was a Exposition Universelle et Internationale world's fair held in Brussels in 1910 from 23 April to 1 November. This was just thirteen years after the previous Brussels [1 ] world's fair.
It received 13 million visitors, covered 220 acres and lost 100,000
Belgian Francs. [2 ]
A major site for the exhibition was the
Mont des Arts, although the site was largely demolished during the post-war construction process of Brusselization.
Hotel Astoria, Brussels was built for the fair, and is now a protected monument.
Exhibits [ edit ]
The fine art section included modern art loaned by the French including 3 works each by
Monet, Rodin and Renoir and 2 works by Matisse. Painters who participated included the Belgian [3 ] Aloïs Boudry who won a silver medal.
The altarpiece of the
St. Jan Berchmans Church, Brussels was presented
There was a big fire on 14 and 15 August which gutted several pavilions.
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