CULTURE

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Roger Moukarzel, The Power of Love. Inkjet print on fine art paper, 95 x 120 cm. Executed in 1986-2019, this is number one out of an edition of seven plus two artist's proofs.

CHRISTIE’S | WE ARE ALL BEIRUT

Christie’s presents We Are All Beirut, a charity auction to benefit and aid the restoration and reawakening of the arts and cultural landscape of Beirut. The proceeds of the auction will be…

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Beirut Year Zero Exhibition

HOPE FOR THE FUTURE: BEIRUT YEAR ZERO AT ARTHAUS

UNITING ARTISTS IN SUPPORT OF THE LEBANESE RED CROSS The boutique hotel, Arthaus Beirut, was scheduled to open on 4th August, the day of the tragic explosion in Beirut which killed 200…

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Karen Chekerdjiann, Living Space III - N°1/12, 2012. Bois teinté et rotin. Edition limitée à 12 exemplaires, H 70 × L 268 × P 50 cm

FROM BEIRUT | ART + DESIGN SCENE IN PARIS

As part of the “From Beirut Art + Design scene” session, PIASA auction house, in collaboration with Joanna Abou Sleiman-Chevalier, organises on Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. a sale in…

Traer Scott, Bounty in the time of corona. From artist's instagram account, @traer_scott

ART IN THE TIME OF COVID-19

With hearts growing heavier each day, empathising with fellow brothers and sisters who have been impaired by the current pandemic, with hands joining in the spirit of perseverance, reaching out to each…

Palestinian Fighter Training in Beirut, 1976 © Don McCullin

CHRONICLES OF A CONFLICT

Words by Fifi Abou Dib In parallel with Beirut Art Fair last September, the historic bell factory in Beit Chabeb (recently restored by Philippe and Zaza Jabre) hosted a breath-taking exhibit of…

Lebanon through its artisans

LEBANON THROUGH ITS ARTISANS

In an inspired move, L’Artisan du Liban has joined forces with four local Lebanese designers to create a limited edition collection that captures the creative spirit of the nation. The four featured…

Aref El Rayess, Homage to Martin Luther King, 1968, Oil on canvas, 150 x 101 cm © Aref El Rayess

A TIMELINE TO THE GOLDEN AGE

Saradar Collection has launched an archive of images documenting Beirut’s flourishing art scene from 1955 to 1975. Famed art historian and critic John Berger once said that archives are what “distinguishes man…

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