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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, is KSA's 2nd largest city and is located on its west coast, right on the Red Sea. I moved here in 2007 with my Saudi hubby. This journal reflects the things that I see here, life through my eyes, my lens.
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Tag Archives: Sculptures
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
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
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
Jeddah is called the City of Art for good reason. There are more displays of public art here than perhaps any other city in the world. I have published many photos of the sculptures that dot the landscape of this … Continue reading
When I snapped this photo as I was passing by in a vehicle, I didn’t realize what I had captured until I got home and uploaded it onto the computer. The sculpture in this photo is one of the more … Continue reading
Eila Hiltunen (1922-2003) is the female Finnish artist behind this gorgeous sculpture called “Sunflower Fountain,” which is comprised of a very exact non-corrosive grade of stainless steel to resist the harsh effects of the sea and the sun. The base … Continue reading
Spanish artist Julio Lafuente created this beautiful and graceful sculpture which sits in the middle of a lagoon separating traffic lanes along Jeddah’s Corniche. It is made of solid marble. Each of the 72 circular spheres is symbolic of the … Continue reading
I’m featuring two art pieces from Jeddah’s Corniche area which runs along its coastline of the Red Sea. These sculptures are made of open framework steel pieces and are the creation of Egyptian artist Mustafa Senbel. The beautiful image aboe … Continue reading
This three piece sculpture was created by Abdulhalim Radwi, a Saudi artist who was born in Makkah. I have published a photo of this sculpture before, from a different angle on the other side and in very different light. You … Continue reading