Marwan Rechmaoui: Metropolis | Book Launch and Installation
In collaboration with Kaph Books
: Wednesday 20 September | 19:00 to 21:00
: Sursock Museum Store and Museum Esplanade
Metropolis is the monograph of artist Marwan Rechmaoui, covering twenty years of works. One of the most important post-war contemporary artists from Lebanon and the region, Rechmaoui derives inspiration from the geography and rich cultural history of Beirut, his work often reflects themes of urbanization and contemporary social and behavioral demographics.
For the occasion, Rechmaoui’s iconic artwork Beirut Caoutchouc will be exhibited for the day.
Contributors to the book include: Catherine David, Kaelen Wilson-Goldie, Waddah Charara, and Hans-Ulrich Obrist.
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