BRAFA Art Fair is a long-running show that has grown to become truly unmissable. Indeed, it is today one of the leading fairs of its kind in Europe. With approximately 130 top international dealers attending each year, there are at least 10,000 unique items available over the 9 days. The range of mediums and epoques is very wide. Visitors can thus admire and purchase fine furniture, Old Master paintings, delicate watercolours, antique sculptures, bronzes, glassware, ceramics, among other rare and sought-after pieces. Tribal Art is also represented and for those specifically interested in this type of art, BRUNEAF – a fair dedicated to Primitive Art – takes place in the city just one week before BRAFA. Above all, a team of experts verify the pieces that are exhibited to ensure their authenticity. Therefore, collectors can buy in total confidence. In brief, BRAFA is a qualitiative and highly-attended art fair that gather around 66,000 visitors from all over the world annually.
Beatrix Bourdon shares her views!
Managing Director BRAFA
Tour & Taxis
Avenue du Port 88
23 January: 11am – 7pm (Opening)
24-29 January: 11am – 7pm
30 January: 11am – 10pm
31 Janv.-2 Feb.:11am – 7pm
General Admission: €25
16-26 years old: €10
Children Under 16: Free
Groups (+10): €15 per person
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Insights BRAFA Art Fair
Managing Director BRAFA
What is BRAFA DNA?
Quality, eclectism and conviviality.
What type of galleries are chosen to exhibit, and why?
Only professional galleries specialized in classical antiquities, Pre-Columbian art, Tribal art, Asian art, silverware, antique jewellery, furniture, sculpture and works of art from the Middle Ages to the 21st century, design, antique frames, curiosities, glass and ceramics, earthenware and porcelain, drawings and engravings, original comic art, icons, old masters, modern and contemporary painting, autograph letters and manuscripts, photography, carpets and textile, tapestry, antique and modern books, numismatic… It’s a real world tour through all periods.
What is the price range? Who buy?
From 1000€ till more than 6 zéros. Curators, art collectors, young art lovers, etc.
“BRAFA is a real world tour through all periods.”
BRAFA Art Fair © Le Soir
Is there a typical BRAFA visitor?
The BRAFA visitor is an art connaisseur, curious and open-minded.
What is BRAFA special appeal?
The level of quality, the wide range of specialities, the possibility of discoveries, the reasonable pricing, etc.
What are two other art fairs you would suggest?
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