Art Attack

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Visitors were treated to a complete art experience at the 7th edition of Beirut Art Fair, Le Gray.

With 40 exhibitors, 1000 works, 25 nationalities, 200 artists and 15 countries, this September the Middle East’s artistic capital hosted the 7th edition of the immensely popular, Beirut Art Fair. During the fair, Le Gray, Beirut invited art lovers to enjoy the complete art experience while staying at the contemporary-chic luxury property.

Located in the historic heart of downtown Beirut, a 15-minute drive from Rafic Hariri International Airport and a short drive from the Beirut Art Fair, Le Gray, Beirut was home to various art enthusiasts who visted the venue during the fair.

For visitors, the art journey within the hotel started by exploring over 500 pieces of art of different shapes and mediums, each handpicked by Gordon Campbell Gray from all around the globe. As an official sponsor of the Beirut Art Fair, guests staying at Le Gray, Beirut were given access to the opening day and daily passes to all the shows. Guests looking for personalized bespoke itineraries to make the most of the fair, were also able to enjoy tailor-made itinerary programmes put together by the hotel.

An innovative centre for contemporary creations, the Beirut Art Fair is a leading platform for exceptional and innovative artists, trends, galleries and institutions. Guests were able to enjoy a vast and diverse collection of art pieces, including works by Lebanese woman artists that created links between Lebanon and the rest of the world from 1945 to 1975, sculptures by Lebanese artists, Islamic
art and much more.

Among luxury hotels in Beirut, Le Gray is a contemporary-classic hotel that stands out with its location in the historic downtown district. By day, the Mediterranean sparkles in front with the peaks of Mount Lebanon in the distance. By night, Beirut’s joie de vivre spills out of nearby Gemmayze’s neighbourhood restaurants.

Beirut Art Fair gathers galleries and artists from the Middle East, North Africa and South East Asia. It is an exhibition of contemporary art created in 2010 in Beirut that hosts art professionals from around the world, art enthusiasts, art dealers and emerging artists. It is the first international fair dedicated to the discovery of contemporary artistic creation of region.

For more information on Le Gray, Beirut, please visit www.legray.com

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