Many contemporary artworks exist all over the region. These showcases of a number of disciplines can be seen as you walk through the streets of Brussels. There’s, for example, “La Betonneuse” by Wim Delvoye on Quai au Foin, or Arne Quinze’s monumental “The Sequence” next to the Flemish Parliament. Thanks to the artists and gallery owners, creativity is everywhere in every district. There’s also Art to be found in the design of some restaurants such as the Kwint, and in the interior design of hotels such as the Bloom or the White Hotel. But it’s also on our plates, with expert traditional chocolatiers such as Marcolini and many others.
What is design? And what is Belgian design? When does a product become an icon, the image of which sticks in everyone's mind? How does it become a bestseller?
Contemporary artists from all over the world look at the relationship between music, the cultures surrounding it, and society.
For his exhibition at WIELS, his first in Belgium and one of his largest to date, the artist will present a panoramic survey of both new and older work in addition to an artist-curated exhibition within the exhibition. Curator: Elena Filipovic
The reorganization of the modern and contemporary art collections of the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium is gradually taking shape in a place where they will benefit from a new visibility.
A building made entirely out of wood, community gardens in the heart of the city, apartments for artists, a crèche… Contemporary architecture really does exist in Brussels!
Brussels has an impressive number of contemporary art galleries, private collections and art centers. To know about their exhibitions program and their previews, be sure to get the NECA flyer.
WIELS, the Contemporary Art Centre in Brussels, is an international laboratory for the creation and the diffusion of contemporary art.
Formerly situated within the workshop of photographer Damien Gard, the MACADAM GALLERY project has now moved to an all-new space. The project now occupies it's own 160m2 gallery in the heart of the well-known old working-class district of Brussels: the Marolles...