‘Coups de Coeur’ at Galerie Tanit Beirut

Rania Matar, Unspoken Conversations, Soraya and Tala, 2014, Archival Pigment Print on Baryta Paper, 97.5 x 116 cm framed, Edition 2 of 7+2AP

Photography has undergone significant evolution over time and is now an integral component of artistic expression. Throughout its history, Galerie Tanit has amassed a collection of photographs and collaborated with photographers whose deeply personal work resonates with the gallery’s mission and ethos. In Beirut, Galerie Tanit stood as the pioneering gallery to showcase photography exhibitions.

“Coups de Cœur” exhibition opens on Thursday, August 31st, from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM at Galerie Tanit in Beirut. This exhibition features an assortment of both Lebanese and international artists, embodying the artistic programming of Tanit galleries in Munich and Beirut.

Stephen Waddell, Woman on Capri, 2001, Archival Pigment Print-99 x 150 cm, Ed 1 of 5

“Coups de Cœur” harmonises the creations of 23 photographers, including renowned names such as Ziad Antar, Nadim Asfar, Christian Catafago, Sarah Charlesworth, Franck Christen, Roy Dib, William Eggleston, Fouad Elkoury, Elger Esser, Gilbert Hage, Joan Ill, Joumana Jamhouri, Rania Matar, Ian Mckeever, Randa Mirza, Samer Mohdad, Youssef Nabil, Eric Poitevin, Giulio Rimondi, Roy Samaha, Taryn Simon, Stephen Waddell, and Kimiko Yoshida.

Ziad Antar, Baalbeck-2016, Inkjet Print on Archival Photo Paper-120 x 170 cm, Edition 3 of 5+2AP

About Galerie Tanit 

Founded in 1972 by Naila Kettaneh-Kunigk and Stefan Kunigk, Galerie Tanit stands as a contemporary art institution based in Munich. In 1981, Walther Mollier joined the gallery, contributing to its growth and vision.

Spanning across Munich, Germany, and Beirut, Lebanon, the gallery has actively engaged with both emerging and established artists. Its role extends beyond regional boundaries, facilitating the exchange of local and international art. Galerie Tanit has carved a distinctive niche for itself as an audacious art space, marked by its distinctive and innovative approach to artists and the realm of art.

Location: Galerie Tanit, Mar Mikhael

Date: August 31, 2023 – September 22, 2023



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