Monday, January 18, 2010

Just Madrid Festival - Emerging Artists in Madrid | Madrid travel blog

Emerging artists in Just Madrid Festival

While some 40,000 visitors will attend the fifth edition of the Modern and Contemporary Art Exhibition in Madrid, a new exhibition will be presented: this is Just Madrid, whose goal is the promotion of international emerging artists. From 18th to 21st February, the Lonja and the Nave de Terneras, two industrial spaces made of metal, brick and glass will embrace this new cultural event. If you want to discover the new geniuses of the artistic creations, we recommend a stroll through its 25 galleries. If you are interested in contemporary art, you can not miss this first edition – innovation is always something fascinating.

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The fair is focused and directed to the emerging artists on the international scene (70% come from foreign galleries) and the Spanish scene. This is a small fair, but with quality and careful artistic selection; Just Madrid invites you to stroll through some innovative and dynamic galleries. Maybe these new artists will become famous in the near future! The exhibited works will be specially designed for the stands of the fair, under three main concepts: innovation, risk and new formats.

Do not forget the Big Size Outside, a selection of sculptures exhibited outside. The fair will show about 32 exhibitors from 11 different countries and seven curatorial projects. Its interest for collectors, curators and other art world staff is indisputable. And for you, it’s a perfect opportunity to get close to the most contemporary art creations: it is the right moment to expand your artistic preferences.

In February you’ll have four days to discover the buildings of the Junta Municipal of the Arganzuela District, full of international art developments. They are located near the Matadero de Madrid, an experimental and creative space managed by the Town Hall of Madrid, close to the MNCARS (the National Art Reina Sofia Museum) and well connected to any areas of the city by underground (Legazpi) and bus. To not miss the other fairs that will take place at the same time, take advantage of the bus-shuttle service to the Arc-IFEMA exhibition.

Another visit you can not miss if you come to Madrid is the Museo Del Prado, whose visitors have increased by 4% in 2008, reaching around two and a half million visitors. But the Spanish capital not only has a varied cultural offer but also a lively nightlife: come and discover its lively nightlife. And for a truly memorable stay, rent Madrid apartments, they are cheap and comfortable and will allow you to relax after a hard day walking around the museums or a hard night of partying!

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