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SGBL inaugurates a graffiti wall by Ashekman at the French Institute

SGBL inaugurates a graffiti wall by Ashekman at the French Institute

In the framework of its cultural commitments and its ongoing support to the 7th Art, Societe Generale de Banque au Liban inaugurated the graffiti wall by Ashekman at the gardens of the French Institute, in the presence of French ambassador Emmanuel Bonne, SGBL’s Deputy CEO Philippe Dubois, Veronique Aulagnon, director of the French Institute in



When BEIRUT ART FAIR 2016 drew to a successful conclusion on 18th September, it had welcomed more than 23,000 visitors (compared to 21,000 in 2015). The 7th edition of the fair registered a turnover of $3.2 million, representing a 25% increase in average earnings per gallery compared to the previous year, while 87% of galleries


Come Play With Us Bokja x Aïshti by the Sea Present SFERA

BEIRUT: 34 Lebanese artists and designers were given a circle to play with. The outcome: 36 spheres, each reimagined with their own story and distinctive characteristics, representative of today’s understanding of aesthetics and craftsmanship. The exhibition, curated by surface fabrication studio Bokja, opened at Aïshti by the Sea on Wednesday, September 28, and will be



Beirut, September 14th, 2016 – Italian high-end watchmaker, Officine Panerai, acclaimed for its unique blend of Italian design and Swiss technology expertise, is again demonstrating its commitment to the field of design and art through its participation at Beirut Art Week (BAW) 2016 for the 3rd consecutive year. In collaboration with Richard Orlinski, one of


Black Pearl – Nabil Helou

Gibran Khalil Gibran once said : “”If Lebanon were not my country, I would have chosen Lebanon for Homeland”, and I would do the same. Paradise on earth… unfortunately, not anymore… our streets, our sea, our valleys, turned into a garbage dump, literally. The sculpture “Black pearl” is not what I dreamt of doing when

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A standing ovation for Tania Kassis at the Beirut Holidays Festival

After lifting one more time the colors of Lebanon during an exceptional concert at the United Nations headquarters in Geneva, TANIA KASSIS returned to her homeland and delighted her spectators at the Beirut Holidays Festival with a unique concert under the artistic direction of Cynthia Sarkis Perros. She appeared on stage in a beautiful red

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Nadine Eid Opens Her First Solo Painting Exhibition

Nadine Eid, a talented Lebanese painter on the rise, celebrated the opening of her first solo painting exhibition entitled “When My Fingers Paint”. The 3-days exhibition was held at the headquarters of Rizkgroup Advertising – Ashrafieh on the 30th of June in the presence of Nadine’s family and friends as well as media representatives. Nadine