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SELECTION COMMITTEE > ADVISORY BOARD

published on 07.06.24

Under the impetus of Virginie Devillez, Art on Paper's senior advisor, the fair has redesigned its selection committee to create a broader strategic committee, including experts in modern and antique drawing as well as gallery representatives. Art on Paper has chosen to surround itself with a committee of art professionals, experts and collectors to support its development and influence in Belgium and abroad.

Find out its 2024 Advisory Board here!

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CLOSING OF THE EECKMAN ART PRIZE 2024!

published on 03.06.24

The call for entries for the Eeckman Art Prize 2024 closes on Wednesday June 5th.

All the details here!

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EECKMAN ART PRIZE 2024 - the call for projects is open!

published on 07.05.24

The EECKMAN ART PRIZE is open exclusively to artists and art students whose practice reflects an affinity with drawing.

The winner of the EECKMAN ART PRIZE wins the opportunity to exhibit their work as a solo show during the Art on Paper fair (3-6 October 2024) and will be exhibited in the Eeckman reception areas during Brussels Drawing Week (30/09/2024 to 6/10/2024).

Since 2023, the winner will also be invited by Eeckman to present their work within the Group's PatrimOne international network in Paris, Geneva and/or Monaco.

The call for projects is open from 02 May to 05 June 2024.

More info through this link.

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INCREASE IN VAT ON WORKS OF ART IN BELGIUM, CULTURE IS IN DANGER!

published on 07.05.24

Artists, museum directors, dealers and auction houses are joining forces to express their concern about Belgium's transposition of the European Union's "rates directive" 2022/542, which requires Member States to partially abolish, as of 1 January 2025, the special profit margin regime to which the art market sector has been subject since 1996.

The whole info through this link.

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Virginie Devillez brings her expertise and advice as Senior Advisor to Art on Paper.

published on 24.04.24

Senior advisor and member of the Advisory Board, Virginie Devillez is now actively contributing to the strategic development, artistic programming and implementation of the 9th edition of the fair in Brussels.

Active in the art world for over 25 years, Virginie Devillez is a Belgian and international art expert, researcher and curator. She holds a doctorate from the Université libre de Bruxelles (2001), after which she was Curator at the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, where she was project manager for the Magritte Museum inaugurated in 2009. She went on to manage the Daniel Templon and Micheline Szwajcer galleries before becoming an expert in Impressionist, Modern and Contemporary Art at Sotheby's from 2016 to 2023.

Virginie Devillez is also a member of the René Magritte Appraisal Committee, a scientific collaborator at the Université libre de Bruxelles, guest curator at the Ostend and Pont-Aven Museums for the project dedicated to the Belgian Impressionist painter Anna Boch and, more recently, guest curator at the Delta in Namur for the exhibition "La carte postale, objet de collection, œuvre d'art".

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ART ON PAPER 2024 - PIN YOUR AGENDAS!

published on 24.04.24

Art on Paper will be opening its doors from October 3rd to 6th at the Gare Maritime. Mark your calendars! 

thursday 03 October 2024 > upon invitation only

> 14h00 > 18h00 - VIP Preview  
> 18h00 > 22h00 - Vernissage

friday 04 to sunday 06 October 

> 11h00 à 19h00 - Open to the public 

Address: Gare Maritime - Tour&Taxis - rue Picard 11, 1000 Brussels

> For practical information on how to get to the fair, click here

 

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ART ON PAPER 9TH EDITION, 03-06.10.2024

published on 17.04.24

The 2024 edition of Art on Paper, the international drawing fair, will be held from Thursday October 3rd to Sunday 6th at the Gare Maritime (Tour&Taxis) in Brussels. 

After a first edition acclaimed by exhibitors and nearly 12,000 visitors, Art on Paper will bring together more than 60 galleries for the second time at the Gare Maritime, transformed into a grand drawing palace in Brussels during Brussels Drawing Week. 

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Gallery applications for the 9th edition of Art on Paper are open

published on 17.04.24

Gallery applications are open. The deadline is June 5th.
All applications will be submitted to the fair selection committee, to be announced shortly. The selection of participating galleries will be unveiled by the end of June.

To learn more about the fair, click here.

If you have any questions or wish to get more information, contact info@artonpaper.be

 

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INSTITUTIONS & EVENTS 2023

published on 06.10.23

The Block 7 of Gare Maritime will host six Belgian institutions from October 5th to 8th, 2023, during the 4th edition of the Brussels Drawing Week. The institutions and events to discover include: • Centre de la Gravure et de l’Image imprimée with the exhibition One museum : three collections and the engraving workshop Who is it?

• Cultuurcentrum Strombeek with the exhibition Sound of a moment by Gwendolyn Lootens

• Design Museum Brussels with the exhibition Christophe Gevers: Sketches and Plans

• ENSAV La Cambre with the collective exhibition SOME BODY STRANGE and its performances

• KBR with the collective exhibition Congolines. Congolese works on paper (c.1920-1940) from the collection of KBR

• Museum of Ixelles with the collective exhibition Museum of Ixelles x Art on Paper

For more information about the Brussels Drawing Week program, please visit the website https://www.drawingweek.brussels

 

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TALKS TALKS TALKS

published on 06.10.23

Join us on Friday October 06 2023 for Talks Talks Talks, and discover a half-day program of meetings and debates around drawing and works on paper. These discussions will be led by speakers from a variety of institutions, covering a wide range of topics related to the practice of drawing.

* TALK I - 1pm-2pm : « The worlds of drawing » presented by Barbara Soyer from the editorial and curatorial platform The Drawer with the participation of the artists Léa Belooussovitch et Sophie Whettnall

* TALK II - 2:30 - 3:30 pm : « Traces of Traveling Art » presented by Laura Kollwelter and Lise Vandewal in English for the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium

*TALK III - 4pm-5pm: « When the trace becomes a sign, drawing as a concept » presented by Mathilde Recoing for Atelier Claude Panier

* TALK IV - 17:30-18:30 : « Technical drawings and archives – Communicating, enhancing, preserving » presented by Giovanna Massoni & Thierry Belenger in French for Design Museum Brussels Learn more about these conferences here https://www.drawingweek.brussels/fr/edition-2023-events/