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Nuestros Silencios by Rivelino in Brussels Louise

Nuestros Silencios by Rivelino in Brussels Louise

Posted 08 July 2010 | By | Categories: Art | 1 Comment

After Madrid and Lisbon, Brussels is next in hosting from April 21 to July 15, the 2010 Mexican traveling exhibition Nuestros silenciosa. Made by sculptor and artist Rivelino it was launched to promote the bicentennial anniversary of Mexico’s independence. Composed of 10 busts in bronze and an 11th, special “touch” box for the blind it’s […]

Make your voice heard with la Pasionaria

Posted 06 August 2008 | By | Categories: Art | No Comments

The loud-hailer La Pasionaria is the work of artist Emilio Lopez-Menchero. It was inaugurated on July 7, 2006  and is located at the beginning of the Avenue de Stalingrad. Location of la Pasionaria: View Larger Map Photo of la Pasionaria byartist Emilio Lopez-Menchero la Pasionaria is meant as a suggestion to spontaneous self expression

Rue des Six-Jeunes-Hommes tavern sign

Posted 03 August 2008 | By | Categories: Art | No Comments

The sign of a former tavern in this neighborhood, it perpetuates the memory of six young jokers seeking zwanzes (a Flemish word for pranks) under the harsh rule of the Spanish Duke of Alba. Examples of their efforts included replacing holy water in the churches with ink and attaching old ladies attending Mass to one […]

Ceramic art facade on 147 rue du Rempart des Moines

Posted 06 July 2008 | By | Categories: Art | No Comments

An unusual looking refuge for people recovering from living on the streets that its exterior was neatly covered with handmade ceramic art up to the 1st floor. Location: View Larger Map Photos of the house displaying the ceramic art facade Some detail of the Ceramic art that was made among other things: Carved tiles, patterns, […]

Pavillon du Bonheur Provisoire

Posted 22 May 2008 | By | Categories: Art | 1 Comment

The Pavillon du Bonheur Provisoire is 600 meters cube temporary building that’s entirely made out of empty Jupiler cases of beer, 33 000 to be exact. The Pavilion of Temporary Happiness is an extension of the Atomium’s Expo 58 and holds an exhibition about the history of the World’s Fairs. Location: View Larger Map Before […]

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