Brussels bookshop honors Berlinde De Bruyckere

If you’re living in the Brussels area, and you’re going for a stroll in the city center, one of these days, do let your feet take you to the Koningsgalerij/Galerie Du Roi. Bookshop Saint-Hubert has been turned into some sort of Berlinde De Bruyckere sanctuary, on the occasion of the publication of a new portfolio with 15 images. As the rather exclusive portfolio (only 50 copies available) will be too expensive for most of us (2.800 euro), do take the stairs to the mezzazine, for a small exhibition of the photos (taken by Mirjam Devriendt). There’s also one sculpture of the internationally acclaimed artist from Ghent on display. (until February 21) More info: here.


One Response to “Brussels bookshop honors Berlinde De Bruyckere”

  1. […] Berlinde De Bruyckere wins one of the Flemish CultuurPrijzen (and talks to Utopia Parkway) It was getting a bit preposterous. That’s why I’m happy to know that Berlinde De Bruyckere was finally awarded one of the CultuurPrijzen Vlaanderen, in Kortrijk, tonight. The Flemish artist was already nominated twice before, for these ’Flemish culture prizes’, awarded in 12 categories every year. This was the third time she got nominated. Other notable winners this year are Benjamin Verdonck (theatre) and Renzo Martens (film), for his thought-provoking Enjoy poverty. They each get 12.500 euro. Berlinde De Bruyckere was kind enough to invite me over to her studio recently and talk to me for my Utopia Parkway Files. I’ll be publishing her thoughts on beauty shortly. In the meantime you can still go to bookshop Saint-Hubert, Brussels, so see some pictures of her work and one new sculpture. More info: here. […]

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