#16 Thursday 3rd May 2021
MENART FAIR, the first edition of the fair dedicated exclusively to art from the Middle East and Maghreb, gives an extremely positive assessment of its first edition which ended on Sunday May 30, 2021 at 6 p.m.
ARTVISION makes you discover the MENART Fair in video.
The success of the first edition of MENART FAIR overall exceeded the expectations of its organizers: the overwhelming majority of exhibitors expressed their enthusiasm for their participation in the fair and wish to participate in the next edition. The 2,532 registered visitors (95% were Parisians) unanimously appreciated the diversity and richness of the works exhibited.
Sunday, May 30, in the afternoon, more than 300 people returned to visit the fair.
The visitors of Eiwan al Gassar Gallery’s booth (Qatar)
The long-awaited deconfinement, the beauty of the place, the wind of freedom and the sun are not the only causes of this success. Visitors were unanimously pleasantly surprised by the quality of the exhibitors and the works on display, as well as the scenography of the space. This plebiscite honors the organizer, but the resulting feeling of accomplished mission is due above all to the feedback from the participants, these 22 exhibitors who placed their trust to this fair promise in a complicated context.- 86% of exhibitors (19/22) made sales during the fair, in addition to the sales made via the online exhibition on ArtSy  (until June 16th) – Most sales are in the range of 5,000 to 18,000 €, with the peak at 50,000€. – A majority of exhibitors declare to have made important contacts with new collectors and expect to make new sales in the days to come. – Out of 19 respondents out of 22 exhibitors, 73% (14 exhibitors) gave an overall evaluation score above 8/10. – More than 90% of respondents say they want to participate in the next edition of MENART FAIR.
The visitors of Leila Heller Gallery’s booth (USA / UAE)
27 groups of art collectors, museums and institutions * benefited from the mediations and the initiatory journey led in particular by Joanna Chevalier (artistic director) and Laure’Hauteville (director and founder of the fair).All lectures are also available here for the public to view. * Fondation Cartier, Fondation Guerlain, LVMH, Pinault, Musée du Jeu de Paume, Centre Georges Pompidou, Palais de Tokyo, IMA, Institut des Cultures d’Islam, Cité Internationale des Arts, Poush Manifesto,, Ministry of Culture, Ministry of Business Foreigners, Sam Art Project, Le Spot, French Agency for the Development of AlUla, Directors of Operations of Expertise France, … and many groups of art collectors….
 The visitors of Galleria Continua’s booth (San Gimignano/ Beijing / Les Moulins / Habana / Roma / Sao Paulo / Paris)
Participating galleries
193 GALLERY (Paris) ATELIER RELIEF (Brussels) ATHR (Jeddah) AYN GALLERY (Paris) BY LARA SEDBON x DURAZZO PROJECTS (Paris) EIWAN AL GASSAR GALLERY (Doha, Qatar) ELMARSA GALLERY (La Marsa / Dubai) GALERIE 127 (Marrakech, Montreuil) GALERIE BESSIERES (Chatou, France) GALERIE CHERIFF TABET (Beirut) ESTHER WOERDEHOFF (Paris / Geneva) GALERIE LA LA LANDE (Paris) GALERIE NATHALIE OBADIA (Paris / Brussels) GALERIE TANIT (Beyrouth / Munich) GALLERIA CONTINUA (San Giminiano / Beijing / Les Moulins / Habana / Roma / Sao Paulo / Paris) LA GALERIE 38 (Casablanca) LEILA HELLER GALLERY (New York / Dubai) MARK HACHEM (Beyrouth / Paris / New York) SALEH BARAKAT GALLERY (Beirut) SHIRIN ART GALLERY (Tehran / New York) STUDIO NADA DEBS (Beirut) WADI FINAN ART GALLERY (Amman)
Les visiteurs sur le stand de la Galerie 38 (Morocco)
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Practical informations
Cornette de Saint Cyr – 6 avenue Hoche – 75008 Paris  Tel : +33 1 47 27 11 24 Free access exclusively by online reservation here :
Public access Thursday, May 27 to Sunday, May 30, from 12 pm to 6 pm, with online reservation, by time slot.
Collectors & institutions preview Thursday, May 27 to Sunday, May 30, from 10 am to 12 pm (by invitation) with mediation for groups. We are pleased to announce our partnership with Artsy, the leading global marketplace for discovering and collecting art online starting from 27th of May 2021.
Sanitary measures implemented by Cornette de Saint Cyr & MENART FAIR
In accordance with current French regulations, strict sanitary measures are put in place to guarantee the health and safety of all visitors : – Hands-free ticketing – One-way circuit in the fair – Wearing masks is compulsory – Availability of hydro-alcoholic gel – Real-time monitoring of site saturation.
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