Artual Gallery
Collective
In With the New
Ongoing till Dec. 8
In With the New
Artual Gallery showcases the work of 12 contemporary American artists curated by Art of Choice (editorial-driven art advisory). Featured artwork presents a variety of stylistic and material differences that provides an immersive sensory experience.
Beirut Art Residency
Omar Khouri
The Left Hand of Darkness
Ongoing till Jan. 15
The Left Hand of Darkness
Khouri’s fascination with intergalactic phenomena plays into both his abstract works and portraiture in this solo exhibition in Gemmayze. He presents a series of paintings inspired not only by the luminosity and colors of space, but also space as representative of "endless lonely spaces between one person’s mind and another."
Depicting Protest
Collective
Depicting Protest
Ongoing till Mar. 1
Depicting Protest
Artists engaged with and depict ongoing social and political events and trends, interrogating and commenting on the current state of affairs in Lebanon through varied subjects and mediums.
Marfa
Paola Yacoub
Radical Grounds
Ongoing till Dec. 19
Radical Grounds
Yacoub's photographs extend beyond depictions of soil and rocks, drawing attention to the process and meaning of her unique photographic technique, as well as revealing broader socio-political and cultural connotations embedded in the concepts of 'land' and 'terrain'.
Sfeir-Semler Gallery
Lawrence Abu Hamdan
Natq
Ongoing till Jan. 4
Natq
Abu Hamdan is a highly celebrated artist whose primary focus has been the nuances and theory behind sound. In his largest exhibition to date, he presents 8 installations dating from 2012 to today. When it comes to the topic of sound, Abu Hamdan refers often to “the problem of listening” and the “illusionary quality of sound”, implying a kind of mistrust towards the reliability or accountability of sound.
Sursock Museum
Pablo Picasso
Picasso and the Family
Ongoing till Jan. 6
Picasso and the Family
Sursock Museum presents an emotionally poignant exhibition of Pablo Picasso’s works from 1895-1972. Works of this ‘Picasso and the Family’ exhibition form an endearing and intimate look at one of the greatest artists of the twentieth century. A mini retrospective, the works span almost the entirety of Picasso’s life, from age 14 to 91.