Brussels, international hotspot for the art market

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Brussels remains attractive for the art market and continues to draw attention from art experts worldwide.

Brazilian gallerist Jaqueline Martins will set up a new branch in Brussels this year, as will Nino Mier, an Austrian gallery owner from Los Angeles.

Mier presents a mix of American and European artists at his gallery. The gallerist is convinced that Sablon can become a neighborhood conducive to the representation of current, living art.

He compares the Belgian art scene to that of Los Angeles.

“In Brussels, and of course in Antwerp, I perceive a comparable energy: a predominant attraction for painting and sculpture, intense exchanges between collectors.”

“For me, moving from Brussels to Antwerp is like moving from one area of ​​Los Angeles to another,” he says. “Antwerp is more dynamic, more hip, but Brussels has my preference because of its more serious, more old-school atmosphere.”

Mier will do six exhibitions a year in Brussels, and plans to also exhibit the Belgian scene in America.

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