015 Madrid

Specializing in photography and visual arts, Blanca Berlin focuses on the most innovative trends in contemporary Spanish and international photography, represented by both established artists and promising talents.


Isabel Muñoz

"Scale 1"

4. F2 Gallery

Calle del Dr. Fourquet, 28, 28012 Madrid

The gallery proposes a dialogue between artists of different generations and backgrounds, always seeking the solidity of projects that are developed over the long term.


Juan del Junco

"Conceptual Andalusia"


5. Fernando Pradilla

Calle de Claudio Coello, 20, 28001 Madrid

Inaugurated at the end of 2001, the Galería Fernando Pradilla aims to promote and disseminate contemporary art developed in Latin America and Spain, acting as a bridge of knowledge of the artistic expressions of both continents.


Carlos León 




6. Camera Obscura Art Gallery

Alameda, 16, 1º B, 28014 Madrid

Camara Oscura is a multidisciplinary art gallery specialising in international contemporary photography. Our value proposition is to present to the collector the best current artists, selected with a professional, alternative and transgressive criteria, as well as to promote our artists with a vision of the future, with special emphasis on participation in international fairs.


Estefanía Martín Sáenz

"Ornament and crime"



7. Freijo Gallery

Calle de Zurbano, 46, 28010 Madrid

Galería Freijo was born in 2010, as a project focused on working with artists of different generations, of Spanish and Latin American origin, whose work has been characterized throughout the history of modern and contemporary art by experimentation, formal and aesthetic rigor, and by relevant and critical conceptual proposals.


Juan Cuenca

"A story of many dimensions."


8. Álvaro Alcázar Gallery

C. de Ferrer del Río, 5, 28028 Madrid

The Álvaro Alcázar Gallery focuses its attention on the diffusion of contemporary art. The gallery's program is based on the representation and exhibition of established and mid-career Spanish and foreign artists. The gallery features different artistic disciplines such as painting, sculpture, photography and video.


Peter Krauskopf 



9. Casado Santapau

C. de Piamonte, 10, 28004 Madrid

The Casado Santapau Gallery was founded in 2007 and represents established artists who are in the middle of their professional careers and who experiment with various formats. The gallery's curatorial program is a fundamental pillar in the idea of using this space as a laboratory to interrogate new languages in contemporary art within the limits of minimal and conceptual art.


Matthias Bitzer

"The Meticulous Zeptosecond".


10. Elba Benitez Gallery

C. de San Lorenzo, 11, 28004 Madrid

Since its inauguration in 1990, the Galería Elba Benítez has embraced the broad spectrum of supports of contemporary artistic production (sculpture, painting, photography, video, site-specific installations, performance, collective actions). During these years, the gallery has endeavored to explore other channels of artistic expression formed by the interaction of art with other disciplines, such as architecture, cinema, tourism, urbanism and the production of projects for public spaces.


Alejandro Campins

"Rigid space"


11. The Kite

C. de San Lorenzo, 11, 28004 Madrid

Galería La Cometa was established 36 years ago with the purpose of contributing to the development of the art scene, as a platform focused on the representation, exhibition and commercialization of Colombian and Latin American art. It is a space designed to facilitate dialogues between the spectator, the work of art and the artists from the different aspects of contemporaneity.


Lucia Pizzani




12. Moisés Pérez de Albéniz Gallery

Calle del Dr. Fourquet, 20, 28012 Madrid

Founded in 1996 by Moisés Pérez de Albéniz, Galería MPA has fostered the careers of a diverse group of nationally and internationally renowned artists, both emerging and established, working in multiple disciplines and across diverse media. Galería MPA represents artists from the United States, Europe and South America in Madrid.


Various artists

"In praise of density."


13. Lucia Mendoza

C/ de Bárbara de Braganza, 10, 28004 Madrid

Lucía Mendoza is an art gallery, platform for reflection and open space inaugurated in 2014. They seek a broad expression of artistic creation in an expanded, flexible, free, reflective, propositional and stimulating space. They defend the role of contemporary art as a pillar and engine of a common movement towards sustainability. From practices and aesthetics that hybridize, working with a holistic vision, their intention is the development of discursive projects with the active involvement of individuals, private companies and public administrations.

Luna Bengoechea

"Salinas Project"


14. Rafael Pérez Hernando Gallery

28004, C. de Orellana, 18, 28004 Madrid

The Rafael Pérez Hernando gallery opened for the first time in 1996 in Madrid and moved to Calle Orellana 18 in 2004, where it began a line of exhibitions featuring emerging artists and established painters. The gallery works with rigour and coherence in its proposal, where colour, imperfection, light, emptiness and balance coexist.


Susana Solano

"Fragments and links".


15. Marlborough

C. de Orfila, 5, 28010 Madrid

The Marlborough Gallery was founded in Madrid in 1992 under the direction of Pierre Levai, who joined the firm in 1964 and became President of Marlborough New York in 1978. The gallery's famous inaugural exhibition showed the last ten years of Francis Bacon's work. This was the last solo exhibition organized during the artist's lifetime.


Francisco Leiro

"A filla da porteira"


16. Sabrina Amrani

C. de la Madera, 23, 28004 Madrid

C. Sallaberry, 52, 28019 Madrid

Sabrina Amrani opened the gallery of the same name based in Madrid, Spain, in June 2011. French of Algerian origin, she was raised in a mix of cultures, traditions and habits that are common to most of the artists she works with. The gallery represents artists across East and West, bridging cultural gaps and promoting the exchange of dialogue and intellectual development through dialogue.


Joël Andrianomearisoa

"Random Desires For A Certain Kind Of Architecture".


17. NF/ Nieves Fernández

C. Blanca de Navarra, 12, 28010 Madrid

Nieves Fernández inaugurated the Yerba gallery in 1977. Initially located in Murcia, it began its work as a centre for political and cultural debate, exhibiting contemporary Spanish and foreign artists, while at the same time publishing and collaborating with the cultural programmes of institutions such as the Banco Exterior de España and the Telefónica Collection.


Danica Phelps



18. NoguerasBlanchard

C. de la Beneficencia, 18B, 2º, 28004 Madrid

NoguerasBlanchard opened its first space in Barcelona's Raval in 2004. The gallery develops an international interdisciplinary program, reflecting a variety of conceptually motivated positions and practices. The gallery's main objective is to make a long-term commitment to the careers of its artists and to be involved in the production of work as well as other projects.


Joan Brossa

"Do you think that if I didn't like it / I could stay the way I do / and write the way I write?"

19. The Ryder

C. de Miguel Servet, 13, 28012 Madrid

After a time in London, the London gallery opened a space in Madrid in October 2019. This project is managed by Patricia Lara. Patricia Lara founded The RYDER in a garage on London's well-known Herald Street in 2015. In four years the gallery has become a platform for artistic discourses that understand the process of creation as an end and performance as a medium that dialogues with contemporary society.


Rosana Antolí

"The Worm"

Ponce + Robles

C. de la Alameda, 5, 28014 Madrid

The Ponce + Robles gallery, inaugurated in 2012, is the union of two Madrid gallery owners, Raquel Ponce and José Robles. With an extensive trajectory, their gallery gives visibility to Spanish artists on the international scene. They have participated in more than 80 fairs inside and outside Spain such as ARCO Madrid, Zona Maco in Mexico DF, Art Lima, Parc Lima, Volta in Basel, Pinta Miami or Frieze New York.


Muñoz Day

"Intestinal Affair"


21. Rosa Santos

C/ San Cosme y San Damián, 11, 28012 Madrid

The Rosa Santos gallery opened in October 2006 with an installation by Valcárcel Medina. The gallery space is located in the historic centre of the city of Valencia. The gallery's programme is committed to contemporary visual art, showing special interest in the latest trends in painting, sculpture and drawing, as well as in photography, video and installation.


María Ruido

"The Rules to the Game"