BRAFA ART FAIR 2022
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 at the end of January. The first major art event of the year, it is considered a reliable barometer of the art market.
Brafa is located in Tour & Taxis, a grand site that is part of Brussels’ magnificent industrial heritage. The cosmopolitan capital of Europe is known for its excellent food and dazzling array of museums, monuments and boutique shops.
Brafa is an exceptional showcase of high quality and rare pieces dating from the Bronze Age to the present day, covering some 5000 years of history. The fair attracts major art collectors, new buyers, and art lovers curious to see what is on the market
Brafa is one of the art and antiques sector’s top 5 fairs.
133 leading galleries participate following a strict selection process (40% Belgian and 60% foreign)
14 countries are represented (Belgium, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, Monaco, Spain, Switzerland, the Netherlands 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…
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 Guest of Honour
2022 will mark the 67th edition of the fair
68.000 visitors attend from across the world
The fair covers 15.400 m².