BEIRUT ART FAIR 21 – 24 September, 2017 BIEL – Beirut, Lebanon

The 8th edition of BEIRUT ART FAIR, set to take place from 21 to 24 September, will gather 51 galleries from 23 countries and will feature the work of 230 artists. The “Classic Section” of the fair will bring together 35 exhibitors of which 15 are first-time participants while the REVEALING section, dedicated to the discovery of young talents, will feature a group of 26 galleries, 16 of which are participating for the first time.

The three main objectives of this 2017 edition will be to foster a spirit of expansion and renewal, to promote the discovery of young talents, and to unfold new perspectives on the recent history of creation and collecting in Lebanon. The list of participating galleries reflects this commitment to both established creators and promising new talent.

The 15 first-time participants in the Classic Section will be: Alfred Basbous Foundation (Lebanon), Analix Forever (Switzerland), Aramé Art Gallery (Armenia), Artistique Gallery (Qatar), Boghossian Foundation (Belgium), ContiniArtUK (UK), D21 Art Projects (Chile), Galerie Nathalie Obadia (France, Belgium), Galerie Rochane (Lebanon), Galerie Esther Woerdehoff (France), Hafez Gallery (Saudi Arabia), Hajer Azzouz La maison de la plage (Tunisia), Kapopoulos Fine Arts (Greece), Slotine (France), and YenakArt Villa (Thailand).

The 16 first-time participants in the REVEALING Section will be: Archiraar Gallery (Belgium), Begramoff Gallery (Belgium), Galerie Christian Berst (France), Galerie Dominique Fiat (France), Galerie Esther Woerdehoff (France), Galerie Comparative – Artisyou (France), Galerie Danielle Bourdette-Gorzkowski (France), Galerie Depardieu (France), Galerie Detais (France), Hafez Gallery (Saudi Arabia), Art Sablon (Belgium / United Kingdom), L&B Contemporary Art Gallery (Spain), Polansky Gallery (Czech Republic), Riwaq Oman Gallery (Oman), Trazos Gallery (Uruguay), and Zawyeh Gallery (Palestine).

The countries represented will be: Algeria, Armenia, Bahrain, Belgium, Chile, Czech Republic, Egypt, France, Greece, Italy, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Switzerland, Syria, Thailand, Tunisia, UAE, UK, Uruguay, and the USA.

PARTICIPATING GALLERIES
CLASSIC SECTION
Gallery Country
392rmeil393 Lebanon
Agial Art Gallery Lebanon
Aida Cherfan Fine Art Gallery Lebanon
Albareh Art Gallery Bahrain
Alfred Basbous Foundation* Lebanon
Analix Forever Gallery* Switzerland
Aramé Art Gallery* Armenia
Artspace Hamra Lebanon
Artistique Gallery* Qatar
Artlab Lebanon
Bel Air Fine Art Gallery France, Switzerland, Italy, Lebanon
Boghossian Foundation* Belgium
ContiniArtUK* United Kingdom
D21 Art Projects* Chile
EMMAGOSS Lebanon
Espace Jacques Ouaiss Lebanon
Galerie Fadi Mogabgab Lebanon
Galerie Nathalie Obadia* France, Belgium
Rochane Galerie d’Art* Lebanon
Galerie Tanit Lebanon
Galerie Esther Woerdehoff* France
Gallery One Palestine
Gowen Contemporary Switzerland
Hafez Gallery* Saudi Arabia
Hajer Azzouz La maison de la plage* Tunisia
Hamazkayin Lucy Tutunjian Art Gallery Lebanon
Kapopoulos Fine Arts* Greece
Kozah Art Gallery Syria
LAS Lebanese Autism Society Lebanon
Les Ateliers sauvages Algeria
Mark Hachem Lebanon, France, USA
Slotine* France
South Border Gallery Lebanon
Wadi Finan Art Gallery Jordan
YenakArt Villa* Thailand
* indicates a first-time participant
REVEALING SECTION + FEATURED ARTIST
Gallery Artist Nationality
392rmeil393 (Lebanon) Jacques Hagop Vartabedian Lebanese
Archiraar Gallery* (Belgium) Camille Leherpeur Lebanese
Art Sablon* (Belgium, United Kingdom) Studio KRJST Belgian
Artlab (Lebanon) Farshid Davoodi Iranian
Artspace Hamra (Lebanon) Tom Young British
Begramoff* (Belgium) Helena Darq French
Christian Berst Art Brut* (France) Alexandro García Uruguayan
Galerie Dominique Fiat* (France) Majida Khattari Moroccan
Galerie Esther Woerdehoff* (France) Pedro Slim Lebanese
Galerie Comparative – Artisyou* (France) Laura Garcia-Karras French
Galerie Danielle Bourdette-Gorzkowski* (France) David Daoud Lebanese
Galerie Depardieu* (France) Elli Chrysidou Greek
Galerie Detais* (France) Xavier Deshoulieres French
Gallery One (Palestine) Manal Mahamid Palestinian
Gowen Contemporary (Switzerland) Maria Gimeno Spanish
Mark Hachem (Lebanon, France, USA) Shadi Abosada Syrian
Hafez Gallery* (Saudi Arabia) Osama Esid Syrian
L&B Contemporary Art Gallery* (Spain) Xavi Muñoz Spanish
Mashrabia Gallery of Contemporary Art (Egypt) Mohamed Monaiseer Egyptian
Polansky Gallery* (Czech Republic) Lukáš Karbus Czech
Salwa Zeidan Gallery (United Arab Emirates) Kourosh Salehi Iranian
Riwaq Oman Gallery* (Oman) Nadira Mahmoud Omani
South Border Gallery (Lebanon) Jorge Otero Cuban
Trazos Gallery* (Uruguay) Bruno Sfeir Uruguayan
Wadi Finan Art Gallery (Jordan) Nissa Raad Jordanian
Zawyeh Gallery* (Palestine) Rana Samara Palestinian
* indicates a first-time participant

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