Artists Art Marbella

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As last year, I will be at Art Marbella with my Blog and Style Passion TV as official international Media Partner of this great art event. 

Art Marbella Modern Contemporary Art Show
Art Marbella Modern Contemporary Art Show


The third edition of Art Marbella, which will take place from July 28 to August 2 at the Palacio de Congresos y Exposiciones will grow in number of international exhibitors, and will have a number of important Spanish galleries participating for the first time, including Cayón and Galería Pilar Serra from Madrid, and Joan Prats from Barcelona, among others.  

According to Alejandro Zaia, director of Art Marbella, “the creation of the Advisory Board for this edition, - comprised of gallerists Pedro Carreras, Carles Taché and María Baró -, helped further establish the fair in the international art calendar, with participating galleries from France, the United States, England, Brazil, México, Switzerland, Austria, Sweden, Slovakia and Argentina.  A great opportunity to discover artists not previously exhibited in Spain.”


CAYÓN - Yves Klein
CAYÓN - Yves Klein


International galleries coming to Marbella this year include: Art Lounge, Sasha D Espacio de Arte, Del Infinito and Doble Zeta Art Gallery from Argentina; Baró Galeria de Brasil; Gallery CLU, RoFa Projects and Winn Slavin Fine Art from the United States; Gloria Cohen, Galerie Koralewski, Lieven De Buck Fine Arts and Maëelle Galerie from Francia; rosenfeld porcini and Maddox Art from England; SAMHART Gallery from Sweden; Gallery Steiner and SvH Atelier Gallery from Austria; Proyecto H Contemporáneo from México; Kún Kelemen Fine Arts from Slovakia; and Wadström Tönnheim Gallery from Sweden.

Spanish galleries include: CarrerasMugica, Carles Taché, Cayón, Max Estrella, Michel Mejuto, Galeria Joan Prats, Galería Pilar Serra, Galeria Contrast, Galería Hispánica, Galería Ángeles Baños, Aurora Vigil-Escalera, Galeria Senda, Galería silvestre, Tat Art, Galería Lucía Mendoza, Twin Gallery, Mirat Projects, Galería Fernando Latorre, Valid Foto, ASPA Contemporary, Shiras Galería, MR Art Gallery, Galería de Arte Gaudí, Javier Román, Kir Royal Gallery, Pedro Peña Art Gallery, STOA Gallery and Rodrigo Juarranz.  




This edition of Art Marbella will showcase Spanish masters like Joan Miró, Antoni Tàpies, Eduardo Chillida, Pablo Palazuelo, Albert Ràfols-Casamada and Jorge Oteiza alongside important contemporary artists such as Manolo Valdés, Luis Gordillo, Herminio, Susana Talayero, Jaume Plensa, Ignacio Llamas and David Magán, among others.

The international artists on display will include masters such as Lucio Fontana, Yves Klein and Mimmo Rotella, together with contemporaries like Cornelia Parker, Túlio Pinto, Michael Joo, Carlos Cruz-Díez, Mimmo Paladino y Masao Yamamoto.

Of particular interest will be the solo show by Enrique Brinkmann from Málaga, organised by London gallery rosenfeld porcini, which will showcase a selection of his abstract paintings exhibiting the sculptural qualities that characterise his work.


At Marbella presents in its third edition two important special projects by Dionisio González and Lita Cabellut

Dionisio González (Gijón, 1965) will exhibit for the first time during Art Marbella the series Thinking Central Park, his most recent work.  González is a renowned multidiscipline artist and photographer whose work can be found in the permanent collections of Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía and the Museum of Contemporary Photography of Chicago, among others.

Lita Cabellut (Sariñena, 1961), considered the contemporary Spanish artist most valued in the world, is another of Art Marbella’s strong artistic proposals, from the private collection of Gustavo Montoya.  Cabellut’s work is defined by the strength of her photorealistic portraits and her work on large scale canvasses using her own contemporary variation of the fresco technique.


GALERÍA PILAR SERRA - Ignacio Llamas -
S/T XXVII, from the series Soledades - Digital printing of pigmented inks on cotton paper, 2017. 120 x 80 cm


The fair dedicates a space for artists of proximity were has invited photographer María Carrión to exhibit her work, characterized by her search and play with ligh, in a space dedicated to Sotogrande.  

For the first time in 2017, Starlite will be a Sponsor of Art Marbella and will have a space of his own to exhibit the work of Emilio Machado, one of the spanish artists more trascendental internationally. Machado higlights because of his figurative works' quality that sorprises in every detail, with the same impact of his abstract work.

The Council of Genalguacil, also a Sponsor, will exhibit pieces from its permanent collection as well as a selection of works by numerous artists that have participated in Art Meetings it has sponsored for more than twenty years.


GALERÍA CARLES TACHÉ - Cornelia Parker - Endless Column IV 14 silver objects crushed, suspended on silver cables, 2012. 420 x 25 x 11 cm



The prestigious architecture firm estudio Herreros joins the team of ART MARBELLA as design advisors for the third edition.  estudio Herreros has produced the 2008 and 2009 editions of ARCOmadrid, the design of exhibition spaces at the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, and the upcoming Munch Museum in Oslo, among others.

Studio Herreros, located in Madrid, has 20 architects from seven different nationalities and reflects 30 years of experience of its founder, Juan Herreros, PhD Architect, Chair Professor of Architectural Design at Madrid School of Architecture and Full Professor at the GSAPP of Columbia University in New York and his partner Jens Richter, with more than 15 years at the firm.


From 28 July to 2 August 2017
Palacio de Congresos y Exposiciones de Marbella. Avda. José Meliá, 2.

Friday, 28 July | 17 - 22.30h – Professionals and Press. Not open to the public.
Saturday 29, Sunday 30, Monday 31 July, and Tuesday 1 August | 18 - 22.30h
Wednesday, 2 August | 12 - 22.30h


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