Lebanon Traveler - - OUT & ABOUT IN BEIRUT -

Chloe says, “One of the things I love most about Le­banon is its rich art scene and I en­joy vis­it­ing the many art spa­ces in town.” Aishti Foun­da­tion (An­telias High­way, 04 717716) “Built on the site of an aban­doned sugar fac­tory with views over­look­ing the sea, the gallery has an im­pres­sive col­lec­tion of mod­ern art cel­e­brat­ing free­dom and power.”

Ayyam Gallery (Beirut Tower, Zeitoune St., Down­town, 01 374450/51) “Lo­cated in Down­town, Ayyam show­cases the work of some of the top con­tem­po­rary artists in the Mid­dle East.”

Al­wane (Saifi Vil­lage, Saifi, 01 975250) “With a va­ri­ety of paint­ings, sculp­tures, and jew­elry that span decades, Al­wane’s con­trast­ing art pieces are fas­ci­nat­ing.”

Art Lab (Gouraud St., Gem­mayze, 03 244577) “Art Lab rep­re­sents over 20 artists, most of them Syr­ian. The col­lec­tion is beau­ti­ful and in­spir­ing in equal mea­sure.”

Ja­nine Rubeiz Gallery (Ma­j­dalani bldg., Av­enue Charles de Gaulle, Raouche, 01 868290) “This gallery dis­plays clas­sic and con­tem­po­rary Le­banese art by mas­ters as well as emerg­ing tal­ents.”

CHLOÉ CHELALA As­sis­tant FOM and Head Concierge ART SPA­CES

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