Sfeir Semler, installation view

Gallery Statement

Sfeir-Semler Gallery, with spaces in Hamburg, Germany (since 1985) and Beirut, Lebanon (since 2005), concentrates on international contemporary art with an emphasis on conceptual and minimal art. Since the early 2000s, the gallery has been a key figure in art production in the Arab World, nurturing a unique cross-cultural link between Western and Middle Eastern contemporary art practices. It has taken on an integral role in launching and developing the careers of major international artists from the region such as Walid Raad, Akram Zaatari, Wael Shawky, Khalil Rabah and Etel Adnan, presenting pioneer solo exhibitions, gaining global exposure through participation in international biennials and shows in public institutions, and facilitating acquisitions by notable museums around the world, simultaneously encouraging young emerging artists to expand the gallery’s programme and continue its history of innovation.


Artists

Youssef Abdelké
Lawrence Abu Hamdan
Etel Adnan
Mounira Al Solh
Moritz Altmann
The Atlas Group / Walid Raad
Yto Barrada
Robert Barry
Taysir Batniji
Bert de Beul
Dineo Seshee Bopape
Balthasar Burkhard
Aref El Rayess
Elger Esser
Ian Hamilton Finlay
Hans Haacke
Günter Haese
Sol LeWitt
MARWAN
Hiroyuki Masuyama
Rabih Mroué
Jasmina Metwaly & Philip Rizk
Timo Nasseri
Walid Raad
Khalil Rabah
Marwan Rechmaoui
Ulrich Rückriem
Wael Shawky
Ania Soliman
Christine Streuli
Rayyane Tabet
Barbara Camilla Tucholski
Akram Zaatari


Premises

Tannous Building, Str. 56, 4th Floor
Jisr Sector 77, Quarantine, 2077 7209
Beirut, Lebanon

tel: + 961 1 566 550
email: [email protected]

https://www.sfeir-semler.com/

Office hours:
Monday to Friday 10 am – 6 pm


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