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Pablo Palazuelo Temps Blanc Museums Buy Big at ARCO Madrid 2012   artmarketblog.comAs the Latin American art market continues to strengthen, the market for Spanish art follow suit.  The success of the 2012 edition of the ARCO Madrid art fair is testament to the desire for works by artists associated with the Latin American market.

The Reina Sofia purchased 17 works of art by fifteen artists from ARCOMadrid totaling € 800,000, including Pablo Palazuelo’s “Temps Blanc” as well as Esteban Francés’s “Arrangez vous”.  The total list of acquired works is as follows:

PABLO PALAZUELO
Temps blanc, 1959
Oil on canvas
145 x 75 cm
Elvira González Gallery

ESTEBAN FRANCÉS
Arrangez vous, 1939
Oil on canvas
50 x 65 cm
Oriol Gallery

ALBERTO GRECO
Qué grande sos, 1961/2012
Edition 1/10
Photo of Sameer Makarius
Henrique Faria Fine Art Gallery

SANJA IVEKOVIC
Structure, 1976-2011
Collage: 100fotoscon handwriting
200 x 100 cm.
Espai Gallery Viewer

JAMES WELLING

Series

B98 The Wanderer for Ella Grasso,

1980
Photography
34.9 x 27.9 cm

James Welling B3, 1980
Photography
34.9 x 27.9 cm

James Welling_B17 2-29 II, 1980
Photography
34.9 x 27.9 cm
34.9 x 27.9 cm
Marta Cervera Gallery

Series
James Welling_46, 1984
Gelatin silver vintage
40.6 x 50.8 cm

James Welling_50, 1984
Gelatin silver vintage
40.6 x 50.8 cm.
Marta Cervera Gallery

LUIS CAMNITZER
Masacre de Puerto Montt, 1969
Photocopy adhesive vinyl wall and floor
Variable dimensions
One of a kind and 1 in English
Parra Romero Gallery

ERLEA MANEROS
Exercises on abstraction, 2009
India ink on paper off-set
8 drawings
Mugica Racing Gallery

ADRIÀ JULIÀ
Installation:
Marcus Spring Cottage, 2008
16mm video installation, silent film in b / w 16mm, 3 min. (Loop)
A4 paper silhouettes, c-stand, painted wall, clips

Colts Neck township residents look over the wreckage of the 123-year-old Phalanx House which was burned yesterday morning, 2009
Photo inkjet print on paper 28 x 35.5 cm

A piece of History, 2009
Photo inkjet print on paper
28 x 35.5 cm
Soledad Lorenzo gallery

LEONOR ANTUNES
Discrepancies with T.P., 2012
Installation only
Teak Wood
270 x 400 cm
Isabella Gallery Bortolozzi

RENATE LORENZ  and PAULINE BOUDRY
Salomania, 2009
Installation with film 17 min and 11 photos
Edition of 5 +2 AP
Gallery Edb Proyects

IRENE KOPELMAN
Meditation Piece, 1959
Installed in 5 rows of 6 frames (150 x 180 cm), total 30dibujosen
28.5 x 28.5 (each frame)
Motive Gallery

JOSÉ DÁVILA
Untitled ( Félix Candela), 2011
Piezografía on photo paper
99.6 x 351 cm. 4/5
Galería Travesía Cuatro

JOACHIM KOESTER
My Frontier is an Endless Wall of Points (Aferter the Mescaline Drawings of Henri Michaux), 2007
Film in b / w 16 mm, silent, 10 min. 24 sec. (Loop) Ed 1/5
Elvira González Gallery

PEP AGUT
Distància Zero, 1994
Acrylic, canvas for painting, screws
216 x 300 cm
Galería dels Angels

Rescue attemp. Nonsense (Tentativa de salvación. Absurdo), 1994
Wood photosensitive b / n, glass, cylindrical pedestal and turntable
157 x 63 cm
Galería dels Angels

PEDRO G. ROMERO
FX Archive: input: the house, 1999-2007
Project is part of the empty city. With the participation of dancers
IsraelGalván
Video 21 min. Edition 7
Galería Casa sin fin

The Coca-Cola Foundation Juan Manuel Sainz de Vicuña acquired a total of 12 works by artists including Secundino Hernández and Lucia Vallejo, Cabello/Carceller, Alvaro Perdices, Dionisio González, José Guerrero, Gabriela Albergaria, José María Rosa and María Bleda, Teresa Solar, Cristina Lucas and Adriana Molder.  The new works, which will join the more than 330 works forming part of the collection, follow the line and policy of the foundation to acquire works of all media of contemporary art.

image:

Pablo Palazuelo’s “Temps Blanc”

**Nicholas Forrest is an art market analyst, art critic and journalist based in Sydney, Australia. He is the founder of http://www.artmarketblog.comt Museums Buy Big at ARCO Madrid 2012   artmarketblog.com, writes the art column for the magazine Antiques and Collectibles for Pleasure and Profit and contributes to many other publications.

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