Last Updated on January 19, 2023

The 39th edition of Art Brussels will take place from Thursday 20 April to Sunday 23 April 2023. One of the most exciting and established art fairs in Europe, Art Brussels 2023 will be held in Halls 5 and 6 of Brussels Expo, the Art Deco icon built for the 1935 Brussels International Exposition.
With numerous SOLO gallery presentations and a record number of dedicated REDISCOVERY stands, Art Brussels will continue to be more thoughtfully curated, engaging and compelling than ever. The fair will return with an exceptional international programme that offers a unique mix of established artists and emerging talent.
“A diverse range of artists and galleries is what has helped to establish Art Brussels as Europe’s leading fair for discovery. We’re excited about the move to Brussels Expo which will inject a new dynamic into the fair experience,” Nele Verhaeren, Managing Director of Art Brussels, said. “We’re working on surprising new elements alongside special commissions and museum calibre presentations. This includes the highest ever number of galleries in REDISCOVERY, featuring works from the 20th century, which will be exhibited in their own dedicated section for the first time.”

Art Brussels Exhibitors 2023

152 galleries are presented across the fair’s four sections: 99 in PRIME, 34 in DISCOVERY, 12 in REDISCOVERY, as well as 29 in the fair’s SOLO sub-section.

37 of the participating galleries are based in Belgium. Of these, the following are returning to the PRIME section, dedicated to mid-career and established artists: Baronian (Brussels, Knokke); De Brock (Knokke); dépendance (Brussels); Xavier Hufkens (Brussels); rodolphe janssen (Brussels); Harlan Levey Projects (Brussels); MARUANI MERCIER (Brussels, Knokke, Zaventem); Greta Meert (Brussels); Sorry We’re Closed (Brussels); Gallery Sofie Van de Velde & PLUS-ONE Gallery (Antwerp); Tim Van Laere (Antwerp); Axel Vervoordt (Hong Kong, Wijnegem); and Zeno X Gallery (Antwerp).

Among the international galleries participating in the PRIME section are: Almine Rech (Paris, Brussels, London, New York, Shanghai); Thomas Brambilla (Bergamo); Bernier/Eliades (Brussels, Athens); Ceysson & Bénétière (Geneva, Koerich, Lyon, New York, Paris, Saint-Etienne); C L E A R I N G (Beverly Hills, Brussels, New York); GaleriaVera Cortês (Lisbon); Gladstone (Brussels, Los Angeles, New York, Seoul); The Hole (Los Angeles, New York); Galerie Lelong & Co (New York, Paris); Mendes Wood DM (São Paulo, Brussels, New York); Nino Mier (Brussels, Los Angeles, New York, Marfa); Lia Rumma (Milan, Naples); and SMAC (Cape Town, Johannesburg, Stellenbosch).

Newcomers to the fair include 1 Mira Madrid (Madrid); Andersen’s (Copenhagen); Pedro Cera (Lisbon); Clima Gallery (Milan); Don Gallery (Shanghai); Ginsberg Galeria (Lima, Madrid); Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery (New York); Galerie Catherine Issert (Saint-Paul-de-Vence); galerie lange + pult (Zurich, Auvernier); NoguerasBlanchard (Madrid, Barcelona); Parliament (Paris); Richard Saltoun Gallery (London, Rome) and Wentrup Gallery (Berlin).

The fair shows its continued commitment to curatorial rigour with a large number of SOLO stands. The DISCOVERY section features galleries that actively support emerging international artists, presenting booths with a single artist or an interesting dialogue between two artists who are not yet known in the European context. An extended section at the fair will be dedicated to the REDISCOVERY presentations focused on 20th century artists, living or deceased who have not achieved recognition they deserved.

Art Brussels 2022 crowds
Art Brussels 2022 © David Plas

Art Brussels: Contemporary since 1968 

Preserving its youthful profile as a discovery fair, Art Brussels is one of Europe’s most distinctive and established fairs, which will hold its 39th edition in 2023. From 20 to 23 April 2023, the European capital becomes a focal point for collectors, gallerists and art lovers from around the world. Art Brussels offers a unique opportunity to explore the artistic treasures and diversity of the city, which is now home to a growing number of emerging and established artists, galleries and curators.

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