ARCOmadrid 2011: Newfound Optimism and Energy for the Contemporary Art Market


MADRID.- On February 16th, ARCOmadrid, the International Contemporary Art Fair is, as usual, an exciting event showcasing the art of today and a focal point for the art market all over the world. The fair opens the doors on its 30th edition, optimistically looking towards a reactivation of economic activity in this sector. Spanish and international art collectors come to ARCOmadrid to find a wide selection of works covering a wide variety of prices, media, periods and artists. From masterpieces by blue-chip artists from the 20th and 21st century, to affordable pieces from emerging talents, or photographs and graphic works better suited to the pockets of would-be collectors and first-time buyers, the extremely wide range covers all tastes, trends and media, from timeless classics to the achingly on-trend, signed by around 3,000 practitioners