More often than not, we see people spend money on the wrong kind of art, or at least, the kind of art that people cannot relate to. It’s frustrating when there are so many stories to be told and so much history to be discovered. Beirut is a very lively city, with lots of culture and history. I love seeing art galleries pop up in the city, especially ones that tell beautiful stories.
That’s the Art Scene gallery, in Gemmayze. I’m no art connoisseur, but walking into Art Scene, I immediately spotted some pieces that I could’ve stared at for ages. The day I visited, they had a lot of art showcasing the Lebanese Civil War (1975 – 1990), including a replica of the Burj El Murr tower, and some imaginations of how beautiful Beirut can be in a series of paintings by Tom Young.
The gallery is open to any and all artists who would like to showcase and sell their art. That’s made clear in the bottom story of the gallery as there are tons of paintings lined up, some waiting to be displayed and some already sold and ready to be shipped off to their new homes. If you’re around Gemmayze and would like to pass some time, Art Scene is definitely the place to hit.