ARCO Madrid 2010, the must-visit event for contemporary art, opens its doors from February 17th through 21st in IFEMA. At this 29th edition of ARCO the city of Los Angeles is invited as a special guest and it’s the first time that a city has been invited, instead of a country, as was the norm in previous editions. The Californian city is very powerful regarding art and creativity, and with a selection from 17 major galleries, curated by Kris Kuramitsu and Christopher Miles, the art fair will give you the chance to get acquainted with the art scene from one of the USA’s major centres of production.
Besides ARCO, art centres such as the Instituto Cervantes, museums like Museo Reina Sofía and other venues in Madrid have programmed acts and exhibitions related to LA’s artistic activity.
A part from that, in ARCO you can see the works of more than 200 galleries and almost 3000 artists coming from all over the world, showcasing pieces of work from different disciplines, such as painting, sculpture, graphic work, performance, digital art, etc. – a chance to see some of the most experimental and innovative creativity.
For five days in February, Madrid will become a exciting centre of art. Beyond all doubt, you can’t miss it! To make the most of your leisure time in Madrid, take your time for visiting ARCO. If you are preparing your trip, reserve your Apartments in Madrid to get the best accommodation. A good dose of the best world’s contemporary art is the best way to immerse yourself in culture.