SkyWatch: Modernistic Sculpture

Not much of a sky to look at in this photo, but this is one of the more modern and unusual sculptures that is part of the city of Jeddah’s huge open air museum which is free to the public. Like many others, this sculpture sits in the middle of a large intersection. I’m not sure what it’s called or who the artist is who created it. To me it looks like some sort of spaceship or possibly a crown.
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About SusieOfArabia

American woman now living in hubby's homeland of Saudi Arabia
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24 Responses to SkyWatch: Modernistic Sculpture

  1. thismechanican says:

    Saudi Arabia must be full of such interesting things. You must never put your camera away!!

  2. Dot O says:

    Beautiful sky behind the sculpture! I do love that sculpture too.

    Happy SWF!

  3. Ms Hays says:

    Very pretty sky shot! Happy Sky Watching!!

  4. floreta says:

    interesting piece. i like it!

  5. SandyCarlson says:

    Makes me think of a massive crown. Beautiful, Susie.

  6. Chris says:

    Interesting sculpture! Beautiful shot!

  7. Suzanne M says:

    Very interesting sculpture but I would imagine it to be a little out of place. Do the local people like it.

    Happy SWF.

  8. patricia says:

    Nice shot! It really looks like a crown, is a nice hornament for a museum…Have a happy weekend!

  9. Steffi says:

    Great photo for a SWF!Modern Sculpture.Interesting to see!Have a nice weekend!

  10. Guy D says:

    Great shot with a very interesting sculpture, thanks for sharing.

    Regina In Pictures

  11. Susan says:

    Looks like one of those “head massage” thingys they sell at mall kiosks.

  12. Erin says:

    this must look lovely lit up at night…i like the idea of having public works of art for all to enjoy. it is a great concept and i wish that there was more of that in the united states.
    have a wonderful weekend.


  13. Sue says:

    That’s an awesome photo! I’l like to see it lit up at night.

  14. babooshka says:

    Definitely a crown for our queen of the sneaky peek shot.

    May I mention your blog in one of my post with a link back to you?

  15. I’d go with crown or spaceship, too.
    Interesting sculpture and nice photo.

  16. ewok1993 says:

    Pretty funky. And very interesting.

    Mine’s at

  17. Gemma says:

    This is a fascinating sculpture! And to be at an intersection is most unusual! Great outline against the sky!

  18. Louise says:

    Sorry for the really bad typo. My tiny keyboard is the problem, but I wasn’t paying attention above.

  19. Louise says:

    I just can’t imagine this inthemiddle of an intersection!

  20. Geogypsy says:

    There sure are a lot of amazing sculptures in Jeddah to decorate the sky.

  21. Gill says:

    very unusual, I can’t imagine it being allowed to be built in an “old” city?

    Gill in Canada

  22. Ida says:

    Original and cool Sky Warch. 🙂

  23. Larry D says:

    Great photo! Interesting sculpture Happy SWF!

  24. washaw says:

    I’m going with crown, interesting.

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