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Studio Visit

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Hilda Palafox (Mexico City, 1982) or Poni, her alter ego and the artistic name by which she is known, decided to leave her four-year job...
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Exhibitions are piling up! In spite of the slow pace at which the sector (and the planet itself!) are stretching out, the exhibitions are still...
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We're back another month with one of our favourite and most visited articles: artist's cultural recommendations. We move to the tropical rhythms of Space Surimi...
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Inside Jaime Colsa’s art collection

Jaime Colsa (Cantabria, 1972) has been an art collector since he was a teenager and his hobby has not stopped. In his personal collection he...
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What about the galleries? Vol. II

Once again we bring together the directors of three Spanish art galleries to survey and talk about the current situation the art world is experiencing,...
Studio Visit

Studio Visit: Fidia Falaschetti

Named after Phidia, one of the most important Greek sculptors and painters, Fidia Falaschetti (Civitanova, Italy, 1977) grew up in a very creative and artistic family...
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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

Contact us

URVANITY ART

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

Press inquiries
pr@urvanity-art.com

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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