tagged: brussels

Paris Tearsheets: The Brussels Detour

by Lara Atallah
You can find more information about ArtSlant's Georgia Fee Artist/Writer Residency here.   I met Georges one August afternoon in what seemed like a serendipitous mise-en-scène. Itching for something sweet, I visited a bakery near my apartment where I struck up a conversation with the barista who was curious about my presence in Paris. Sitting within earshot was a woman who, overhearing me explain my project, suddenly exclaimed: “you have to meet Georges!!! He’s in Paris for the weekend and... [more]
Posted by Lara Atallah on 9/16/15

Interview with Chaim van Luit: A hunter-gatherer with his own assembly line

by Edo Dijksterhuis
Some people are called to the arts by way of a detour, but Chaim van Luit’s route is exceptional by any standard. Being a bit too restless for the regular educational system he dropped out of high school at 17 and joined the marines. He traveled the world working ten-hour shifts for months on end. At the end of his four-year tour he decided it was time for a change. After taking a special entry exam he was accepted at the Academy of Fine Arts in Maastricht. He laid down his gun and picked up... [more]
Posted by Edo Dijksterhuis on 10/27/14

The British (and the French) are coming!: Veterans meet new arrivals during Brussels Art Days

by Sam Steverlynck
That Brussels has a thriving art scene is no longer a secret to the international art community. We’ve reached the point where some media have even baptized what was formerly regarded as a dull and grey city as the “New Berlin.” There’s no better moment to check it out with your own eyes than during the seventh edition of Brussels Art Days (BAD), Brussels’ reply to the Gallery Weekend in Berlin you might say. Twenty-nine galleries open their doors next weekend, while others not affiliated under... [more]
Posted by Sam Steverlynck on 9/4/14
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