STOP 1
Nayla Romanos Iliya, Horriya (Freedom), 2018, 270x140x140 cm, Stainless steel, Corten, Courtesy of the artist
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Bassam Kyrillos, Untitled, 2018, Aluminium, Diameter 300 cm, Courtesy Mark Hachem
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Marc Sijan, Standing Female Guard (folded arms), 2018, Polyester Resin, Oil Paint, 149x37 cm, Courtesy Opera Gallery
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Young-Deok Seo, Nirvana 290, 2016, Stainless chain, 180x80x43 cm, Courtesy Opera Gallery
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Young-Deok Seo, Nirvana 290, 2016, Stainless chain, 180x80x43 cm, Courtesy Opera Gallery
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Merete Rasmussen, Endless Yellow, 2018, Ceramics with coloured slip, 35x60x55 cm, Courtesy Pik'd
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Charles Khoury, Famille, 2016-2017, Acrylic on wood, 250x160 cm, Courtesy of the artist
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"Sirens - Uniting Oceans" by Bibiana Domit, represented by Ursula Salvador with USC Gallery - Miami at Le Gray - L'Atrium
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Antonio Signorini, The Warriors, Guardiani del Patrimonio, 2017, Bronze - Black Patina, 150x185 cm, 5 Individual Works, Courtesy of the artist
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Stefano Bombardieri, Rhino Monumentale, Bronze and Metal, 220x60x275 cm, Courtesy Mark Hachem
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"Eternal Beauties" by Cathleen Naundorf at Elie Saab Boutique
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"Obsessions" by Philippe Aractingi at 3Beirut (Omar Daouk Street)
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Nabil Helou, Infinity, 2018, Fiberglass covered with stone gravel, 220x425x290 cm, Courtesy of the artist at Pik'd pop-up store, 3Beirut
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"Building with Fire" by Jean Boghossian at Old L'Orient-Le Jour Building (Beirut Souks)
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"In the Heart of Beirut", a ciné-concert by Opera Gallery with the Lebanese Film Festival (Foch Avenue)
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Arthaus Gemayzeh, including Carlos Garcia De La Nuez, Gris Violeta, 30 puntos impresionistas, 2018, 200x200 cm, Mixed on canvas, Courtesy South Border (facing Police Station)

From September 18 to 25, 2018, BEIRUT ART WEEK continued its annual tradition of bringing contemporary art to the heart of Beirut. 

In 2018, this unique offsite program included works that highlighted the cultural heritage of Beirut, displayed in public spaces and in the city’s most prestigious shops.

This artistic walk showcased important artworks of Lebanese and internaional artists to offer a rich and varied program.

Ursula Salvador, with USC Gallery - Miami, presented new works of the Mexican artist Bibiana Domit, created especially for BEIRUT ART WEEK. The store Elie Saab organized an exhibition dedicated to the Franco-German photographer Cathleen Naundorf. With its pop-up store, Pik'd took the opportunity of BEIRUT ART WEEK to launch its showroom dedicated to unique pieces made by ceramists coming from all around the world. 

Also part of the program: "In the Heart of Beirut", a "ciné-concert" on the terraces Opera Gallery, in collaboration with the Lebanese Film Festival. The screening of exclusive archive footage of Beirut was accompanied by a live performance by international musician SIG

BEIRUT ART WEEK was also partner of must-see exhibitions whose openings are on September 18: 

6pm: "Obsessions" was a photo and video exhibition of the Franco-Lebanese director, producer & photographer Philippe Aractingi, produced by Nadine Zaccour and showed at 3Beirut (Omar Daouk Street, Downtown). 

7pm: "Building with Fire" was an exhibition dedicated to the work made with fire of Jean Boghossian and showed in the old L'Orient-Le Jour building (Beirut Souks). This show was curated by Bruno Corà and organized by Naila Kettaneh Kunigk & L'Association Libanaise de Festivals Culturels

7:30pm: in anticipation of the opening of Arthaus GemmayzehNabil & Zoé Debs organized a private viewing of contemporary art from South America, curated by Michel el Daher

Last but not least, in partnership with BEIRUT ART WEEK, La Nocturne des Galeries took place on September 18 from 7pm to 10pm (download the program here)

 

BEIRUT ART WEEK was made possible thanks to the support of Ministry of CultureMinistry of Tourism, Municipality of BeirutSolidereElie SaabPik'd, Ursula Salvador with USC Gallery - MiamiHotel Le GrayOpera Gallery & the Lebanese Film Festival

 

Find out the Map of BEIRUT ART WEEK 2018 to download here !