New Skin: Selections from the Tony Salame-Aishti Collection
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New Skin: Selections from the Tony Salame-Aishti Collection

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Published on the occasion of the opening of the new Aishti Foundation, designed by David Adjaye in Beirut, this volume showcases a selection of contemporary art masterpieces from the outstanding Lebanese collection of Tony Salame. Tony Salame is the CEO of Aishti, a fashion and luxury group operating various stores in Beirut. Salame has been collecting contemporary art since the early 1990s and has established the Aishti Foundation, a non-for-profit institution dedicated to contemporary culture, encompassing more than 2000 works by international artists. Realized on the occasion of the inauguration of the Foundation's new building, designed by the British architect David Adjaye, this volume accompanies the inaugural exhibition, titled "New Skin."show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 412 pages
  • 253 x 294 x 35mm | 2,490g
  • SKIRA
  • Milan, Italy
  • English
  • 350 colour illustrations
  • 885722984X
  • 9788857229843

About David Adjaye

British architect David Adjaye founded Adjaye Associates in 2000. His projects range in scale from private houses to civic buildings throughout Europe, North America, the Middle East, Asia and Africa. Jeffrey Deitch is an American expert in modern and contemporary art and an advisor to private and institutional art collectors. He is also an art writer and exhibition organizer. Massimiliano Gioni, Italian art critic and curator, is the director of the Fondazione Nicola Trussardi, as well as the Artistic Director of the New Museum in New York. Brendan Dugan is the owner of Karma, a bookstore, exhibition space and publishing venture active in NY since.show more