29 JANUARY – 5 FEBRUARY 2023

BRUSSELS EXPO | HEYSEL

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BRAFA LOVES CULTURE AND WANTS TO SHARE IT!
Brafa wants to keep you curious with the BRAFA ART TALKS, a series of daily lectures. Join us every day from Saturday 28 January to Sunday 5 February 2023 at 4 pm - except on Monday 30 January 2023 - for a talk given by an important figure from the art world, from museum curators and art market experts to collectors, who will share their particular knowledge and expertise. These events offer visitors a wonderful chance to discover artists, periods, artworks and famous art-world characters, and to learn more about the art market!

Free access.
From Saturday 28 January to Sunday 5 February 2023 at 4 pm at the King Baudouin Foundation (stand n°131)

Except on Monday 30 January 2023
Download the full programme here


28/01/2023

Aller-Retour. Dutch artists in Paris 1789-1914

By Mayken Jonkman, Senior Curator of Nineteenth-Century Art at the RKD (Netherlands Institute for Art History)

Mayken Jonkman, LLM, MA will take you on a journey to the nineteenth century in Paris. The city...

29/01/2023

Theodoor Rombouts. A virtuoso of Flemish Caravaggism

by Dr. Frederica Van Dam, Curator of Old Masters at the Fine Arts Museum in Ghent

On the occasion of its 225th anniversary, the Fine Arts Museum in Ghent will be organising the very first monographic...

31/01/2023

Brussels 1893, the birth of Art Nouveau

by Benjamin Zurstrassen, Curator at the Horta Museum


The talk will analyse the reasons for the birth of Art Nouveau, an unprecedented artistic and architectural form of expression in Brussels around 1893:...

01/02/2023

Art and money

Panel discussion led by Amid Faljaoui, Director of the economic magazine Trends Tendance and Guy van Wassenhove, Curator of the Baillet Latour Fund

The panel will present the financial aspects of the art...

02/02/2023

The King Baudouin Foundation’s Art Nouveau collection

By Prof. Dr. Werner Adriaenssens, Curator of 20th Century Collections, Museum Art & History, Brussels

Art Nouveau, which reached its peak around 1900, was the first truly Belgian style. It is associated...

02/02/2023

Why protecting heritage is a public/private story

By Sabine Taevernier, Vice-Chairman Topstukkenraad Vlaanderen

Flanders possesses a movable cultural heritage of exceptional importance. With the Masterpiece Decree, the Flemish government is seeking to...

03/02/2023

Creativity in leadership

By Miluska van t'Lam, Editor-in-chief of Harper's Bazaar magazine, in conversation with Carmen Willems, Director General of the Royal Museum of Fine Arts Antwerp and Christiane Struyven, art historian...

04/02/2023

Diamonds: time for clarity

By Eric Hemeleers, CEO of Eeckman Art & Insurance, in dialogue with Cédric van den Abeele, Partner & Key Account Manager at Anglo Belge and Ellen Joncheere, CEO of HRD Antwerp (Diamond High...

05/02/2023

Building a digital collection: risks and opportunities for the collector

By François Toussaint, CEO ARTTS, Sari Depreeuw, IP lawyer and partner in Crowell & Moring’s Brussels office and Elie Auvray, co-founder of logion

Following in the footsteps of...