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After ten years of success of Beirut Art Fair in Lebanon, Laure d’Hauteville, founder & fair director, launches MENART FAIR, and appoints Joanna Chevalier as the artistic director.

MENART FAIR is the international modern and contemporary art fair, dedicated to artists from the Middle East & North Africa, selected by must-see galleries.

The artists featured in MENART FAIR come from the Middle East (Lebanon, Syria, Palestine, Jordan, Iraq, Turkey), the Gulf States (Iran, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Oman, Yemen) and North Africa (Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, Egypt).

Unique in the West, MENART FAIR showcases a burgeoning art scene, whose dense and strong production is now supported by many renowned museums and institutions around the world.

For this second edition in Paris, 19 to 22 May 2022, some twenty international galleries are gathered for four days in the private mansion of Cornette de Saint Cyr, located in the center of Paris.

This exceptional event transport the visitor on a journey to the heart of this luminous and bewitching Orient.
The fair with confidential and joyful format, encourages collectors and visitors to take the time to meet the galleries and to exchange.

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Latest news about MENA art around the world

Mena around the world
19 January 2022

“Memory Box” by Joana Hadjithomas & Khalil Joreige now in movie theaters

Mena around the world
20 December 2021

“How will it end ?” at Fondation Boghossian 02/12/2021 – 06/02/2022

Mena around the world
20 December 2021

“Hossein Valamanesh” at The Institut des Cultures d’Islam 23/09/2021 – 13/02/2022

Mena around the world
20 December 2021

“Monaco – Alexandria, the Great Detour” at MNMN – Villa Sauber 17/12/2021 – 02/05/2022