ARCOmadrid contemporary art fair celebrates 30th anniversary
MADRID – ARCOmadrid, the International Contemporary Art Fair, opens to the public on Friday, Feb. 18, and continues through Sunday, Feb. 20. The renowned art fair is celebrating its 30th anniversary. Nearly 200 galleries from 26 countries are participating in this event in Halls 8 and 10 at Feria de Madrid.
A notable feature is the increase in digital communication, particularly the launch of a free app for smartphones and tablets. The app, together with the on-line catalog, available on www.arco.ifema.es, helps you to plan your visit to the fair and gives you a chance to see the works on exhibit in each gallery booth, among other features. The application for Professional Access and passes for the fair, the online ticket sales and its presence in social networks rounds off the new e-features offered by ARCOmadrid this year.
Over these 30 years the fair has consolidated its reputation as an annual meeting for art world players from around the globe. This aspect is bolstered by the many interesting roundtables and forums with input from renowned experts, collectors, museum and biennial director, intellectuals, artists, philosophers and foundations.
For details go to the webpage: www.arco.ifema.es
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