I was invited to attend the opening of the Aïshti Foundation with an exhibition of works from the collection of Tony Salamé, CEO and founder of Aïshti.
The Aïshti Foundation announced the opening of its first permanent building in Beirut Yesterday. Remarkable design from outside and inside, this building is absolutely stunning, beautiful, and inspiring designed by the renowned architectural practice Adjaye Associates, The foundation is first of its kind in the region, showcasing a dynamic mix of artists and media on an unprecedented scale.The Aïshti Foundation is part of a 35,000 square-meter complex that includes fashion boutiques, a curated bookshop, restaurants, cafes, a spa and a rooftop bar ( Not Opened yet)
“The exhibition, curated by Massimiliano Gioni, is titled New Skin and presents a selection of works from the Tony Salamé collection.Encompassing more than 2,000 works by various artists, the collection has grown at vertiginous speed in the last decade, turning the Aïshti Foundation into one of the most active and energetic institutions in the Middle East and beyond.” If you are an Art enthusiast you will love. Here are some pictures.
*All the pictures taken by the phone