Le Dictateur, 2010
technique mixte sur toile
200 x 150 cm
Every year in April, Art Brussels welcomes 30 000 professionals, collectors and art lovers from all over the world. Art Brussels is the European platform for upcoming talents in the field of contemporary art and focuses as well on strong established galleries representing a selection of their highest-quality paintings, sculptures, photography, video and installations.
Art Brussels offers a choice of 170 galleries, nominated in accordance with a rigorous quality-based selection procedure. The international selection committee places particular emphasis on the work of young creatives in contemporary art.
The fair has the most international profile of any other fair in Europe, with 80% of its participants coming from over 25 countries
Art Brussels yearly attracts 30 000 art enthusiasts, including a considerable number of art collectors, critics, journalists, curators and other decision makers; one in five visitors comes from outside Belgium. A VIP Privilege programme welcomes over 300 collectors from throughout the world, treating them to free overnight accommodation and a stimulating off-programme. Moreover, Belgium and Art Brussels itself represent a substantial number of significant art collectors. Compared to many other countries, the concentration of art collectors in Belgium is remarkable.