A gem found in Monot, a man searching for springtime… with a magnifying glass. The naïveté of this brought a smile to our faces the second we… Read more “In search of springtime”
Lebanese poet, playwright, philosopher… Said Akl is a true symbol of the country, here impeccably painted on a wall in Gemmayze. The interesting net with locks all… Read more “Said Akl on a street in Gemmayze… or the Pont des Arts?”
Popular Lebanese play, “Bennesbe la bukra chou”, by legendary Ziad Rahbani, painted by the Ashekman brothers in Basta. Ziad and his genius of a mother, Fairuz, were… Read more “What about tomorrow?”
After seeing Halwani’s mind-blowing portrait of the Lebanese icon, we spotted Ashekman‘s rendition on a wall in Achrafieh, on the way to Sassine. The text underneath, partially blocked… Read more “Sabah blooming around town”
Step by step, we aim to enrich this gallery until we have all Ashekman’s work displayed here.
Thehab safi… Arabic for, roughly, “pure gold”. A play on the iconic singer’s name, Wadih El Safi. Yet another brilliantly drawn portrait by Ashekman. This was taken… Read more “When the iconic draw the iconic”
…pun intended. Another popular Lebanese graffiti artist is the young Yazan Halwani, who drew the above 100,000 Lebanese Pound bill on a wall near Sodeco in Beirut.… Read more “Yazan Halwani: artists in the hundreds”