The House of Ruinart has enjoyed close and long-standing relations with the art and design world, starting in 1896 when André Ruinart commissioned the Czech artist, Alfons Mucha, to create an advertising poster. Since then, Ruinart maintains close links with contemporary art giving carte blanche to well-known artists and providing support for major art fairs throughout the world.
Stibbe is a leading independent Benelux law firm. From its main offices in Brussels, Amsterdam and Luxembourg, together with its branch offices in London, New York and Dubai, more than 350 lawyers provide legal services to national and international clients. Stibbe is a loyal partner of Art Brussels and numerous other cultural events.
The Directorate for Contemporary Fine Arts is part of the General Department for Artistic Creation of the General Administration of Culture. Its mission is to promote contemporary art at the professional level in its diversity and in its different disciplines. In this context, it supports visual and digital artists, designers, stylists and creative craftsmen in their projects as well as institutions and associations active in these sectors.