The art poster in Lebanon got a quick start in the mid-sixties with the multiplication of art exhibitions in Beirut (starting with Yousef El Khal's Gallery One).
Black and White : Exhibition by Laure GhorayebAmerican University of Beirut
It reached its golden age in the early seventies with the increase in number of art galleries and art events in the cultural centers.
Makhoul 79 : arts and crafts by Elmas KayaliAmerican University of Beirut
The poster was the sign of prestige for the gallery, and was regarded a required instrument of promotion for the exhibit and the artist despite of its limited exposure.
Of Men & Horses by Rafic CharafAmerican University of Beirut
Poster production continued during the eighties despite of Lebanon's civil war and the reduced number of galleries.
Elbacha by Amine El-BachaAmerican University of Beirut
They were produced by the art galleries and the cultural centers to announce exhibitions to the public.
Mamoud Zibawi : Oils by Mahmoud ZibawiAmerican University of Beirut
Pierre Sadek 80 by Pierre SadekAmerican University of Beirut
Distributed in Ras Beirut along Hamra street and its side streets to announce an event, they were oriented towards the educated elite to emphasize the artistic event.
Agopian by Krikor AgopianAmerican University of Beirut
Based on the introduction 'AUB COLLECTION OF ART POSTERS IN LEBANON' by Cesar Nammour.