ARCOmadrid 2020: THE FOUNDATION ACQUIRES WORK OF 6 ARTISTS
With a flow of visitors above expectations ― taking into account the coronavirus media crisis ― ARCOmadrid 2020 is preparing for its last day. As in each edition, the ARCO Foundation announces the works acquired within the framework of the fair.
Financed thanks to the collection of the dinner held on February 25 at the Casino de Madrid, the ARCO Foundation acquired in this new edition of the fair a total of nine artworks under the advice of Vicente Honoré, curator and art critic, and María Inés Rodríguez, Colombian curator specialized in video art.
The six artists to whom the nine acquired works correspond are Caroline Achaintre (Toulouse, 1969), Anna Bella Geiger (Rio de Janeiro, 1933), Feliza Bursztyn (Bogotá, 1933), Carolina Cayzedo (London, 1978), Nohemí Pérez (Tubú , 1962) and June Crespo (Bilbao, 1982). The Latin American majority its a reflect of the region production level.
The ARCO Foundation emerged in 1987 as a collection as a collection that aimed to contribute to the development and promotion of contemporary art within the framework of the fair. The collection currently has more than 300 pieces, among which you can find artists such as Edy de Wilde, Gloria Moure, Jan Debbaut, Dan Cameron, Iwona Blazwick, María de Corral, Chus Martínez, Sabine Brietwiesser, José Guirao, María Inés Rodríguez, Adriano Pedrosa, Ferrán Barenblit, Miguel von Hafe and Manuel Segade.
Meet the artworks: