Despite its well established and flourishing contemporary art scene, and good quality art centres such as Wiels and Bozar, Brussels was missing something: a modern and contemporary art museum. After many talks and aborted projects, it looks like Belgium just needed a little boost from its French neighbours to finally offer to its capital the…

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“Lock up your libraries if you like; but there is no gate, no lock, no bolt that you can set upon the freedom of my mind.” ― Virginia Woolf, A Room of One’s Own 

“Chère imagination, ce que j’aime surtout en toi, c’est que tu ne pardonnes pas.” – André Breton (Manifeste du Surréalisme)

Book – The Age of Earthquakes

Few weeks ago, while browsing around in my favourite East London bookshop, Artwords, I came across The Age of Earthquakes. Despite the not so aesthetic cover, I was attracted by the mention “A Guide to the Extreme Present”. Sometimes I wonder if the generations before us also thought that everything and everyone in our societies…

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5 Art School Undergraduate & Graduate Shows to Attend in London

There is always this thrilling feeling when you enter an art school, the excitement that you are going to witness something special. Maybe cross the path of the next David Hockney, or meet the creative minds behind our future generation of artists. Of course not everything is good or special, but sometimes in the middle of this…

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