Tema 3. Marwan Rechmaoui, Untitled 22 (The Arab World), 2005.
Tema 3. Marwan Rechmaoui, Beirut Caoutchouc, 2003.
Marwan Rechmaoui, (Lebanon, 1964), Beirut Caoutchouc, 2004 Engraved rubber, 3 x 825 x 675 cm, Saatchi Gallery, First shown at the Sharjah Art Foundation Collection
Marwan Rechmaoui, Untitled 22 (The Arab World)
Marwan Rechmaoui Beirut Caoutchouc (2004) engraved rubber 3 x 825 x 675 cm
19 New Yorkers Who Make Street Style An Art #refinery29 http://www.refinery29.com/2015/03/83381/the-armory-show-art-fair-nyc-street-style#slide-8 Name: Sarah AkkariJob: CEO, Senteurs d'Orient USAWhat She's Wearing: Balenciaga coat and bag, 3.1 Phillip Lim pants, and Nike sneakers.Akkari, accompanied by her sister and friends, hit the Armory Show to see the wide array of artists on display from her home country of Lebanon (like this Marwan Rechmaoui painting).
Marwan Rechmaoui is a Lebanese artist whose work often deals with themes of urban development and social history. His Beirut Caoutchouc is a large black rubber floor mat in the shape of Beirut’s current map. Embossed in precise detail with roads and byways and segmented into 60 individual pieces demarcating neighbourhoods, Rechmaoui’s installation scrutinises the physical and social formation of one of the world’s most conflicted cities. Through this piece, Rechmaoui highlights these…
Rubber City Maps - Beirut Map Art by Marwan Rechmaoui Emphasizes Class Differences (GALLERY)