ArtConnoisseurs Lectures


ArtConnoisseurs is the cultural event organised during CULTURES by Asian Art in Brussels (AAB), Brussels Ancient Art Fair (BAAF), Brussels Non-European Art Fair (BRUNEAF), and Brussels International Art Promotion and Logistics (BIAPAL).



Conference room – au Vieux saint-martin restaurant

Place du Grand Sablon 38 – 1st floor

1000 Brussels

Free access – limited number of seats

The lectures will be filmed and made available on and


• Friday 10 June 2016

3pm – Ancient medieval Mande treasures: the soninke Wooden statuary, the Djenné-Jeno terracotta and Bronze statuary from mali, by Bernard de Grunne

4pm – Buddhist initiation paintings of the Yuan period (1271-1368) in the sino-Himalayan style, by Jane Casey

5pm – Collecting ancient art, an old tradition under attack, by Vincent Geerling

• Saturday 11 June 2016

3pm – “I have reached the sky as a grasshopper…” The role and the meaning of the grasshopper in ancient egypt, by Jan Koek

4pm – Pagan, between India and China, by Claudine Bautze-Picron

5pm – Whispering Woods – The Great Lobi Statuary, by Viviane Baeke


Download the presentation of the Lectures