The Brussels art and antiques fair was back in a temporary timeslot and a new location. It maintained a high level of offerings despite the economic and health context.
In Brussels, BRAFA, which closed on Sunday 26 June, did well despite a distinctly discouraging context. Returning after a year off in 2021 due to the pandemic, Belgium's largest art and antiques fair had to grapple with strikes and a heat wave. For the first time, after years at Tour & Taxis, exhibitors and visitors found a new venue: the imposing modernist complex of Brussels Expo, redolent of the World Fair for which it was built in 1935 on the Heysel plateau. Though a bit far from the city center, it meant more parking…
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