Brussels - April 22 till 26: An amazing weekend for the arts!19/03/2010
ART BRUSSELS 2010
April 23 - 26
The 28th edition of Art Brussels takes place from Friday 23 to Monday 26 April 2010, with
preview Thursday 22. 171 galleries from 23 countries and works by more than 1300 artists offer an insight of the current international contemporary art scene. Combined with an exciting VIP OFF programme, panel discussions, guided tours and many collaborations with private and public cultural institutions, Art Brussels welcomes more than 30.000 professionals, collectors and art lovers from Belgium and abroad.
Art Brussels conference programme
- April 23, 3-5pm: The Private-Public Collection: a Win-Win? Models for Public Private Partnerships in Art Storage (in collaboration with BAM and the University of Antwerp)
- April 24, 3-5pm: Committed collecting
- April 25, 3-5pm: Still Life as a dictionary: from the classical tradition to contemporary research.
More information: www.artbrussels.be
CONFERENCE - THE COMITÉ VAN ROOSENDAAL PRESENTS 'INSTITUTIONAL ATTITUDES'
April 24 - 25 (Beursschouwburg, Brussels)
The Comité van Roosendaal is a platform involving some of the leading contemporary art institutions in the Benelux/Rhineland area. It has been functioning for some years as a reflective meeting platform to discuss policy questions for public contemporary art institutions. With the conference 'Institutional Attitudes' the Comité van Roosendaal looks at its founding premise: the shared conviction that contemporary art institutions may be an important voice in society.
Invited speakers: Zdenka Badovinac, Bart De Baere, Miroslaw Balka, Bassam El Baroni, Manu Claeys, Ann Demeester, Charles Esche, Alex Farquharson, , Anselm Franke, Pascal Gielen, Ann Goldstein, Sofia Hernandez Chong Cuy, Marc Jacobs, Nataša Ilić, Marta Kuzma, Maurizio Lazzarato, Dieter Lesage, Vanessa Joan Müller, Julia Moritz, Dieter Roelstraete, Irit Rogoff, Nicolaus Schafhausen, Simon Sheikh, Frans Timmermans and Michael Turner.
More information: www.comitevanroosendaal.eu/...
BRUSSELS GALLERY NIGHT
April 23, 6 - 10 pm
Participating galeries: AEROPLASTICS contemporary, Aliceday, Baronian_Francey, Crown Gallery, Gladstone Gallery, Xavier Hufkens, Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Jozsa Gallery, fdc satellite Les filles du calvaire, Elaine Levy Project, Meessen De Clercq, Nomad Gallery, Galerie Nathalie Obadia Elisa Platteau Galerie, Almine Rech Gallery, Sorry we are closed, Think.21, Twig Gallery
More information: www.artbrussels.be/events.html
TRAJECTOR ART FAIR
April 23 - 25
More information: www.trajectorartfair.org
PA/PER VIEW: ART BOOK FAIR
April 22-25 (Wiels, Brussels)
PA/PER VIEW art book fair will bring together 33 of Europe's leading artist book publishers during Belgium's most intense contemporary art weekend. Leave your laptop behind and come and browse amongst the finest titles of these consistent players of the printed word and image.
On Thursday 22 April a panel discussion will deal with 'The Artist Book as Exhibition: Issues for Authors and Audiences'. Invited speakers: Elaine Sturtevant, Joost Smiers, Seth Siegelaub, Daniel McClean and Luc Derycke.
More information: www.merpaperkunsthalle.org/...