Brussels

April Fairs' pictures

Saskia Vanderstichele visited Art Brussels and Independent for us and came back with visitors photos.

Seeing Zen

Both feet firmly planted on the ground; your knees slightly bent; back straight and slightly tucked chin; breathing calmly. Now, you are in the perfect posture to discover and enjoy Seeing Zen, the…

Sentimental Brussels

The Brussels Centrale for Contemporary Art welcomes BXL Universel, a subjective and sentimental story about our capital – a place where sense and nonsense, opposing sensitivities, collide in humour…

Collector's portrait : Tobias Arndt

Tobias ArndtCollector's portrait:  It is because of the great white walls of his apartment he began collecting.

Say hello to Parra

Parra paints, draws, sculpts and also creates videos and music. Through his unique graphical style, powerful and recognizable, and his very limited colour palette – two blues, two reds, pink, black…

A piece of Italy in Brussels

Pure and monochrome, Turi Simeti’s immaculate canvases take us to the cultural scene of the 1950s and 1960s, which was feeding the transformation of Italian avant-garde movements. In the aftermath of…

Royal rebirth

Everyone is talking about the impressive opening of a new exhibition space in Brussels. The conversion of the disused Patinoire Royale in the Saint-Gilles district has produced a truly extraordinary…

Our icons

Once again Maison Particulière gives us a glimpse of the collectors’ mind-set, what lies behind their choice, their passions and obsessions. Icons refer to images that mark our collective and…

Brodzki in good company

Even though I have been admiring Philippe Brodzki’s statues for a long time, they never cease to take me to those far-away and yet ever so earthly worlds. Is their aura due to the clay from whence…

Building sets

What a great opportunity we have to see this retrospective exhibition of Luc Van Malderen’s oeuvre at the Rouge-Cloître art centre! Our Belgian artists are so rarely honoured in their own country.…

Emi-immi-grants

Jacques Derrida explored the notion of hospitality, presenting it as constantly threatened by its opposite, hostility. Indeed, in order to be hospitable, a person has to open the door to their home.…

Horta's residence, a priceless legacy

Established in the private house and studio that architect Victor Horta built at rue Américaine in Saint-Gilles, the Horta Museum is a place visited mostly by foreign tourists fond of Art Nouveau…