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ARCOmadrid provides a space for debate on contemporary creation and the art market. This is a meeting point for the international art community, in which eminent professionals can exchange ideas and projects, while meeting the participating galleries, thus extending their network of contacts.

This is the meeting point of the international art community where top collectors and professionals will present their views, ideas and projects regarding the collection of contemporary art in sessions open to the public. Sponsored by: Fundación Banco Santander.

Jean-Jacques Aillagon. Former Minister, General Manager of Pinault Collection, Paris.  
With the support of Institut Français de España en Madrid.
Judith Benhamou-Huet. Journalist specialised in the art world, Paris.
With the support of Ámbito Cultural El Corte Inglés.
Bea Espejo. Art critic and curator, Madrid.
Dani Levinas. Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Phillips Collection, Washington.
George Stolz. Art critic and curator, New York.

Organised by Miguel A. López and with the participation of artists, historians and curators, this forum will not only propose conversations about the special characteristics of Peruvian contemporary art and the cultural and social challenges it faces, but also about the past, the present and the future of contemporary art on a global level.

Miguel A. López. Co-Director and Chief Curator, TEOR/éTica + Lado V, San José/Lima.

The main contemporary art institutions will come together within the framework of a programme of conferences, working meetings and presentations in which ideas and discussions will be shared.

Ana Longoni. Public Activities Director, MNCARS, Madrid.
Tamara Díaz Bringas. Coordinator Cartas magazine MNCARS, Madrid.
Mabel Tapia. Coordinator L’Internationale, Madrid.

Talk dedicated to the study and analysis of the work of three historical artists participating in the Dialogues section.

Agustín Pérez Rubio. Curator Berlín Biennale 2020.


Reserved for professionals, only by invitation, these discussion platforms provide an opportunity to share ideas, exchange experiences and plan new proposals.
Tiago de Abreu Pinto. Independent curator, São Paulo.
Ilaria Gianni. Independent curator and writer, Rome.
Catalina Lozano. Associate Curator, Museo Jumex, and independent researcher, Mexico City.