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Madrid: Fair Week

Feb 04, 2022

Madrid: Fair Week

The week of 24 to 30 May you have a date with art in Madrid. The city becomes the capital of art. Several art fairs will be held at the same time in person such as Art Madrid, Urvanity o Drawing Room. Among the galleries participating in all of them are: Aurora Vigil-Escalera, Isolina Arbulu, La Gran, Shiras Galería, Galería Hispánica, Badr el Jundi, Es.Arte Gallery, Reiners Contemporary Art, Galería Silvestre, Rodrigo Juarranz, Lucía Mendoza, Víctor Lope Arte Contemporáneo.

The RedCollectors team has selected a series of favourite artists and artworks for you to enjoy at the online fairs. Buy and collect art online with the essence of Madrid.

In addition, we offer fully personalised advice with no obligation to buy.

 

 

Finally, we organise exclusive guided tours in small groups.

 

 

Selected works

ISMAEL LAGARES

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Ismael Lagares (Huelva, Spain, 1978) is one of the most promising young artists on the national and international art scene. In general, his work is developed in a large format painting, of expressionist style and with an important material load. Due to his experimental methodology, it has a colourful, vibrant, fast and loose touch that fully enters into abstraction. Lagares has been present in exhibitions in cities such as Valencia and Alicante and has received awards in numerous national and international competitions.

NANON MORSINK

 

Nanon Morsink (Holland, 1964) uses mixed media and by exploring different materials, Nanon explores a narrative where she is the covert protagonist, seeking to reflect her relationship with the world. Among her most recognisable works are intriguing figures made from recycled materials, ropes and plastics from Andalusian greenhouses, as well as woven and intervened objects. Nanon is of Dutch origin, since 2017 he has been working in Málaga, where he lives. He exhibits regularly in Spain, as well as in the Netherlands and other countries. In September 2019, her work was shown at the World Textile Biennial in Madrid where she won the second prize for 'Textile Art Photography', recently her work has been exhibited in Chicago, Illinois.

LUIS PÉREZ CALVO

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Luis Pérez Calvo (Madrid, Spain, 1962) is a painter and illustrator whose work draws directly from the circus, cinema, popular urban music, rummaging in El Rastro, street parties and old comics. Raised in the popular Madrid neighbourhoods of Lavapiés and Embajadores, his imaginary responds to the most traditional and popular Spanish culture from the 60s to the 80s, eminently. Thus, in his works, the Beach Boys rub shoulders with Superman, Batman or Ibáñez's characters; classic food dishes with fragments of old magazines and Bazooka chewing gum wrappers or advertising for Lagarto soaps.

TOÑO BARREIRO

 

Toño Barreiro (Zamora, Spain, 1965) has been developing, since the mid-eighties, a multidisciplinary work that alternates photography, painting, sculpture and digital processes. The questioning of the limits of the pictorial medium, through the play with sculptural elements and the rupture of the traditional framework of painting, is a constant in his work. A whole series of new methodologies and creative processes can be appreciated in it, giving rise to paintings that are at times sinuous and synaesthetic, at others geometric and at the same time organic. At its origin is the articulation of line and plane, playing with the concepts of deconstruction, symbiosis, the most elementary biological processes, superposition or folding.

ISABEL ALONSO VEGA

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Isabel Alonso Vega (Madrid, Spain, 1968) holds a degree in Fine Arts from the Complutense University. She currently lives and works in Madrid. In 2013 she started to shape and be an active part of the Centro de Arte Urgel 3 in Madrid. This organization promotes international interaction between European artists through residencies, art exhibitions, international art fairs, etc. His work has been shown in numerous galleries in Europe and the United States such as Krause Gallery (NY), White Noise Gallery (Rome, Italy), Löwenbrau Kunst Zurich (Zurich, Switzerland), Ulf Larsson Gallery (Cologne, Germany), among others.

WENDY WHITE

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Wendy White (Connecticut, USA, 1971) was born and raised in Deep River, Connecticut. After receiving her Fine Arts training at the University of Fine Arts and Design in Savannah, Georgia, and completing her Master of Fine Arts training at the Mason Gross School of the Arts in New Jersey, the artist moved to New York in 2007, where she lives in Chinatown, Manhattan. The artist, who began her career as a sculptor and was educated in textiles and three-dimensional fibres, creates mixed media works that defy the limitations of the traditional canvas; an approach to creation that reflects the nature of her home and muse, the vibrant city of New York. White has participated in group and solo exhibitions throughout the United States, as well as internationally, from Miami to Paris, Madrid to Tokyo. He has also received a Painting Fellowship from the New York Foundation for the Arts (2012) and a George Segal Painting Grant (2008).

MIGUEL NÚÑEZ

 

Miguel Núñez (Cádiz, Spain, 1991) is based on the contemplation of the environment and the embrace of tradition, giving rise to representations of classical sculptures and other archaeological elements in the natural environment. Theatrical compositions where the archaeological manifests personal concerns and the landscape is understood as something to be lived and not to be seen. Abstraction is also very present in his work, not in a visible way but in a conceptual way during the process, since abstract painting, like all constructed things, is subject to a well-defined limitation. In his case that limitation is his own experience with painting. His interest in classical sculpture is due to the fact that they determined human representation at the most dignified level. 

FLÁVIA JUNQUEIRA

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Flávia Junqueira (São Paulo, Brazil, 1985) is mainly concerned with photography. The visual universe of childhood and the construction of an imaginary about this period permeate the artist's work from the beginning of her production. Her works are part of collections such as MAM-SP, MIS-SP, MABFAAP, Museu do Itamaraty, RedBull Station, World Bank and Instituto Figueiredo Ferraz. With a PhD from the Instituto de Arte da Universidade Estadual de Campinas - UNICAMP, a Master's degree in Visual Poetry from the Universidade de São Paulo and a Bachelor of Arts from Fundação Armando Álvares Penteado, the artist also completed her postgraduate studies in photography at FAAP.

MARTA BARRENECHEA

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Marta Barrenechea (Madrid, Spain, 1964) is an artist with her own singular, almost indefinable style. We discovered her oil paintings on paper, most of them large format, up to 4 metres, in an exhibition she held at Ángel Romero's gallery in Madrid more than ten years ago. His work had something profound, simple and constant at the same time; marked with a personal and continuous stamp. His first solo show with us took place in 2014, and since then his production has become much more concrete and defined. He does not intend to create a repetitive and paralysing system.

DIEGO BENÉITEZ

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Diego Beneitez (Zamora, Spain, 1986) was first self-taught and then followed an artistic training. His first works, urban, precede his first group painting exhibition in 2008 in Zamora, his hometown. 21 Emergen" (at the Palacio de la Alhóndiga) was followed by several group exhibitions in Spanish cities and Portugal. His participation in fairs later earned him the third prize for painting at the AXA Cathedral in Burgos, which had preceded his selection for the BMW Painting Prize and the Open de Extremadura or his first prizes at the Muncunill Roca and the Bancaja Foundation (Segorbe) in 2015.

STEFANO BONACCI

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Stefano Bonacci (Perugia, Italy, 1971)He began his training at the Academy of Fine Arts in Perugia and continued his studies at different schools and art centres in Italy and the UK. In 2014 he was awarded a grant from the Pollock-Krasner Foundation. His works move in different disciplines, including painting, sculpture and installation. This multidisciplinary character can be seen in his pieces created from the poetic and material conception. Stefano has participated in international fairs such as Art New York, and national fairs such as Estampa or Drawing Room. In 2019 he had a solo exhibition at the Centro Cultural Giuseppe Verdi in Milan, Italy.

PATRIK GRIJALVO

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According to Patrik Grijalvo (Bilbao, 1984) , to make the work owe only itself is an old ideal of modern art: to cut the ties that bind it to natural reality and let it be, all contained within its pure limits. To take up this venerable pretension again without falling into abstraction and, moreover, to do so from the photographic medium seems almost impossible. But Patrik Grijalvo has found a way of underpinning the autonomy of his images, weakening their link with the real referent - without losing it - and reclaiming their condition as objects. In his hands they become sculptures: pieces of a delicate and subtle volume, achieved through a serene composition of planes.