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The Collections

Elst Del Arco Foundation shows the private collections of the founders in two different open to the public exhibition spaces in Berlin, Germany and Barcelona, Spain.


Laura del Arco founded the Del Arco collection back in 2018, and is focused on supporting artists that explore female and self-representation, identity, belonging and gender portrayal. In her collection she supports female, non-binary and queer visions in the contemporary art landscape.

Oliver Elst started collecting in 2016 and his collection was at that time focussed on contemporary African art and its diaspora. In 2020 the collection evolved and opened to include a wider range of artists around the world in which he identifies potential and a unique and characteristic practice

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