GLASSTRESS BEIRUT
GLASSTRESS BEIRUT
GLASSTRESS BEIRUT
GLASSTRESS BEIRUT

GLASSTRESS BEIRUT

16TH of July till the 2ND of September
produced by Venice Projects – Adriano Berengo

The Glasstress project offers a comprehensive analytical and critical view that looks beyond the boundaries of glass, a material that until now has been imprisoned by clichés and confined to limited scopes and uses.  The project was conceived by Adriano Berengo, a Venetian cultural entrepreneur and the founder of Berengo Studio 1989 and Venice Projects, endowing Murano glass with a new and innovative image. Through this ambitious project, glass has been freed from the Venetian tradition of decoration and functionality, and has become a dynamic material used to create contemporary art. To achieve this objective, Berengo Studio regularly invites established and emerging artists to work alongside master glassmakers, encouraging them to interpret their works in glass.  Over the last twenty years, more than 140 artists from around the world have come and worked at the Berengo furnace, making their contributions to the realization of this ambitious project. Thanks to this uniqueness, Glasstress debuted in 2009 as a collateral event of the 53rd Venice Biennale of Art; it returned in 2011 for the 54th Venice Biennale.  Following up on these great successes, Glasstress has become a traveling event hosted by such major international museums as the Millesgården Museum in Stockholm, the Latvian National Museum of Art - Rīgas Birža, Latvia, and at New York’s Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) in February 2012. On May 31st, 2012, Philippe de Montebello, the former director of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, introduced, with the following words, the Glasstress New York exhibition to the American TV audience of NYC-ARTS Primetime:

“For hundreds of years, glass has been viewed by some as simply a decorative or functional medium, Glasstress New York on view at the Museum of Arts and Design shatters those notions.  Here you will see dynamic new glass works from both established and emerging artists, architects and designers from around the world.” Glass has now officially entered the world of contemporary art owing to the contribution of Glasstress.Glasstress is now arriving in Lebanon, a country whose past is indelibly linked to the use and spread of glass in the Mediterranean basin.  The Lebanese artists Marya Kazoun and Nabil Nahas have been invited to create new installations for Glasstress Beirut that will dialogue with works by the prominent international artists invited for the first time to the Beirut Exhibition Center (BEC):Joost van Bleiswijk, Sergio Bovenga, Soyeon Cho, Kiki van Eijk, El Ultimo Grito, Jan Fabre, Josepha Gasch-Muche, Kendell Geers, Jaime Hayon, Luke Jerram, Michael Joo, Marta Klonowska, Hye Rim Lee, Tomáš Libertíny, Atelier Van Lieshout, Massimo Lunardon, Javier Pérez, Jaume Plensa, Antonio Riello, Silvano Rubino, Ursula von Rydingsvard, Andrea Salvador, Thomas Schütte, Joyce Scott, Koen Vanmechelen, Fred Wilson, Pieke Bergmans, and  Zhang Huan.  This opportunity represents an important beginning for what is hoped to be a lasting exchange with the Arab world, showing how tradition and the past can create a fertile discourse with the present by bringing together seemingly distant cultures.

 

Live performance by Marya Kazoun.

 

GLASSTRESS BEIRUT
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Artists in this Exhibition

 
2015
2016
Michelangelo Pistoletto
Michelangelo Pistoletto

Exhibition

Michelangelo Pistoletto
A hardworker and aninquisitive and politically implicated man, Michelangelo Pistoletto has developed a practice with an interest towards the fundamental rather the aestetic . He was a protagonist of Arte Povera bringing art into an active relation with the diverse sphere of society. Now iconic, his...Learn more...
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Michelangelo Pistoletto

Exhibition

Michelangelo Pistoletto
A hardworker and aninquisitive and politically implicated man, Michelangelo Pistoletto has developed a practice with an interest towards the fundamental rather the aestetic . He was a protagonist of Arte Povera bringing art into an active relation with the diverse sphere of society. Now iconic, his...Learn more...
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Exhibition

Michelangelo Pistoletto
A hardworker and aninquisitive and politically implicated man, Michelangelo Pistoletto has developed a practice with an interest towards the fundamental rather the aestetic . He was a protagonist of Arte Povera bringing art into an active relation with the diverse sphere of society. Now iconic, his...Learn more...
Samia Halaby
Samia Halaby

Exhibition

Samia Halaby
The Beirut Exhibition Center and Ayyam Gallery are pleased to present Samia Halaby: Five Decades of Painting and Innovation, the first major retrospective to be organized for the renowned artist.  Curated by art historian Maymanah Farhat, this comprehensive survey includes over 50 works...Learn more...
week 1
Samia Halaby

Exhibition

Samia Halaby
The Beirut Exhibition Center and Ayyam Gallery are pleased to present Samia Halaby: Five Decades of Painting and Innovation, the first major retrospective to be organized for the renowned artist.  Curated by art historian Maymanah Farhat, this comprehensive survey includes over 50 works...Learn more...
week 2
Samia Halaby

Exhibition

Samia Halaby
The Beirut Exhibition Center and Ayyam Gallery are pleased to present Samia Halaby: Five Decades of Painting and Innovation, the first major retrospective to be organized for the renowned artist.  Curated by art historian Maymanah Farhat, this comprehensive survey includes over 50 works...Learn more...
week 3
Samia Halaby

Exhibition

Samia Halaby
The Beirut Exhibition Center and Ayyam Gallery are pleased to present Samia Halaby: Five Decades of Painting and Innovation, the first major retrospective to be organized for the renowned artist.  Curated by art historian Maymanah Farhat, this comprehensive survey includes over 50 works...Learn more...
week 4

Exhibition

Samia Halaby
The Beirut Exhibition Center and Ayyam Gallery are pleased to present Samia Halaby: Five Decades of Painting and Innovation, the first major retrospective to be organized for the renowned artist.  Curated by art historian Maymanah Farhat, this comprehensive survey includes over 50 works...Learn more...
Open Rhapsody
Open Rhapsody

Exhibition

Open Rhapsody
This exhibition imagined and created by the seasoned Lebanese photography collector Tarek Nahas, was fueled by his desire to share his passion for the art of photography – and his love of collecting it – with a wider public. Many of his fellow Lebanese private collectors accepted his...Learn more...
week 1
Open Rhapsody

Exhibition

Open Rhapsody
This exhibition imagined and created by the seasoned Lebanese photography collector Tarek Nahas, was fueled by his desire to share his passion for the art of photography – and his love of collecting it – with a wider public. Many of his fellow Lebanese private collectors accepted his...Learn more...
week 2
Open Rhapsody

Exhibition

Open Rhapsody
This exhibition imagined and created by the seasoned Lebanese photography collector Tarek Nahas, was fueled by his desire to share his passion for the art of photography – and his love of collecting it – with a wider public. Many of his fellow Lebanese private collectors accepted his...Learn more...
week 3
Open Rhapsody

Exhibition

Open Rhapsody
This exhibition imagined and created by the seasoned Lebanese photography collector Tarek Nahas, was fueled by his desire to share his passion for the art of photography – and his love of collecting it – with a wider public. Many of his fellow Lebanese private collectors accepted his...Learn more...
week 4

Exhibition

Open Rhapsody
This exhibition imagined and created by the seasoned Lebanese photography collector Tarek Nahas, was fueled by his desire to share his passion for the art of photography – and his love of collecting it – with a wider public. Many of his fellow Lebanese private collectors accepted his...Learn more...
Open Rhapsody
Open Rhapsody

Exhibition

Open Rhapsody
This exhibition imagined and created by the seasoned Lebanese photography collector Tarek Nahas, was fueled by his desire to share his passion for the art of photography – and his love of collecting it – with a wider public. Many of his fellow Lebanese private collectors accepted his...Learn more...
week 1
Open Rhapsody

Exhibition

Open Rhapsody
This exhibition imagined and created by the seasoned Lebanese photography collector Tarek Nahas, was fueled by his desire to share his passion for the art of photography – and his love of collecting it – with a wider public. Many of his fellow Lebanese private collectors accepted his...Learn more...
week 2
Open Rhapsody

Exhibition

Open Rhapsody
This exhibition imagined and created by the seasoned Lebanese photography collector Tarek Nahas, was fueled by his desire to share his passion for the art of photography – and his love of collecting it – with a wider public. Many of his fellow Lebanese private collectors accepted his...Learn more...
week 3
week 4
 

Exhibition

Open Rhapsody
This exhibition imagined and created by the seasoned Lebanese photography collector Tarek Nahas, was fueled by his desire to share his passion for the art of photography – and his love of collecting it – with a wider public. Many of his fellow Lebanese private collectors accepted his...Learn more...
Rebirth of a Nation
Rebirth of a Nation

Exhibition

Rebirth of a Nation
“Rebirth of a Nation” is an exhibition that pays homage to the Armenian Genocide on the occasion of its 100th anniversary.   Organized by Solidere and the Centennial Central Committee of Lebanon, in cooperation with Noah’s Ark Art Gallery, the exhibition is built on a two-...Learn more...
week 1
Rebirth of a Nation

Exhibition

Rebirth of a Nation
“Rebirth of a Nation” is an exhibition that pays homage to the Armenian Genocide on the occasion of its 100th anniversary.   Organized by Solidere and the Centennial Central Committee of Lebanon, in cooperation with Noah’s Ark Art Gallery, the exhibition is built on a two-...Learn more...
week 2
Rebirth of a Nation

Exhibition

Rebirth of a Nation
“Rebirth of a Nation” is an exhibition that pays homage to the Armenian Genocide on the occasion of its 100th anniversary.   Organized by Solidere and the Centennial Central Committee of Lebanon, in cooperation with Noah’s Ark Art Gallery, the exhibition is built on a two-...Learn more...
week 3
Rebirth of a Nation

Exhibition

Rebirth of a Nation
“Rebirth of a Nation” is an exhibition that pays homage to the Armenian Genocide on the occasion of its 100th anniversary.   Organized by Solidere and the Centennial Central Committee of Lebanon, in cooperation with Noah’s Ark Art Gallery, the exhibition is built on a two-...Learn more...
week 4

Exhibition

Rebirth of a Nation
“Rebirth of a Nation” is an exhibition that pays homage to the Armenian Genocide on the occasion of its 100th anniversary.   Organized by Solidere and the Centennial Central Committee of Lebanon, in cooperation with Noah’s Ark Art Gallery, the exhibition is built on a two-...Learn more...
Prix Pictet
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Prix Pictet

Exhibition

Prix Pictet
Since its creation in 2008 the Prix Pictet has become an internationally acclaimed platform for photographers whose work focuses on one of the most critical issues of our age: global sustainability. The prize makes no distinction between the various forms of photography. It is rather a celebration...Learn more...
week 2
Prix Pictet

Exhibition

Prix Pictet
Since its creation in 2008 the Prix Pictet has become an internationally acclaimed platform for photographers whose work focuses on one of the most critical issues of our age: global sustainability. The prize makes no distinction between the various forms of photography. It is rather a celebration...Learn more...
week 3
Prix Pictet

Exhibition

Prix Pictet
Since its creation in 2008 the Prix Pictet has become an internationally acclaimed platform for photographers whose work focuses on one of the most critical issues of our age: global sustainability. The prize makes no distinction between the various forms of photography. It is rather a celebration...Learn more...
week 4

Exhibition

Prix Pictet
Since its creation in 2008 the Prix Pictet has become an internationally acclaimed platform for photographers whose work focuses on one of the most critical issues of our age: global sustainability. The prize makes no distinction between the various forms of photography. It is rather a celebration...Learn more...
Prix Pictet
Prix Pictet

Exhibition

Prix Pictet
Since its creation in 2008 the Prix Pictet has become an internationally acclaimed platform for photographers whose work focuses on one of the most critical issues of our age: global sustainability. The prize makes no distinction between the various forms of photography. It is rather a celebration...Learn more...
week 1
Prix Pictet

Exhibition

Prix Pictet
Since its creation in 2008 the Prix Pictet has become an internationally acclaimed platform for photographers whose work focuses on one of the most critical issues of our age: global sustainability. The prize makes no distinction between the various forms of photography. It is rather a celebration...Learn more...
week 2
week 3
 
Wajih Nahle Retrospective

Exhibition

Wajih Nahle Retrospective
“Raid of the Furthest Horizons” is the most comprehensive retrospective exhibition of the work and career of Lebanese artist Wajih Nahle, curated by Cesar Nammour.   The energetic brush stroke in Nahle’s paintings started to appear since his early career in 1952. It reflects...Learn more...
week 4

Exhibition

Prix Pictet
Since its creation in 2008 the Prix Pictet has become an internationally acclaimed platform for photographers whose work focuses on one of the most critical issues of our age: global sustainability. The prize makes no distinction between the various forms of photography. It is rather a celebration...Learn more...
Wajih Nahle Retrospective
Wajih Nahle Retrospective

Exhibition

Wajih Nahle Retrospective
“Raid of the Furthest Horizons” is the most comprehensive retrospective exhibition of the work and career of Lebanese artist Wajih Nahle, curated by Cesar Nammour.   The energetic brush stroke in Nahle’s paintings started to appear since his early career in 1952. It reflects...Learn more...
week 1
Wajih Nahle Retrospective

Exhibition

Wajih Nahle Retrospective
“Raid of the Furthest Horizons” is the most comprehensive retrospective exhibition of the work and career of Lebanese artist Wajih Nahle, curated by Cesar Nammour.   The energetic brush stroke in Nahle’s paintings started to appear since his early career in 1952. It reflects...Learn more...
week 2
Wajih Nahle Retrospective

Exhibition

Wajih Nahle Retrospective
“Raid of the Furthest Horizons” is the most comprehensive retrospective exhibition of the work and career of Lebanese artist Wajih Nahle, curated by Cesar Nammour.   The energetic brush stroke in Nahle’s paintings started to appear since his early career in 1952. It reflects...Learn more...
week 3
Wajih Nahle Retrospective

Exhibition

Wajih Nahle Retrospective
“Raid of the Furthest Horizons” is the most comprehensive retrospective exhibition of the work and career of Lebanese artist Wajih Nahle, curated by Cesar Nammour.   The energetic brush stroke in Nahle’s paintings started to appear since his early career in 1952. It reflects...Learn more...
week 4

Exhibition

Wajih Nahle Retrospective
“Raid of the Furthest Horizons” is the most comprehensive retrospective exhibition of the work and career of Lebanese artist Wajih Nahle, curated by Cesar Nammour.   The energetic brush stroke in Nahle’s paintings started to appear since his early career in 1952. It reflects...Learn more...
In the depths of our crater lake, all is silent
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In the depths of our crater lake, all is silent

Exhibition

In the depths of our crater lake, all is silent
In the depths of our crater lake, all is silent… represents a moment and an occasion of confrontation and of reflection around the idea of place and of the relationship existing between the exhibition space and the artwork. The show has been conceived as a dialogue between 18 artists,...Learn more...
week 3
In the depths of our crater lake, all is silent

Exhibition

In the depths of our crater lake, all is silent
In the depths of our crater lake, all is silent… represents a moment and an occasion of confrontation and of reflection around the idea of place and of the relationship existing between the exhibition space and the artwork. The show has been conceived as a dialogue between 18 artists,...Learn more...
week 4

Exhibition

In the depths of our crater lake, all is silent
In the depths of our crater lake, all is silent… represents a moment and an occasion of confrontation and of reflection around the idea of place and of the relationship existing between the exhibition space and the artwork. The show has been conceived as a dialogue between 18 artists,...Learn more...
In the depths of our crater lake, all is silent
In the depths of our crater lake, all is silent

Exhibition

In the depths of our crater lake, all is silent
In the depths of our crater lake, all is silent… represents a moment and an occasion of confrontation and of reflection around the idea of place and of the relationship existing between the exhibition space and the artwork. The show has been conceived as a dialogue between 18 artists,...Learn more...
week 1
In the depths of our crater lake, all is silent

Exhibition

In the depths of our crater lake, all is silent
In the depths of our crater lake, all is silent… represents a moment and an occasion of confrontation and of reflection around the idea of place and of the relationship existing between the exhibition space and the artwork. The show has been conceived as a dialogue between 18 artists,...Learn more...
week 2
In the depths of our crater lake, all is silent

Exhibition

In the depths of our crater lake, all is silent
In the depths of our crater lake, all is silent… represents a moment and an occasion of confrontation and of reflection around the idea of place and of the relationship existing between the exhibition space and the artwork. The show has been conceived as a dialogue between 18 artists,...Learn more...
week 3
HEARTLAND-Territoire d’Affects

Exhibition

HEARTLAND-Territoire d’Affects
In HEARTLAND - Territoire d’Affects , internationally renowned Lebanese artists will present their artworks addressing the emotional territory of love, disenchantment, fusion and rejection. The participating artists react to an imposed situation, an experience, a sensation, a memory....Learn more...
week 4

Exhibition

In the depths of our crater lake, all is silent
In the depths of our crater lake, all is silent… represents a moment and an occasion of confrontation and of reflection around the idea of place and of the relationship existing between the exhibition space and the artwork. The show has been conceived as a dialogue between 18 artists,...Learn more...
HEARTLAND-Territoire d’Affects
HEARTLAND-Territoire d’Affects

Exhibition

HEARTLAND-Territoire d’Affects
In HEARTLAND - Territoire d’Affects , internationally renowned Lebanese artists will present their artworks addressing the emotional territory of love, disenchantment, fusion and rejection. The participating artists react to an imposed situation, an experience, a sensation, a memory....Learn more...
week 1
HEARTLAND-Territoire d’Affects

Exhibition

HEARTLAND-Territoire d’Affects
In HEARTLAND - Territoire d’Affects , internationally renowned Lebanese artists will present their artworks addressing the emotional territory of love, disenchantment, fusion and rejection. The participating artists react to an imposed situation, an experience, a sensation, a memory....Learn more...
week 2
HEARTLAND-Territoire d’Affects

Exhibition

HEARTLAND-Territoire d’Affects
In HEARTLAND - Territoire d’Affects , internationally renowned Lebanese artists will present their artworks addressing the emotional territory of love, disenchantment, fusion and rejection. The participating artists react to an imposed situation, an experience, a sensation, a memory....Learn more...
week 3
HEARTLAND-Territoire d’Affects

Exhibition

HEARTLAND-Territoire d’Affects
In HEARTLAND - Territoire d’Affects , internationally renowned Lebanese artists will present their artworks addressing the emotional territory of love, disenchantment, fusion and rejection. The participating artists react to an imposed situation, an experience, a sensation, a memory....Learn more...
week 4

Exhibition

HEARTLAND-Territoire d’Affects
In HEARTLAND - Territoire d’Affects , internationally renowned Lebanese artists will present their artworks addressing the emotional territory of love, disenchantment, fusion and rejection. The participating artists react to an imposed situation, an experience, a sensation, a memory....Learn more...
Tra Due Fuochi
Tra Due Fuochi

Exhibition

Tra Due Fuochi
This exhibition marks Jean Bogossian’s second passage at the Beirut Exhibition Center for a solo exhibition, after Burning in 2011. Over the years, Jean Boghossian has experimented with different techniques –drawing, oil painting, charcoal, watercolor, folding and collage- on his way to...Learn more...
week 1
Tra Due Fuochi

Exhibition

Tra Due Fuochi
This exhibition marks Jean Bogossian’s second passage at the Beirut Exhibition Center for a solo exhibition, after Burning in 2011. Over the years, Jean Boghossian has experimented with different techniques –drawing, oil painting, charcoal, watercolor, folding and collage- on his way to...Learn more...
week 2
Tra Due Fuochi

Exhibition

Tra Due Fuochi
This exhibition marks Jean Bogossian’s second passage at the Beirut Exhibition Center for a solo exhibition, after Burning in 2011. Over the years, Jean Boghossian has experimented with different techniques –drawing, oil painting, charcoal, watercolor, folding and collage- on his way to...Learn more...
week 3
Tra Due Fuochi

Exhibition

Tra Due Fuochi
This exhibition marks Jean Bogossian’s second passage at the Beirut Exhibition Center for a solo exhibition, after Burning in 2011. Over the years, Jean Boghossian has experimented with different techniques –drawing, oil painting, charcoal, watercolor, folding and collage- on his way to...Learn more...
week 4

Exhibition

Tra Due Fuochi
This exhibition marks Jean Bogossian’s second passage at the Beirut Exhibition Center for a solo exhibition, after Burning in 2011. Over the years, Jean Boghossian has experimented with different techniques –drawing, oil painting, charcoal, watercolor, folding and collage- on his way to...Learn more...
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Tra Due Fuochi
Tra Due Fuochi

Exhibition

Tra Due Fuochi
This exhibition marks Jean Bogossian’s second passage at the Beirut Exhibition Center for a solo exhibition, after Burning in 2011. Over the years, Jean Boghossian has experimented with different techniques –drawing, oil painting, charcoal, watercolor, folding and collage- on his way to...Learn more...
week 1
Tra Due Fuochi

Exhibition

Tra Due Fuochi
This exhibition marks Jean Bogossian’s second passage at the Beirut Exhibition Center for a solo exhibition, after Burning in 2011. Over the years, Jean Boghossian has experimented with different techniques –drawing, oil painting, charcoal, watercolor, folding and collage- on his way to...Learn more...
week 2
Photomed 2016

Exhibition

Photomed 2016
For 3 consecutive years, Photomed Liban has been showcasing the work of established and emerging photographers and artists from the Mediterranean. The region's multi-layered and rich cultures, turbulent politics and social changes, and of course beauty of scenery create exceptional subjects for...Learn more...
week 3
Photomed 2016

Exhibition

Photomed 2016
For 3 consecutive years, Photomed Liban has been showcasing the work of established and emerging photographers and artists from the Mediterranean. The region's multi-layered and rich cultures, turbulent politics and social changes, and of course beauty of scenery create exceptional subjects for...Learn more...
week 4

Exhibition

Tra Due Fuochi
This exhibition marks Jean Bogossian’s second passage at the Beirut Exhibition Center for a solo exhibition, after Burning in 2011. Over the years, Jean Boghossian has experimented with different techniques –drawing, oil painting, charcoal, watercolor, folding and collage- on his way to...Learn more...
Photomed 2016
Photomed 2016

Exhibition

Photomed 2016
For 3 consecutive years, Photomed Liban has been showcasing the work of established and emerging photographers and artists from the Mediterranean. The region's multi-layered and rich cultures, turbulent politics and social changes, and of course beauty of scenery create exceptional subjects for...Learn more...
week 1
Photomed 2016

Exhibition

Photomed 2016
For 3 consecutive years, Photomed Liban has been showcasing the work of established and emerging photographers and artists from the Mediterranean. The region's multi-layered and rich cultures, turbulent politics and social changes, and of course beauty of scenery create exceptional subjects for...Learn more...
week 2
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Exhibition

Photomed 2016
For 3 consecutive years, Photomed Liban has been showcasing the work of established and emerging photographers and artists from the Mediterranean. The region's multi-layered and rich cultures, turbulent politics and social changes, and of course beauty of scenery create exceptional subjects for...Learn more...
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