What is contemporary art?
By definition, contemporary art refers to the artistic work of our time, reflecting current social and cultural movements. Contemporary was the art of Leonardo da Vinci for those who lived in the 16th century.
However, contemporary art typically refers to works originating from the mid-20th century, after World War II. This contemporary art is reflected in the second avant-garde wave of the century, encompassing movements such as pop art, new French realism, conceptual art, minimalism, abstract expressionism, as well as hyperrealism, neo-figuration, installations, deconstruction, and urban art.
Pop art, new French realism, conceptual art, minimalism, abstract expressionism, hyperrealism, neo-figuration, installations, deconstruction, and urban art.
Madrid Contemporary Art
As an annual event, Art Madrid Art Madrid is a must-attend event for contemporary art that attracts an increasing international presence and a growing number of attendees,, showcasing numerous galleries and artists from all disciplines, including painting, sculpture, graphic work, photography, video art, artistic installations, etc. The fair is defined as an event close to the public and the reality of the art world, aware of future challenges and the positive impact of contemporary art.
In addition to having some of the best museums and annual art exhibitions in the world, Madrid boasts an interesting array of art galleries where we can firsthand enjoy the works of great artists or emerging artists. The panorama of Spanish art and design is thriving, and we are fortunate to be able to discover it and visit spaces like these where we can enjoy the finest art and even purchase it to decorate our homes.
We are fortunate to be able to discover it and visit spaces like these where we can enjoy the finest art and even purchase it to decorate our homes.
11 Recommended Spaces for Contemporary Art in Madrid
Where to Acquire Contemporary Art Paintings in Madrid Directly from the Artist?
From the Nuevas Galerías del Rastro, we recommend you visit Raúl Hernández’s artwork at his gallery.
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