Jaume Collboni, first deputy mayor of the Barcelona City Council and leader of the PSC in the Catalan capital, attended the Círculo Ecuestre this Wednesday, December 14, to participate in the official opening of the third edition of the International Circle of Modern and Contemporary Art By invitation.
The Vice President of the Círculo Ecuestre and curator of the exhibition, Enrique Lacalle, and the President of the institution, Antonio Delgado, received the politician and accompanied him to visit the works of art by renowned artists such as Tàpies, Plensa, Picasso, Miró, Dalí or Barcelo.
Once the visit was over, Jaume Collboni assessed the importance of a cultural event of this magnitude in the Catalan capital: "We have to congratulate and celebrate that a prestigious entity from the Círculo Ecuestre has had this brilliant idea."
Collboni valued the projection that the exhibition gives to gallery owners and collectors: "It is very important to create points of reference in the city on gallery and art collecting."
Lastly, the first deputy mayor of Barcelona City Council thanked the initiative for being a stage for artists:
“By Invitation is a good starting point for highlighting modern and contemporary art artists. This will give a seal of identity to the city”.
For his part, Enrique Lacalle, Vice President of the Círculo Ecuestre and curator of the exhibition, was hopeful about the result of the third edition of the club's International Circle of Modern and Contemporary Art: "They are art galleries that exhibit around the world and we have managed to bring 23 of the best to the Círculo Ecuestre. We are very satisfied because there is a wide range of artists, paintings, modern and contemporary art”. He has also valued that it is a meeting point for art and promotion for galleries, who "need it so badly".