Culture Archive

6 Apr 2016
From 22 to 24 April, Art Brussels takes place, a contemporary art fair corroborating Brussels’ reputation as Europe’s most upcoming and exciting art city. The 34th edition of Art Brussels will be organized in a new location, Tour... Read More
4 Apr 2016
Throughout history, the burning of books has aroused many horrified reactions and was never a good sign. It plunges us back into the darkest moments of history, invariably attesting to a defeat of literature, poetry... Read More
1 Apr 2016
The Italian writer Umberto Eco, who recently died on 19 February, described the role that Brussels can play as capital of Europe as follows: “The capital of the European Union should become a foyer culturel, a... Read More
28 Mar 2016
Seventeen seconds: that’s how long it takes the average visitor to view a piece of art. Slow Art Day challenges this sort of fleeting appreciation and invites the visitor to spend a whole ten minutes in admiration.... Read More
21 Mar 2016
There’s a revolutionary new expo at the Royal Museums of Fine Arts. “Bruegel. Unseen Masterpieces“ allows you to delve into the works of Pieter Bruegel the Elder. The project was launched jointly with the Google Cultural Institute in... Read More
18 Mar 2016
On 24 March 2016, the Millennium Iconoclast Museum of Art will open with the exciting exhibition “City Lights”. Located on the site of the former Belle-Vue brewery beside the canal, the MIMA will feature temporary... Read More
14 Mar 2016
Just when we thought that the boom of new art galleries would stop for a little while, there’s another new one emerging. The Chabah Yelmani Gallery, for example, landed in Brussels (Elsene) one year ago. For... Read More
5 Mar 2016
Twenty-five years ago, in 1991, Serge Gainsbourg died. He was a French singer, songwriter, pianist, film composer, poet, painter, screenwriter, writer, actor, and director. The French rock photographer Pierre Terrasson, who followed Gainsbarre during the last years of... Read More
3 Mar 2016
If you like real-life pictures of ruined architecture, the Louise186 building, one of Brussels’ art hotspots, is the place to be for you the coming month! The reason? There’s a pop-up going on of the... Read More
29 Feb 2016
In March, the Offscreen Film Festival presents a fine selection of special, new and unreleased films, giving a platform to independent, non-conformist filmmakers as well as to movies at the cutting edge of contemporary cinema. These... Read More
25 Feb 2016
Vincent Glowinski, alias Bonom, is one of Brussels’ most famous street artists. He’s often called “the Banksy of Brussels”. After decorating the face of the Botanique with his massive frescoes, he’s now occupying the Museum... Read More
23 Feb 2016
Thierry Struvay (1961) lives and works in Brussels. He has been collecting anonymous photographs for over 30 years  from flea markets and antiquarian book, print and paper fairs. After 4 years in New York, he has... Read More
16 Feb 2016
On Saturday 5 March 2016, head to the Brussels’ museums for the 9th Museum Night Fever, the annual big night out in the city’s museums. From 7pm until 1 o’ clock at night, no less... Read More
12 Feb 2016
Daniel Buren is a French minimalist conceptual artist, best known for using regular, contrasting colored stripes in an effort to integrate visual surface and architectural space, notably on historical, landmark architecture. The exhibition Daniel Buren: A... Read More
10 Feb 2016
Until 20 February, Xavier Hufkens Gallery is exposing recent work by the French artist Bertrand Lavier. The exposition focuses on a new series of paintings that belong to one of Lavier’s most iconic works: Walt Disney Productions. The... Read More
7 Feb 2016
On Friday 19th and Saturday 20th of February, the Botanique, our neighbour, will host Jasper Steverlinck, a Belgian singer and guitarist, for a concert at the Orangerie. After taking time working on his new solo... Read More
4 Feb 2016
From 26 to 29 February 2016, the 8th edition of the Affordable Art Fair takes place in Tour & Taxis Brussels. This fair aims to make art as fun, affordable and accessible as possible. Thousands... Read More
2 Feb 2016
We want to present you Cristina Fernandez Nunez. Her new exhibition ‘In & Out’ is running until 19 February 2016. Landscapes, as a subject of observation, have always been a constant in her work. In... Read More
26 Jan 2016
Banned, proscribed, prohibited, censored, feared, dreaded, transgressed, trespassed – taboos are inherent to society and to mankind. The word “taboo” exists in every civilization and every culture. No matter what they are, taboos invariably stem... Read More
25 Jan 2016
On Saturday 30 January 2016, Brussels Colours takes place from 6 pm to midnight, at and around the Bourse. It’s a free event that focuses on unity, a plea for diversity to show the richness of the... Read More
19 Jan 2016
Last week, a new exhibition was opened at Rodolphe Janssen gallery in Brussels. “Balls & Glory” presents the works of 9 very diverse and emerging artists. The title of the exhibition not only refers to the eponymous... Read More
18 Jan 2016
At the Royal Museum of Fine Arts, you can normally visit exhibitions of famous artists such as Rubens or Jordaens. But for the expo “Museum’s Got Talent”, the spotlights are on the creations of the... Read More