Brussels Art Days 2009

Brussels Art Days 2009

Brussels Art Days

September 3, 2009

Brussels Art Days
General reopening of Brussels
art galleries:
September 12th and 13th, 2009

Nowadays widely acknowledged as one of the potentially most influent contemporary art places in the world, Brussels is presenting its 2009 edition of Brussels Art Days.

For its second edition, the B.A.D. mutates to a whole week-end and grows to a bigger event. After great succes in 2008, we are pleased to announce the general reopening of Brussels art galleries, on the week-end of September 12th and 13th 2009.

This year, 27 spaces will take part, all around Brussels, with an improved free shuttle service on Saturday afternoon, allowing visitors to easily move from space to space, around a great mix of historical and major exhibitions as well as fresh discoveries and more entertainment…


A.L.I.C.E. – “The Unconsoled” Cleon Peterson –

aliceday – Romuald Hazoumé –

Crown – “Surprising Landscapes” José Maria Mellado –

Etablissement d’en face – Aline Bouvy & John Gillis –

Les Filles du Calvaire – Erwan Mahéo, Emmanuelle Villard, Jim Lee –

Erna Hécey – “Market Forces Part 1 & 2″ –

Greta Meert – Robert Barry –

Galerie Moba/Nomad – “Creole Identities” Jean-François Boclé –

Jan Mot – Tris Vonna-Michell –

Elisa Platteau – Neal Beggs, François Curlet, Anne Daems, Kenneth Andrew Mroczek –


Baronian_Francey – “Jack Freak Pictures” Gilbert & George –

Catherine Bastide – “If and only if” Cieslik und Schenk –

Fréderic Desimpel – “Secret Room” Rebecca Bournigault –

Pierre-Marie Giraud – “Le Blanc” Martine Bedin, Rose Cabat, Valérie Hermans, Hyeyong Kim, Louiselio, Tony Marsh, Kristin McKirdy, Ritsue Mishima, Ron Nagle, Nadia Pasquer, Alain Vernis –

Gladstone Gallery – “Games of Desire” Shirin Neshat –

Charles Riva Collection – “Selected Works, 1999-2006″ Jim Lambie –

Sorry We’re Closed – Guillaume Bresson –

Verrière – “Caresse” Aïda Kazarian –


Aeroplastics – Léopold, Till, Renate, Alex Rabus (The Rabus Show) –

Box Galerie – “Recent Works” Michael Kenna –

Rodolphe Janssen – Jeanneret, Le Corbusier, Perriand, Prouvé –

Jozsa Gallery – Yerbossyn Meldibekov –

Elaine Lévy Project – “I wanna be chinese” Rainer Ganahl –

Meessen De Clercq – ground floor: Ellen Harvey / first floor : Vincent Fortemps –

Nathalie Obadia – Pascal Pinaud –

Taché-Lévy Gallery – “Pictural Abstraction” curated by Ariel-Roger Paris, Alex Brown, Melissa Gordon, Jorge Pardo, Jennifer West –

think.21 – “Chapter 9″ Angelo Plessas –


On Saturday, in each zone, a shuttle is going around all-day long stopping in each gallery.

There will be shuttles from zone A to zone B and from zone B to zone C every 20 minutes (Jan Mot – Gladstone Gallery & Gladstone Gallery – Rodolphe Janssen).

Shuttles from zone A to zone C every 45 minutes (Jan Mot – Rodolphe Janssen).


Alongside the main project of the 2009 edition of Brussels Art Days, there will be a series of special off-projects across Brussels in random places and institutions of contemporary art.

*Nocturne at the WIELS on Saturday night. Exhibitions (Ann Veronica Janssens, Ben Cain) will be open until 9PM.

*Opening of “Actors & Extras” on Saturday from 6PM on, at argos Centre for Arts and Media.

*For more action on Saturday night, Café Modèle will be “the” meeting point. Special event organized with show by Gregory Decock and BAD2 official party with DJ Playmoboy & visual effects by guest VJ from 10PM until late.

*On Sunday, special finissage event (11AM to 2PM) at the Musée d’Ixelles, last day of “Fading”, exhibition of more than 40 contemporary Belgian painters.



Direction: Elaine J. Levy
Press & Communication: Maud Salembier, Lilou Vidal
Coordination: Gaëlle Fischer
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