Ribal Molaeb's oil paintings has been exhibited and purchased in Switzerland, Austria, Germany, Holland, USA, Qatar and Lebanon.

He learned his craft from his father artist Jamil Molaeb before moving to Salzburg Austria at age 17,  then to Vienna where he continued on his own. 

His work can be found permanently at Galerie Janine Rubeiz in Beirut. And in Atelier Ribal in Zürich.

 

Ribal Molaeb's paintings depict a longing to a complete world.

He search for visual contentment in shapes and colours, creating a profound sphere and a fine world.

 

His paintings focus on tune and balance of colours and shapes.

 

His understanding of harmony in classical music theory, helped him perceive abstract paintings and compositions. 

 

His use of strong oil color echoes his clarity and keen character. 

His sharp strokes on the canvas put out his Mount-Lebanon nature. 

 

He paints to create a personally satisfying world, cleanly designed, delicately harmonised. 

Ribal Molaeb 110x145 cm - oil on canvas
Ribal Molaeb 150x200 cm - oil on canvas
Ribal Molaeb 60x80 cm - oil on canvas
Ribal Molaeb 70x50 cm - oil on canvas
Ribal Molaeb 100x60 cm - oil on canvas
Ribal Molaeb 100x70cm - oil on canvas
Ribal Molaeb 100x50 cm - oil on canvas
Ribal Molaeb
Ribal Molaeb, Oil on Canvas
Ribal Molaeb, Oil on Canvas
Ribal Molaeb, Oil on Canvas
Ribal Molaeb, Oil on Canvas
Ribal Molaeb, Oil on Canvas
Ribal Molaeb, Oil on Canvas
Ribal Molaeb, Oil on Canvas
Ribal Molaeb, Oil on Canvas
Ribal Molaeb, Oil on Canvas
Ribal Molaeb, Oil on Canvas
Ribal Molaeb, Oil on Canvas
Ribal Molaeb, Oil on Canvas
Ribal Molaeb, Oil on Canvas
Ribal Molaeb, Oil on Canvas
Ribal Molaeb, Oil on Canvas
Ribal Molaeb, Oil on Canvas
Ribal Molaeb, oil on canvas

 

 

 

About His Work: 

 

Ribal Molaeb's paintings depict a longing to a flawless world.

He search for visual contentment in shapes and colours, creating a profound sphere as a substitution to our defective world.

 

His use of strong oil color echoes his clarity and keen character. 

His sharp strokes on the canvas put out his Mount-Lebanon nature. 

 

Ribal grew up in an atmosphere of art. Being the son of artist Jamil Molaeb, paintings were discussed on daily basis. 

The need to create art is deep, wether in its musical form or in painting.

 

Ribal left to Vienna to study classical music at the age of 17,

he pursued an international career as a classical musician performing in the most prestigious halls around Europe and America,

to later find himself searching for artistic satisfaction through oil colours. 

His understanding of harmony in classical music theory, helped him perceive abstract paintings and compositions. 

 

He paints to create a personally satisfying world, cleanly designed, delicately harmonised. 

 

 

 

 

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Biography:

 

 

Born in Baissour, Lebanon, Ribal moved to Salzburg, Austria at the age 17 to study at the Mozarteum University Salzburg. He later moved to Vienna to study at the University for Music and Performing Arts, where he got his Masters degree in arts with distinction.

He is the president of the "Molaeb Art Museum" and the founder of ''Molaeb Festival For Chamber Music And Fine Arts'' since 2015.

He currently lives and works in Zürich, Switzerland. 

 

 

Ribal Molaeb's oil paintings has been exhibited and purchased in Amsterdam, Zürich,Vienna and Beirut.

He learned his craft from his father artist Jamil Molaeb before moving to Austria at age 17 where he continued on his own. 

 

Ribal Molaeb performed several solo viola recitals in different venues around Europe. But most significantly he performed twice at the prestigious Musikverein in Vienna. 

His CD Album „My Years in Vienna“ 2010-2018 features Brahms and Hindemith viola sonatas as well as his own compositions. 

In Switzerland, he is the artistic director of ''SUMITO'’ art and music association. He was as well assigned artistic director at the "Salon Musical de l'association Wagner”. 

He is a member of Daniel Barenboim’s West-Eastern Divan Orchestra since 2010. 

His career carried him to perform in the most prestigious halls of Europe, China, North & South America. 

 

 

 

 

Exhibitions: 

 

-Galerie Janine Rubeiz, Beirut

-M.E art gallery, Amsterdam

-Art & Poster Art Gallery, Zürich

-SUMITO Kulturverein, Zürich

-Galerie Janine Rubeiz, Beirut

-Sonc Festival, Slovenia

Ribal Molaeb, Oil on Canvas
Ribal Molaeb, Oil on Canvas
Ribal Molaeb, oil on canvas
Ribal Molaeb, Oil on Canvas
Ribal Molaeb, Oil on Canvas
Ribal Molaeb, Oil on canvas
Ribal Molaeb, oil on canvas
Ribal Molaeb, oil on canvas
Ribal Molaeb, oil on canvas
Ribal Molaeb 100x110 cm oil on canvas
Ribal Molaeb
Ribal Molaeb oil on canvas
Ribal Molaeb oil on canvas