Michel Basbous
Edited by Gregory Buchakjian
Published for the Michel Basbous exhibition, Beirut Exhibition Center, September 2014
Contributions by Thérèse Aouad Basbous, Salah Stétié, Saleh Barakat, Arie Amaya Akkermans and Gregory Buchakjian
Graphic Design: Bassam Kahwaji/Alarm Editions, Beirut

The Michel Basbous show
Curated by Saleh Barakat and Anachar Basbous
Scenography by Pierre Hage Boutros
















First solo for 20 years, this exhibition and its accompanying publication propose new perspectives on Michel Basbous's oeuvre and on his impact - with the Rachana phenomenon - in the story of modernity in Lebanon.
Première solo depuis 20 ans, cette exposition et la publication qui l'accompagne proposent un regard nouveau sur l'oeuvre sculpté, peint et dessiné de Michel Basbous.
À travers des documents d'archives inédits, elles replacent sont rôle et celui du village de Rachana dans l'histoire de la modernité au Liban.


>> related project:
Art from Lebanon, Modern and Contemporary Artists, volume 1: 1880-1975, 2012