The Sursock Museum has the pleasure to invite you to the opening of "Laure et Mazen : Correspondance(s)" on Thursday 31 January 2019, 18:00 to 21:00.
This exhibition is supported by Banque Libano-Française. It will be on view until 26 August 2019, Collection Galleries, Level 1.
► About the exhibition
Laure Ghorayeb is a poet, artist, and art critic. Mazen Kerbaj is an artist, illustrator, and musician. Together, they form one of the most touching artist duos. Their mediums of choice are technical pens, India ink, and paper. Sheets, sketchbooks, scraps, and rolls: paper in all its forms falls prey to the two accomplices.
Laure, the mother, is now 88 years old, and at 44, her son Mazen is exactly half her age. Since 2006, and in parallel to their individual practice, they have developed a four-handed practice and unique style, where the minutiae of Laure’s strokes merge with Mazen's big-nosed silhouettes. There is no need to recognize who does what in the flurry and entanglement of their drawings and correspondence: one need simply keep up with their frenzy and their limitless ambition.