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Category: Street Art Tour

Madrid Street Art Tour (Part III)

1 June, 2020

Route 3: La Latina – Los Austrias  Distance: 1 km Time of route: 40 min aprox. We have already toured through the neighborhoods of Chueca and Chamberí on our first Street Art route in the capital and we did the same during the second route through the Embajadores and Lavapiés areas. We have seen murals […]

Madrid Street Art Tour (Part II)

11 May, 2020

Route 2: Embajadores – Lavapies Distance: 2 km Time of route: 1 hour aprox. After our first Street Art walking tour discovering some of the large-scale mural interventions in the area of Fuencarral street and Chamberí neighborhood in Madrid (click here to check it out), we now move to the Downtown area to come across […]

Madrid Street Art Tour (Part I)

30 April, 2020

Route 1: Fuencarral – Chamberí Distance: 4 km Time: 1h30 min Madrid city walls have their own life. Since 2017, up to 20 national and international artists have visited the capital of Spain to intervene walls of the city center invited by Urvanity Art in collaboration with the City Hall. Streets have merged with geometric […]

Manifesto

URVANITY ART

The new contemporary art fair

It is manifest that for several decades new practices, values and codes have coexisted in the cultural landscape of our cities, occupying a place in the world of contemporary art. The issue is how to tie them together, and this cannot be achieved only by means of an urban art fair. Therefore, Urvanity has been conceived as a platform for a New Contemporary Art.

To speak of new art is to catalyze a contemporary project with a historical perspective because “all that is not tradition is plagiarism.” Notably, Urvanity advocates proposals (with a strong base in the urban context of the 1970 ́s up until today) that construct a dialogue with modernity, and, as a result, provide a setting from which we can explain the world around us. It is important not only to consider the work itself but to understand the public space where this very work is composed and that it at the least convey an aesthetic experience.

Urvanity seeks to explore and thus imagine possible future scenarios for this New Contemporary Art, thanks in part to alliances with other initiatives and promoters of culture in our city. To support the creation and spreading of ideas, as well as facilitate access to these practices of contemporary creation that define our vast cultural urban landscape.

Urvanity Art,
Madrid

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URVANITY ART

New Contemporary Art Fair // 25-28  February 2021 // COAM 63 Hortaleza Street, Madrid (Spain)

Press inquiries
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Project Manager
Victoria Ríos // victoria@urvanity-art.com

General info
info@urvanity-art.com

Exhibitor Relations
Elisa Montesinos // elisa@urvanity-art.com

Director
Sergio Sancho // sergio@urvanity-art.com

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