Alfred Basbous, Couple, 1997, white carara marble, 37h x 35 x 18 cm, Courtesy of Alfred Basbous foundation
In 1996 Mark Hachem opened his first contemporary art gallery in the heart of Paris, in the Marais. The opening of a second gallery followed, eleven years later, when Hachem inaugurated his Madison Avenue location in New York. Since the successful opening of the Beirut gallery in 2010, Mark Hachem’s engagement with the artistic currents of the Middle Eastern and Asian market has increased and flourished. Over the past two decades, the gallery has exposed prestigious artists, initially distinguishing itself from other Parisian galleries for its interest in Kinetic art. Mark Hachem exhibits prestigious artists of the Op Art movement. The gallery takes part in prestigious contemporary art fairs around the world. With more than 200 exhibitions to his credit, Mark Hachem Gallery has acquired a robust international reputation for its dynamism and professionalism. An ardent defender of contemporary art, Mark Hachem is also an adviser to public institutions and private collectors.
Charbel Samuel Aoun