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What Not to Miss at Urvanity 2018

  • Anna Taratiel - Premutacions, 2017.
  • GR170, 2017
February 19, 2018
A philosophy graduate interested in theory, politics and art. Alias of Jelena Martinović.

Running between February 21st and February 25th, 2018 at LASEDE COAM in Madrid, Urvanity 2018 will once again serve as a meeting point where both expert and amateur art collectors can admire and purchase a carefully curated selection of New Contemporary Art. Offering a different kind of artistic content compared to other art fairs in the country, Urvanity Art Fair will showcase artworks ranging from Urban Art to Surrealist Pop.

Taking place across the city during five days, the youngest art fair will bring together 19 international and local galleries, accompanied by a program of talks with different national and international actors and a program of walls that will be announced soon.

Let’s take a look at the booths you should not miss!

Featured images: Anna Taratiel – Premutacions, 2017. Courtesy of Duran Gallery; GR170, 2017. Courtesy of Montana Gallery. All images courtesy of Urvanity.

  • Niels Shoe Meulman - Unlaced, 2016

Vroom & Varossieau

Founded in 2010 by Isabelle Vroom and Olivier Varossieau, Vroom & Varossieau Urban Contemporary Art in Amsterdam focuses on contemporary and street art movements, aiming to excite and inspire. Questioning the status quo and stirring things up, the gallery works with internationally diverse artists ranging from rising talent to acclaimed names in the field.

For Urvanity 2018, the gallery will bring pieces by L’Atlas, Richard Hambleton, Niels Shoe Meulman, and Tanc.

Featured image: Niels Shoe Meulman – Unlaced, 2016

  • JANA JS - Where have you gone, STF Moscato - Rumble in the jungle

Pretty Portal

Founded in 2007 by Klaus Rosskothen, Pretty Portal from Dusseldorf focuses on urban contemporary art. Through both group and solo shows, the gallery presents a mixture of established artists and emerging, fresh talents.

For Urvanity 2018, Pretty Portal will showcase Jana & JS, Thoe Lopez, Chazme, STF Moscato, and Guy Denning.

Featured image: Left: JANA JS – Where have you gone / Right: STF Moscato – Rumble in the jungle.

Art In The Game

Founded in 2015, Art in the Game from London is focused on the discovery and promotion of a new generation of artists from around the world. In addition to supporting promising new talents in all aspects of their career, the gallery chooses suitable places to exhibit.

For Urvanity 2018, the gallery will be bringing Add Fuel, Kan, Sébastien Preschoux, Thirsty BSTRD, and Zest.

Featured image: Left: Add Fuel – Inventory Diagonal Excercise, 2017 / Right: Sebastien – Preschoux Nimrod, 2016.