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Exhibitions in Madrid coinciding with ARCO 2019

During the month of February, Madrid has prepared a wide cultural offering. The Reina Sofía Museum proposes an exhibition that draws attention to the active and significant participation of foreign artists in the post-war Parisian art scene, with works by creators based in the French capital such as Picasso, Kandinsky, Ellsworth Kelly, Palazuelo, Tinguely, Tamayo and Carmen Herrera. There will also be a retrospective of the Latin American conceptualist Luis Camnitzer and the Californian visual artist Horace Clifford Westermann. Also, the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum will present a retrospective exhibition in 2019 of the legendary artist Balthasar Klossowski de Rola, also known as Balthus.

Centrocentro will feature the exhibition Ganar Perdiendo [Win by Losing] dedicated to artists like Geir Tore Holm, Caroline Achaintre, Paper Tiger TV, Jorge Satorre, Pauline Boudry/Renate Lorenz, Marcel Broodthaers, Cian Dayrit, Aleksandra Domanovi, Juan Downey, Elvira Mirror Ayca, and Sheroanawë Hakihiiwë. La Casa Encendida and Matadero Madrid will host collective exhibitions, while the ABC Museum will host an exhibition on Ignacio Uriarte. And the Centro de Arte Alcobendas will host an exhibition based on the photographic collections of the IVAM.
 
During ARCO, Madrid also reveals interesting contemporary art collections in both private spaces and exhibition halls. Instante Fundación will host a show promoted by CIFO Europe with Peruvian artists from the collection of Ella Fontanals Cisneros, Alberto Rebaza Torres, Armando Andrade de Lucio, Juan Carlos Verme Giannoni and Carlos Marsano. Sala de Arte Santander will exhibit the Teixeira De Freitas collection and the Royal Academy of Fine Arts of San Fernando will exhibit the Eduardo and Mariana Hochschild collection. Nave Sánchez-Ubiría will put the Cachola collection and the Sánchez-Ubiría collection into a dialogue.