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Reborn Museum Stokes Thriving Lebanese Art Scene

Following eight years and nearly $14 million in renovations, Lebanon's iconic Sursock Museum reopened its doors to the public earlier this month in Beirut.   In doing so, it has given another boost to a resurgent cultural scene that is flourishing despite the instability of the country that spawned it.   Originally the home of aristocrat Nicolas Ibrahim Sursock — bequeathed to the city upon his death —  the museum opened in 1961 and quickly became a place where...

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