The Art Newspaper has sales from Art Brussels:
- Honor Fraser had sold a Glenn Kaino tapestry to a European collector for around $45,000, as well as one of three Annie Lapin paintings priced at around $20,000 to a collector from Barcelona
- Ron Mandos sold a large-scale Rik Smits drawing for €15,000.
- Cherry and Martin: Matt Connors’s presentation of six abstract paintings (each priced at $12,500) sold out during the first two hours of the preview
- Xavier Hufkens was rumoured to have sold a large-scale Louise Bourgeois work on paper, A Baudelaire (#8) Silence is a form of intimacy, 2009, on show at to a local collector. Hufkens sold a similar version of the drawing at Art Basel in 2010 for $650,000.
- Pilar Corrias, almost all of the young British artist Mary Ramsden’s nine paintings had been snapped up (priced between £1,800 and £4,500), while four drawings (priced at $11,000 each) and both paintings (priced at $16,000 and $18,000) by the Iranian artist Tala Madani had sold by day two.
- Janssen reported steady sales, with two drawings by the Belgian artist Wim Delvoye going for €20,000 each, a wall sculpture by the Johannesburg-born, Brussels-based artist Kendell Geers selling for €44,000 and a woodcut on paper by the Cologne artists Gert and Uwe Tobias finding a home for more than €40,000.
- Almine Rech Gallery: a bronze work by Johan Creten (priced at around €120,000) went to a Belgian collector and three of seven ceramic pieces by William O’Brien sold for between $7,300 and $16,000.
Collectors Make Careful Choices at Art Brussels (The Art Newspaper)