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Portrait of the collector as a producer

by Sam Steverlynck
Much has been said about the so-called “Belgian collector.” For captains of industry and local dentists alike, collecting contemporary art almost seems to be part of the Belgian DNA—which explains why the country is reputed for having the highest concentration of art collectors per square kilometer. Yet, as more and more Parisian collectors make the move to Brussels, the Belgian collector is becoming increasingly French. In addition to Art Brussels’ , the strong presence of collectors in... [more]
Posted by Sam Steverlynck on 4/22/14
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Homage to the fair’s most important asset

by Edo Dijksterhuis
It was in the mid-eighties that the organizers of Art Brussels approached Amsterdam’s KunstRAI—later known as Art Amsterdam—with a proposition to merge the two fairs. Both events were then only a few years old and scraping along in a slowly developing art market. The new event would take place alternatingly in the Dutch and the Belgian capital. The Northern party declined. In 2007 Art Cologne changed its date from fall to spring. The world’s oldest fair for modern and contemporary art was... [more]
Posted by Edo Dijksterhuis on 4/21/14
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Be Film Festival

Once a year, since 2005, Brussels hosts the Be Film Festival and invites some of the leading lights of Belgian cinema. Belgians and tourists alike come to be part of this festive cinematic experience. The 2011 edition marks the first collaboration of BOZAR CINEMA with CINEMATEK and will take place from 20 to 23 December. Be sure to save these dates in your diary. The programme of this unmissable Belgian cinematic event includes a retrospective of films that came out during 2011 - a unique... [more]
Posted by Abhilasha Singh on 12/10/11
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