Deodato Arte Gallery is excited to announce its participation in AAF Brussels.
February 7th to 11th, 2024
Wednesday, February 7th
Vernissage, from 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Thursday, February 8th
From 12:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Friday, February 9th
From 2:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Saturday, February 10th
From 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Sunday, February 11th
From 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Avenue du Port 86C, 1000 Brussels, Belgium
AAF Brussels - The Fair
Established in 1999, AAF Brussels has become a global platform, making art accessible worldwide. With fairs in 10 cities and more coming in 2024, it attracts nearly 220,000 art enthusiasts annually.
The fairs present affordable artworks, showcasing a diverse range from established and emerging artists. Beyond art, events include performances, lectures, workshops, and live music, creating a vibrant space for creative exploration.
Over 3.3 million people have attended, bringing home 600,000 artworks since its inception.
Deodato Arte at AAF Brussels
Deodato Arte has a rich history of active participation in national and international art fairs, presenting a lineup of renowned and emerging Pop and Street Art artists.
Explore some of the showcased artists at Deodato Arte's booth at AAF Brussels!
Manuela Manes, an Italian artist based in Milan, expresses her subjectivity and memory through a variety of abstract and conceptual subjects.
Exhibiting in numerous solo and group shows, she focuses on themes related to the Mediterranean at the Deodato Arte gallery.
Her unique style involves the use of oil, acrylic, sands, papers, and enamels. Manuela Manes is an evolving artist, constantly exploring new forms and colors to narrate her soul.
Sunset Elixir by Manuela Manes, created in 2015, is a mixed-media work skillfully blending sands and enamels with color, giving the painting material density and vibrant richness.
The gradient background between red and pink provides an ideal setting for horizontal strips of beige and blue, introducing visual dynamism and rhythm to the composition, and creating a kaleidoscopic harmony.
This intimate and personal work reflects Manuela Manes' spontaneity, conveying a direct emotion to the viewer's soul and revealing the artist's mastery in combining refined techniques and colors to express her unique vision.
Takashi Murakami is a renowned Japanese artist known for his extraordinary fusion of styles, combining traditional Japanese art with Western pop culture through his distinctive superflat technique.
His versatile career spans painting, sculpture, fashion, animation, and merchandising, transforming the contemporary art landscape. Not only has he produced iconic artworks, but he has also collaborated with prestigious international brands such as Louis Vuitton and world-famous artists like Kanye West.
Beyond his artistic endeavors, Murakami founded Kaikai Kiki, a company and gallery dedicated to supporting emerging Japanese artists, contributing to shaping the future of art in his country. His influence on contemporary Japanese culture is widely recognized, positioning him as one of the most influential representatives of this vibrant and ever-evolving artistic scene.
Silver Kansei is an offset lithograph on paper created in 2020 by Takashi Murakami. Belonging to a limited edition series of 300 copies, each personally signed and numbered by the artist, the artwork stands out for its fantastical landscape rich in traditional Japanese art elements, including cherry blossoms, waves, and mountains.
In the center, the iconic colorful daisies, a recurring symbol in Murakami's art, come to life, expressing a range of emotions. The contrast between the gray and silver background and the vibrant colors of the daisies creates a captivating depth and movement, reflecting Murakami's distinctive superflat style.
This artwork masterfully represents the fusion of Western pop art and Japanese culture, contributing to defining Murakami's innovative and original visual language.
Mr. Brainwash, the pseudonym of Thierry Guetta, a French artist transplanted to Los Angeles, emerges as a unique figure in contemporary art. Famous for his ability to blend images from pop culture, art history, and media, his works are infused with positive slogans like "Life Is Beautiful" and "Never Give Up."
His influence in art extends not only through his production but also through collaborations with prominent figures such as Madonna, Michael Jackson, and the enigmatic Banksy, with whom he played a role in the documentary "Exit Through the Gift Shop."
The artist boldly challenges the conventions and expectations of contemporary art, contributing to redefining the boundaries of artistic expression and generating discussions about its nature and meaning. His skill in uniting diverse cultural and visual influences, along with his distinctive presence in the art scene, makes Mr. Brainwash an extraordinary figure shaping the global artistic dialogue.
Alley Dogs by Mr. Brainwash is a limited edition silkscreen on paper, limited to 25 copies. The black and white composition captures attention with the singular presence of a stylized and vividly colored dog in the center, inspired by the bright and bold lines of Keith Haring.
The other dogs in the scene, with more realistic forms, curiously observe Haring's dog, turning their backs to the viewer and contributing to creating a silent and intriguing dialogue. The artwork stands out for its surrounding monochromatic context, emphasizing the uniqueness of the scene, while the penetrating eyes of the other dogs add an element of mystery and engagement to the narrative.