Syri-Arts, organized by the NGO Kayany, a Lebanese non-profit organization, which is inviting artists to donate a work of art which will be exhibited and auctioned to raise funds for the Syrian children who are the first victims of the unbearable tragedy of the war in Syria.
The response has been great, from the Middle East and beyond. Artists and galleries have responded with great enthusiasm to Syri-Arts' invitation with an exquisite array of works.
The exhibition is curated by Dr. Kathy Battista, Director of Contemporary Art, Sotheby's Institute of Art New York, and runs from October 30th to November 8th 2013, at the Beirut Exhibition Center (BEC). On-line bidding with PADDLE8.com will be available starting October 20th, and will last through the entire duration of the exhibition, with a live auction held at the BEC on November 8th starting 6.00 p.m. (Lebanon time +2GMT).
Syri-Arts is organized in collaboration with the Lebanese Ministry of Social Affairs, UNICEF, Save the Children International, Action Against Hunger, SyriArt Paris, Institut du Monde Arabe (IMA), and the BEC.
Nada Al Assaad
Me. Louay Ghandour