Monthly Archives: October 2009

Frustration Sculpture

There are so many public works of art in the form of sculptures in Jeddah, which sits along the Red Sea and is the second largest city in Saudi Arabia. This is a modern piece called Frustration and it was … Continue reading

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SkyWatch: Crescent and Moon

This is another unusual sculpture which is part of the world’s largest open air art museum of Jeddah. This sculpture is at home on Jeddah’s Corniche, which runs along the coast of the Red Sea. According to the book Jeddah: … Continue reading

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Early Cubism: Modern Bronze Sculpture

Called “Early Cubism,” this interesting sculpture by Jacques Lipchitz (1891-1973) is made of bronze. Lipchitz is a famous Lithuanian American artist of French descent. He joined a group of avante garde artists in France which included the well known modern … Continue reading

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Symbols of Victory Sculpture

This is just one of the many public works of art in Jeddah for all to enjoy for free. If you look closely, there are some animal heads and body parts visible. This sculpture which was made of local stone … Continue reading

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MyWorld: Angawi Tiled Mosaic Pool

At first glance, this may appear to be a beautiful blue Persian carpet. In actuality, it is a tiled mosaic at the bottom of the indoor pool in the Angawi House of Jeddah, which is a tribute to the beauty … Continue reading

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Angawi House Inside Arch

One of the most interesting private residences in Jeddah is the home of well known architect Sami Angawi. He is an expert in Islamic architecture and is also outspoken about his religion, Islam. Angawi believes that Islam has been sidetracked … Continue reading

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The Wall

This relic of a wall is located in Taif. There is no other structure in sight, so I’m guessing that this wall was built as a property line of some sort, but I don’t know for sure. When I uploaded … Continue reading

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