ARCO 2017

ARCO 2017

The 1st Catalina D'Anglade Prize during the 36th edition of the International Contemporary Art Fair, ARCOmadrid 2017 took place on February 22nd.

The selection of the finalist work was carried out by an experts and advisers group in contemporary art, who awarded the prize to the Portuguese artist Fernanda Fragateiro for her work "Unread" (2015).

The award ceremony took place at Elba Benítez’ stand, Art Gallery where the work was exhibited. The award was given by the designer Catalina D'Anglade herself in the presence of Carlos Urroz, ARCOmadrid Director.

Fernanda Fragateiro is a versatile artist who seeks for materials, objects and spaces, transforming them, bringing them to life and revealing their forgotten history. 

Together with Catalina D'Anglade, she will create a new universe shown on design objects during 2017.