Rayyane Tabet | the artist




The artist Rayyane Tabet
Born 1983, Lebanon.
Lives and works in New York, USA.

Style and technique of the artist: Architecture, Installation art, Sharjah Biennale,

Born in Lebanon in 1983, Rayyane Tabet is an artist and architect who lives and works in New York. In his installations, Tabet utilizes everyday objects such as mattresses, soap bars and suitcases in surreal ways, investing them with symbolic meanings.
2011 Sharjah Biennial Prize


Biography and art, auction, artworks, interview, statement, website:









Original artworks, prints, exhibition posters, monographs, books, collectibles.

Rayyane Tabet
Rayyane Tabet’s Fossils is inspired from his childhood in Beirut, a city tormented by war, fear and death. In this mixed-media installation, petrified suitcases literally represent the permanent state of constant mobility that the Lebanese at present find themselves in…

Rayyane Tabet
His work to date examines relations between distinct sociopolitical situations by way of the excavation of found and produced objects…

Rayyane Tabet
Rayyane Tabetís work has been concerned with researching hidden histories that are transformed and retold through his objects and installations.



modern & contemporary artists © the-artists.org 1998 -2013