Collecting Forum: Collect Your Passions. Madrid, February 2014
During the third week of February, Madrid will host the 33rd edition of ARCO the International Contemporary Art Fair. Artists from Finland are the 2014 guest of honor. A selection of galleries chosen by Leevi Haapala, curator of the Kiasma Museum in Helsinki, has gathered Finland’s best contemporary artistic production. The presence at ARCOmadrid of well-known professionals from the art world provides an intensive calendar of meetings and debates, constituting a platform for reflection and exchange between guests and galleries that is particularly appreciated by Fair participants. In 2014, about 150 museum directors and curators will be invited, together with more than 100 curators and speakers. Javier Lumbreras will participate in a forum about Art Collecting on the 19th of February at 4 pm. The forum will be moderated by Estrella de Diego, a prolific essay writer and Contemporary Art professor.