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A Look Around Beirut’s Brand New Aïshti Foundation

The retail section of the Aïshti Foundation's complex in Beirut. COURTESY AÏSHTI FOUNDATION

The retail section of the Aïshti Foundation’s complex in Beirut.

COURTESY AÏSHTI FOUNDATION

In the Summer issue of ARTnews, our annual “Top 200 Collectors” issue, we profiled prodigious contemporary art collector and fashion retail magnate Tony Salamé, whose hotly-anticipated 40,000-square-foot exhibition space for his Aïshti Foundation opened in Beirut last weekend. This slide show provides a brief look around the new David Adjaye–designed building, which also encompasses a high-end shopping center, and the inaugural exhibition “New Skin,” curated by New Museum artistic director Massimiliano Gioni.

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