- 29 jan 2023 - 05 feb 2023
BRAFA Art Fair
The Brafa Art Fair, created in 1956, is one of the world’s oldest and most prestigious art fairs, famous for the high quality fine art, antiques, modern and contemporary art and design
it offers. Brafa stretches on 8 days and takes place this year from Sunday 29 January to Sunday 5 February 2023.
The Belgian Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association (CLAM-BBA) is composed of 30 antiquarian booksellers from Antwerp, Bruges, Brussels, Comines, Ghent, Hasselt, Hatrival, Liege, Mechelen, Mouscron and Ulbeek, as well as foreign associated members. The CLAM-BBA members are specialised in buying and selling rare and precious books, prints, autographs, old and modern manuscripts. A selection will be on display at BRAFA.
BRAFA IN NUMBERS
Brafa is one of the art and antiques sector’s top 5 fairs.
130 leading galleries participate following a strict selection process (40% Belgian and 60% foreign)
15 countries are represented (Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, Monaco, Spain,
Switzerland, the Netherlands, the United Arab Emirates and the USA)
20 specialities are covered, including classical archaeology, tribal art, pre-Colombian art, Asian art, jewellery, silverware, coins, furniture and art objects dating from the Middle Ages to today, old and modern paintings, contemporary art and design, sculpture, ceramics, contemporary glass and porcelain, carpets and textiles, drawings, original cartoons, engravings, rare books, photography and autographs…
80 to 100 experts from around the world are involved to verify the authenticity, quality and condition of the different objects on display…
10.000 to 15.000 objects are on show in total!
1 Art Nouveau theme
2023 will mark the 68th edition of the fair
60.000 visitors attend from across the world
The fair covers 20.000 m²