In its ninth edition, BEIRUT ART FAIR 2018 continues its commitment to a strong and unique engagement with the world of contemporary art in highlighting the artistic scenes of Lebanon and the region. International recognition of the fair continues to grow alongside the number of participating artists, reflecting the global interest surrounding the preoccupations, concerns and interests which inspire their work. And in 2018, the fair presents a hitherto of unseen selection of both new galleries and focused exhibitions.
Let’s talk NUMBERS:
This edition of BEIRUT ART FAIR welcomed 53 internationally renowned galleries , exhibiting 250 artists from more than 20 countries and was concluded with a new record of 34,000 visitors; an increase of 21% compared to its previous edition with a 45% upgrade to the exhibition area that unfolded almost 2,000 artworks.
As an indicator of its on going success, alongside 33 returning galleries, the fair welcomed 18 first time new exhibitors with a more selective space expressing freedom and discovery between its partitions.
Come join us in September 2019, from 18 to 22, to celebrate together the 10th anniversary of BEIRUT ART FAIR!
Text and Images courtesy of Beirut Art Fair 2018