First Barcelona Gallery Weekend

Barcelona Gallery Weekend

September 28, 2015

1–4 October 2015
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Barcelona Gallery Weekend is an art tour for enthusiasts, collectors, professionals and artists. It is destined to become a major annual event in Barcelona: lasting four days, during which Barcelona will showcase its vibrant art scene, the work of more than 60 distinguished artists will be on view in 40 art spaces.

21 of the city’s avant-garde and contemporary art galleries will simultaneously open their doors to show their best programmes.

Participating galleries and artists
A|34(Antoni Llena) / ADN Galeria (Bouchra Khalili) / àngels barcelona (Richard T. Walker) / Artur Ramon Art (The Prodigy, group exhibition) / Galeria Balaguer (Diego Pujal) / Sala Dalmau (Joaquín Torres-García) / Galeria Carles Taché (Opening exhibition, group show) / Galeria Estrany – de la Mota(Francesc Ruiz) / etHALL(Matt Madden) / Galeria Joan Prats (Perejaume) / Galeria Barbié (Avant-Garde Dimensions, group show) / Galeria Marc Domènech (Alberto Magnelli, Fausto Melotti and Joan Miró) / Galeria Marlborough Barcelona (Antonio López García) / Ana Mas Projects (Lucía C. Pino and Irene van de Mheen) / Mayoral (Salvador Dalí) / Nogueras Blanchard(Mladen Stilinović) / Palmadotze (Daniel G. Andújar and Rogelio López Cuenca) / ProjecteSD (Matt Mullican) / Galeria Senda (Mathieu Pernot) / Galeria Sicart / Joan Gaspar(Ruth Morán) /Galeria Trama (Ángel Marcos)

Programme of site-specific projects: Compositions
Under the direction of the curatorial team Latitudes, this programme consists of five temporary projects in singular locations, produced by artists who are either from Barcelona or work in the city.

David Bestué—Former Cosme Toda industrial complex
Dora García—Biblioteca del Campo Freudiano de Barcelona (Freudian Field Library)
Pere Llobera and Rasmus Nilausen—Gardens of La Central del Raval
Jordi Mitjà—Museo Geológico del Seminario de Barcelona
Daniel Steegmann Mangrané—Umbracle of Ciutadella Park

ARCO gallery walk
The ARCO gallery walk is a joint initiative of the ARCO Foundation and Barcelona Gallery Weekend, offering free guided tours of participating galleries for the purpose of introducing the public to the work of the featured artists.

Parallel programme
Some non-profit spaces and organizations join the programme to provide another perspective of art from their realms of work and investigation by presenting artists who are not necessarily regulars in the local scene.

Bar Project(Alex Martinis Roe, Gaby Felten and Maja Ćirić) / Homesession (Ryan Rivadeneyra) / Passatge Studio(Rafel G. Bianchi) /The Green Parrot (Teresa Solar Abboud)

Additionally, the city’s main museums and art centres join the programme with their own schedule of events, special hours and initiatives adapted to the public attending the event.

Blueproject Foundation / CaixaForum / CCCB / Centro de Arte Tecla Sala / Fabra i Coats. Centre d’Art Contemporani / Fundació Antoni Tàpies / Fundació Joan Miró / Fundació Suñol / Arranz-Bravo Foundation / Vila Casas Foundation / La Capella / La Virreina Centre de la Imatge / MACBA / MNAC / Museu Picasso / Mies van der Rohe Pavilion 

Barcelona Gallery Weekend is an initiative of Art Barcelona – Association of Contemporary Art Galleries of Barcelona

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