LINZ- The Belgian artist Koen Vanmechelen (47) receives a 'Golden Nica' award, aka the Oscars of Media Art, for his Cosmopolitan Chicken Project.
Maryam Najd is currently in residency at the Frans Masereel Centrum, working on her 'Non existence Flag Project' ...
J.M. Coetzee and Berlinde De Bruyckere have followed and admired one another's work for years. For the 55th Venice Biennale, they engage in an unusual form of collaboration. "I have been touched by her work in ways that are often obscure to me" (Coetzee).
M HKA and Wiels score high in Artforum's "Best of 2012". M HKA was chosen for its retrospective exhibitions of Chantal Akerman “Too Far, Too Close” and Jimmie Durham “A Matter of Life and Death and Singing” whereas Wiels distinguished itself with the exhibition on Alina Szapocznikow “Sculpture Undone, 1955-1972”.
Art Brussels is pleased to announce the appointment of Katerina Gregos as Artistic Director of the 31st edition of the fair. Katerina Gregos aims at developing a new artistic vision and undertaking the fair's programming, in a moment of transition for the organisation.
Flemish Minister of Culture, Joke Schauvliege, awarded the Prize of the Flemish Community for Visual Arts 2011-2012 to artist Michaël Borremans. The jury honored Michaël Borremans as "an intriguing and honest artist for whom beauty is not taboo and whose authentic oeuvre perpetuates the international image of the pictorial tradition in Flanders."
ICI is proud to announce that Nav Haq and Jay Sanders have both been selected by Hans Ulrich Obrist, as recipients of ICI’s 2012 Independent Vision Curatorial Award. The honor reflects ICI’s commitment to supporting curators from around the world who have shown exceptional creativity and prescience in their exhibition-making, research, and related writing.
Raoul De Keyser, one of Belgium's major abstract painters, deceased at 82 years old. De Keyser worked since the 60s to a very personal body of work which cannot be reduced to any fixed category.
In "Cripplewood", her site specific installation, De Bruyckere builds upon her existing oeuvre - intertwining life and death in intimate sculptures - in relation to the historical context of Venice.
DICIF (Digital Cinema in Flanders) invites you to put forward a proposal as to how your company can assist in the digital transition of a group of 15 venues in Flanders, Belgium. Applications are welcomed from appropriately qualified and experienced companies, or from a consortium of companies who have decided to work together and whose collective approach may more fully meet the needs and requirements of DICIF.
In order to make ‘Arts Flanders’ an even more attractive platform for the international visitor, a new lay-out has been designed.
04/11/2009 - In the context of Europalia China, recent Chinees and Belgian artists are presented by artists/curators Ai Weiwei and Luc Tuymans in a big contemporary exhibition in BOZAR.
22/10/2009 - The work of Jos de Gruyter and Harald Thys will be presented at Fundação Caixa Geral de Depósitos — CULTURGEST in Porto from October 24 until december 23, 2009...
21/10/2009 - Gemak looks at life before and after the Wende, through an exhibition with work by Dora García and Maix Mayer, and a programme of activities featuring lectures and debate....