Beirut Art Fair 2016: Contemporary and revealing
Jordan’s Wadi Finan Art Gallery is pleased to announce their participation in the 7th edition of BEIRUT ART FAIR, opening From 15 to 18 September 2016 at Beirut International Exhibition & Leisure Center (BIEL). The exhibition will showcase key works by Hamza Bounoua, Omar Najjar, Marwa Najjar, Karima Bin Otman and Jordanian Sculptor Katia Al Tal.
Since its inception in 2010, BEIRUT ART FAIR established itself on the international artistic scene with the vision of a ME.NA.SA. Labelled art which shaped its identity and power of attraction. In tune with the centers of interest of international collectors, the fair displays the creation of this region which stretches from Morocco to Indonesia, in its wide diversity.
From 15 to 18 September 2016, organizers will receive at BIEL around forty international modern and contemporary art and design galleries. Exhibiting artists and representing a the trends of current art and expressed themselves through painting, drawing, sculpture, video, design or performance… Confirmed and developing artists will have the opportunity to mingle and invite the viewer to share their visions of the world, their dreams or their positions. BEIRUT ART FAIR confirms the position of Beirut as the cultural and intellectual capital of the Arab world, at the junction between the East and the West. It is part of the international fairs dedicated to art and serves as a window for the ME.NA.SA. Creation which is open to the world.
The fair’s new REVEALING by SGBL section will bring to light the best young talents from the ME.NA.SA. region. To encourage their discovery by collectors and fairgoers, REVEALING by SBGL will give each selected gallery the chance to present an especially promising artist, offering the possibility to build privileged contacts with the various publics present at the fair. REVEALING by SGBL will welcome 27 galleries from 13 countries, including Algeria and Palestine, each represented at the fair for the first time.