Jan Hoet v Dennis Bellone

Published online: 28 February 2014

Jan Hoet, pugnacious Belgian museum director, has died, aged 77

Founder of SMAK in Ghent and director of Documenta IX didn't pull his punches

Published online: 27 February 2014

Brussels antiques fair embraces the kunstkammer aesthetic

But quantity does not always mean top quality, and contemporary works on offer can be middling

Published online: 29 January 2014

Art from the 19th century’s end gets a new beginning in Brussels

Royal Museums of Fine Arts open renovated fin-de-siècle galleries this weekend

Published online: 10 December 2013

Ten paintings stolen from Brussels museum

Works by Kees van Dongen and James Ensor among those missing

Published online: 18 July 2013

Bolognese answer to Vasari’s Lives published in English for the first time

First book is part a 16-volume edition of Malvasia’s account of the 14th- to the 17th-century school

Published online: 06 May 2013

Arab Spring turmoil scuppers two shows

Belgian museum unable to obtain loans and “collaboration guarantees” from Egypt

Published online: 30 August 2012

Money-laundering rules mean more work for dealers

Brussels wants to lower amount of cash businesses can accept without asking questions

Published online: 13 June 2012

Collectors make careful choices at Art Brussels

The “best fair of the second division”, as one local dealer describes it, is a typically relaxed and steady-paced event

Published online: 23 April 2012

Authorities in bid to save derelict Van Gogh house

The plan is to restore the property and open it to visitors

Published online: 12 January 2012

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