Let's Democratize Art!
TAG-bxl - The Accessible Gallery is a new contemporary art gallery located in the heart of 'old' Brussels, in "Les Marolles". This neighbourhood is very symbolical for us as it really underlines our mission to make art available to all, the young, the 'more mature', professionals and amateurs alike.
Now we need your help! The aim of this campaign is to implement a communication plan that will enable us to disseminate information in a different manner and to a much wider audience. Our projects include: an animated fun film, exclusively printed T-shirts and bags designed specifically for this campaign by some of our in-house artists, etc. (see below for details in 'Why fund this project'). This campaign will allow us to have a much greater outreach in Brussels, in Belgium and even internationally.
Adil Haouata; "Groupe Isolé"
We believe that art is often (wrongly!) associated with the 'elite', reserved only for those with financial means and not necessarily knowledge and this prevents art from developing freely, resulting in a closed sellers' market (i.e up-scale galleries, international auction houses, ect.). Consequently, artists cannot find places to exhibit and potential clients cannot afford to acquire art.
Historically, "Les Marolles" has never been known to attract the 'elite' or even those who trawl the galleries, art fairs and auctions. It is also a fact that some people who are not used to the art-world can feel intimidated by even entering a gallery, sometimes because they feel that they do not have the necessary knowledge and don't want to sound stupid, etc.
Agnieszka Wogiel; "Jaune"
THAT IS WHERE TAG-bxl - The Accessible Gallery IS DIFFERENT as we are open to all and only too pleased to help someone embark on a journey into the art world, which is a really exciting challenge for you and us.
Acquiring works of art is not only a passionate and thrilling experience, but can also be a good investment as well as a souvenir of a special moment in time. Our clients range from amateur art lovers/first-time buyers to avid collectors looking for new talent. Some may never have entered an art gallery before; others just want to dress their living spaces with authentic art.
Live painting in the gallery with Jérôme Desert
"Help artists live from their talent!"
We want to help promising artists to be discovered and live on their art and talent. Our artists come from Belgium and from all over the world..they all fight the problems emerging artists have, it is often tricky a business....
TAG bxl give them the possibility to exhibit their painting, sculpture, photography, drawing so we can offer a wide range for unique art pieces to accessible prices without never compromising on the quality. From our artists we ask that they keep their artistic passion burning brightly and maintain the high quality.
A final thought: we will be helping an artist to make his living whilst living.
"So why this crowd-funding campaign?"
TAG-bxl is a Gallery run by 3 partners (Jacques, Suzanne and Johanna) who are all passionate about art and who want to turn this mission into a full-time occupation.
This campaign is about values and is entirely coherent with the vision of the Gallery: "you need to invite people to become more engaged in art as well as other cultural projects, increasing people's quality of life and knowledge".
Today we need your help to raise at least 10.000€; this will cover specific communication activities visible in Brussels, Belgium and internationally. Please see details below.
Dimitrios Oikonomou; "The Medusa with Blue Eyes"