Tag Archives: Art

Sculpture Against the Sky

It’s difficult to get a good photo of this particular sculpture since it is located on a busy roadway and it’s impossible to stop and take a photo. I believe this is the work of German artist Ottmar Hollman, as … Continue reading

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Modern Sculpture in Jeddah

Many of my photos here in Jeddah are taken from a moving vehicle – and because my husband usually drives pretty fast, I end up deleting a lot of my photos once I go through them.  While this isn’t a … Continue reading

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The Coffee Server – in Jeddah

At all functions and events I have attended here in Saudi Arabia, there are always beautifully tailored, traditionally dressed men offering Arabic coffee to guests.  The Arabic coffee is called gahwa and the man serving it is called “gahwa jee.” … Continue reading

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Jeddah Art Festival Display

Because we are still isolating due to the virus, I am going through my old photos, since I am not out and about taking photos. Today’s pick is of an artist’s entry in Jeddah Art Week in February of 2014.  … Continue reading

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Jeddah’s Dallah Fountain

This well known fountain on Sultan Road in Jeddah consists of more than 20 dallah coffee pots arranged on pedestals at varying heights.  I’ve actually seen it functioning as a fountain a few times but most often it’s not operating.  … Continue reading

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Jeddah Boat Sculpture – Now Gone

Jeddah is home to hundreds of works of art that grace the landscape of the city.  Many of the sculptures used to occupy the space in the center of traffic circles, many of which have been replaced in recent years … Continue reading

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KAUST Awesome Artwork

This is a really colorful and modern looking piece of art out at KAUST, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology. It is located in a long narrow room along with several other interesting pieces of art, and this one … Continue reading

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KAUST Portrait of a King

This is an amazing likeness of the King of Saudi Arabia – and it is made entirely from computer components. The portrait hangs in one of the buildings at KAUST, King Adbullah University of Science and Technology, “an international, graduate-level … Continue reading

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My World: The Fist

The Fist is a very well known sculpture of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.  It was created by the French artist Cesar and is made of bronze.  The Fist is located in the middle of a boulevard, like many sculptures in Jeddah’s … Continue reading

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