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Jonathan Messe, Djangott I-IV..., 2001, oil on canvas, three parts, 180x420cm.

IN ARTS, DREAMS COME TRUE

Stories behind private art collections electrify audiences. Whether big or small, national or thematic, they are always steeped in rich history, fascinating anecdotes and most importantly, the owner’s passion and unique sensibility.

BOZAR Centre for Fine Arts, photo Yannick Sas

ART BRUSSELS 2018 AND OTHER MUST-SEE SHOWS IN THE CITY

Retaining its youthful profile as a discovery fair, Art Brussels, one of Europe’s most original fairs, celebrates its 50th anniversary. On this occasion, between 19 and 22 April, we can expect…

British artist Damien Hirst poses for photographs in front of his work entitled 'The Incredible Jouney' during a photocall at Sotheby's art gallery and auction house in central London, on September 8, 2008. A unicorn, a zebra and a calf in formaldehyde are set to highlight a sale on September 15 and 16, 2008 of more than 200 works by Damien Hirst. The two-day auction, titled "Beautiful Inside My Head Forever", of 223 works by the 43-year-old British modern artist, is expected to raise in excess of 65 million pounds (82.3 million euros, 129.6 million dollars), which would make it a record for any auction of works by a single artist, Sotheby's said. AFP PHOTO/Shaun Curry (Photo credit should read SHAUN CURRY/AFP/Getty Images)

WHAT TO READ THIS WEEK: 28 AUG – 03 SEP

Feeling overwhelmed by the number of content on your news feed?
Look at the ‘What to read this week: 28 August – 03 September’ – a weekly list of articles worth reading found online by the Contemporary Lynx Team.