“The Milky Way House at Beit Beirut” art exhibition opened its doors on April 29, 2022. The exhibition features the artworks of Italian artist duo Antonello Ghezzi, a project that is curated by Maie El-Hage with the support of the Istituto Italiano di Cultura Beirut.
Sara Chaar presents to us her (2020 – 2021) series ‘Imagined Certainty’, on display at Art on 56th Gallery in Gemmayze, Beirut.
The cultural scene in Beirut is bustling, and there are shows not to be missed. This article presents 5 must-see art shows (May 2021), as well as a list of upcoming shows (June 2021). In Lebanon, we are at the […]
Beirut’s art scene saw a true comeback during the holiday season of December 2020, with many art galleries opening exhibitions and launching new art shows by local artists. While some of these shows are still ongoing, Lebanon is currently under lockdown amidst a surge of coronavirus cases. Since the aforementioned art shows are on hold, this article reflects on the exhibitions of the recent past and anticipates the re-openings scheduled for February 2021.
“Under the Same Sky: From Italy to Lebanon” is a project consisting of artworks by Italian artist duo Antonello Ghezzi (who are Nadia Antonello and Paolo Ghezzi) and Lebanese artist Ralph Hage, and curated by Maie El-Hage. The project is […]
Art historian Maie El Hage interviews art gallerists and artists in Beirut, Lebanon to explore how the art scene is recovering after the explosion three months ago.
Dubai-based artist and designer Lourdy Ghorayeb depicts moments, people and their identities. She draws her artwork by putting the pen on paper and not taking it off until the piece is finished. Focusing on the very essence of things, she represents the way she sees the world in a single line through her platform Inky Ways.
Christie’s will offer its support for the art community in Lebanon and stage a charity auction to benefit the efforts to rebuild the cultural scene in Beirut under the title: WE ARE ALL BEIRUT – Art for Beirut: A Charity Auction.
Wissam Melhem exhibition “Emancipation” at Art on 56th Gallery, Beirut, Lebanon
Maie El-Hage is an architect and art historian, with a Master of Arts degree in Art History and Theory from the University of Essex in the UK, and a Bachelor of Architecture degree from the American University of Beirut. She is currently working in Talent Management, and is the region’s representative of several Arab and European artists. Based in Beirut, Maie teaches Art History and Architectural Drawing courses at the Lebanese American University. We had a chance to interview Maie and learn more about her journey and get the insights on the art scene in Lebanon.