Teresa Solar Abboud, "Pumping station" (detail), 2017. Courtesy of the artist


Teresa Solar Abboud : Madrid Through an Artist’s Perspective


On the occasion of our special issue on ARCOmadrid and the art week, we asked artist Teresa Solar Abboud to draw up a special artistic itinerary around Madrid. Teresa Solar Abboud ( born 1985, Madrid, Spain) graduated with an MA in Cultural Studies from the UEM (Universidad Europea de Madrid) in Madrid in 2009. Solar Abboud’s work has been shown at the CA2M Madrid, Fundación Marcelino Botín in Santander, the MAXXI in Rome, Villa Croce in Genoa, the General Public in Berlin, and Kunstverein München in Munich. In 2017 Solar Abboud participated in the 9th edition of KölnSkulptur curated by Chus Martínez. She has just opened her solo show “Cabalga, Cabalga, Cabalga” at Matadero Madrid,... Read More
Teresa Solar, Portrait. Courtesy of the artist
Belen Uriel, Portrait. Courtesy of the artist

Audemars Piguet ARCOmadrid Prize: An Interview with Belen Uriel


Belén Uriel (Madrid, 1974) has won the VI Audemars Piguet Prize for the production of a work of art at ARCO Madrid. Her work, “In Dandanah“, is a project presented by the Lisbon gallery Madragoa and will be exhibited, within the Audemars... Read More
My Art Guide Madrid 218 Editorial Committee

My Art Guide Madrid 2018 Editorial Committee


My Art Guide Madrid is a digital issue dedicated to ARCOmadrid and the art week in Madrid, available online and on iOS app. This edition has been developed thanks to an incredible editorial committee formed by Lucia Casani (Director of La Casa Encendida),... Read More
Art Basel in Basel 2017 © Art Basel

Art Basel 2018: Galleries Announced


The 2018 edition of Art Basel, running June 14 -17, 2018, sees the participation of 293 premier galleries, from 35 countries across the world. News of this edition include the welcome to 17 galleries that join the fair for the first time including White... Read More
Gallery Weekend Berlin 2018

Gallery Weekend Berlin 2018: Galleries Announced


The 14th edition of Gallery Weekend Berlin presents exhibitions by emerging and established artists in 46 Berlin galleries. The weekend, running April 27 -29, is a celebration of the galleries, showcasing contemporary art in the places where the gallerists’... Read More

Featured Exhibitions

The not-to-be-missed exhibitions in Madrid

Esther Ferrer: Todas las Variaciones Son Válidas, Incluida Esta

Palacio de Velázquez
26/10/2017 - 25/02/2018

Esther Ferrer (San Sebastián, 1937), a pioneer and one of the leading representatives of performance art in Spain, began to participate in the activities of the ZAJ group (with Walter Marchetti, Ramon Barce and Juan Hidalgo) in 1967 and, since then, she made action art her main medium, although from 1970 she returned to make plastic works through photographs taken, installations, paintings based on the series of prime numbers or Pi, objects, and so on. Among these works stand out the series of Self-portraits (in process since 1981), Prime Numbers (developed through various spatio-temporal formats), or Educational Toys (1980s). Her work is part of the current of minimalist and conceptual art,... Read More
Esther Ferrer. En el marco del arte, Marsella, 1993
Photogram from Purple (2017). Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary Foundation © Smoking Dogs Films; Courtesy Lisson Gallery

John Akomfrah: Purple

Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza
20/02 - 25/03 2018

The Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza is presenting, together with TBA21–Academy, a video installation by award-winning British artist and filmmaker John Akomfrah. Through six large-format screens Akomfrah offers an immersive experience that focuses... Read More
Pulgares que Escriben y se Deslizan de DIS, La Casa Encendida

Pulgares que Escriben y Se Deslizan de DIS

La Casa Encendida
02/02 - 13/05 2018

(Pulgares que Escriben y Se Deslizan de DIS – Thumbs Writing and Sliding). DIS, a collective based in New York made up of Lauren Boyle, Solomon Chase, Marco Roso and David Toro, works in a wide range of formats and, recently, has changed its platform... Read More
Marcel Dzama, Courtesy of the artist

Marcel Dzama: Ya es hora

Galeria Helga de Alvear
15/02 - 28/04 2018

On the occasion of his third solo show with the gallery, Marcel Dzama (Winnipeg, Canada, 1974) is warning about the times we live in. The concept of the exhibition is connected to the theoretical, political and social principles developed by the dada... Read More
Hiroshi Sugimoto. Courtesy Ivorypress

Cahiers d’Art: From Calder to Sugimoto

21/02 - 05/05 2018

The show is featuring a series of limited editions published by Cahiers d’Art. The works on show will be those by Alexander Calder, William Kentridge, Per Kirkeby, Robert Longo, Thomas Schütte and Hiroshi Sugimoto. Founded in 1926 by Christian Zervos,... Read More


The most interesting artists exhibiting in Madrid during the Art Week
William Kentridge

Belen Uriel



Dzama Marcel


Cai Guo Qiang

Esther Ferrer



John Akomfrah


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