Beirut Art Fair returns for its ninth edition from the 20th – 23rd September, this year at the “Seaside Arena” at the Beirut New Waterfront. The fair will showcase 51 art galleries from 20 countries, exhibit 250 artists and more than 1,600 artworks with an expected 32,000 visitors.
This year it offers a forward thinking programme affirming Beirut as a landmark in the world of contemporary art. With an ever increasing number of participating galleries, artists and exhibitions (33 returning galleries, 18 first time new exhibitors). Beirut is establishing itself as an essential cultural link between the art worlds of the East and West, encouraging collaboration and demonstrating a commitment to new cultural discovery.
Over the last 8 years the fair has attracted an ever increasing number of international art experts to Lebanon, reflecting a worldwide interest in the concerns and interests which inspire the fair.
- Courtesy of Beirut Art Fair