Robert Menasse writes a polyphonic novel of satire and sympathy about Brussels, Europe’s symbolic capital — its bureaucrats, nationalisms and police.
Two events in Belgium stand out in the world’s overcrowded art scene, luring the country’s discerning collectors: Independent Brussels and Art Brussels
The Belgian playwright Ismaël Saidi writes comic plays that tour France and Belgium, and offer a message of multicultural tolerance.
A shifting political mood could present challenges for art sales, whose growth in recent years has been fueled in part by profits reaped from globalization.
The Millennium Iconoclast Museum of Art has opened in a district where homegrown extremists have been linked to some of Europe’s deadliest terror attacks.
MIMA, a contemporary art museum, is fostering cultural exchanges with young people in the district of Molenbeek.
It’s less than an ideal moment, but the addition of Independent to Art Brussels is intended to turn Belgium in April into a serious destination.