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JEDDAH TOOL SCULPTURES

BUILDER’S PLUMBLINE – BY MUSTAFA SENBEL “ENGINEER’S TOOLS” – PROTRACTOR, COMPASS & RULERS “CONSTRUCTION TOOLS” – WHIMSICAL SAW AND WRENCH, WHICH NO LONGER EXIST IN JEDDAH ENJOYED THIS POST?  SIGN UP FOR FUTURE POSTS DELIVERED RIGHT TO YOUR EMAIL BOX. LINKING … Continue reading

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SCULPTURES – NOW & THEN

THE HARSH CLIMATE OF JEDDAH REQUIRES SUITABLE CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS FOR ITS MANY SCULPTURES. CONSTANT MAINTENANCE IS CALLED FOR – NECESSITATING REPAIRS, REFURBISHING OR REPAINTING. WITH CHANGES TO ROADWAYS AROUND THE CITY, SOME SCULPTURES HAVE BEEN RELOCATED. OTHERS HAVE JUST DISAPPEARED. … Continue reading

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TEMPORARY CONSTRUCTION MURALS

ARTWORK FEATURING LANDMARKS AND SCULPTURES AROUND JEDDAH MURALS SET UP AS TEMPORARY BARRIERS HIDING CONSTRUCTION MESS ENJOYED THIS POST?  SIGN UP FOR FUTURE POSTS DELIVERED RIGHT TO YOUR EMAIL BOX. LINKING TO –  MOSAIC MONDAYS SOUVENIRS ALL SEASONS   from Blogger … Continue reading

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CLEAR BLUE SKIES

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PUBLIC ART OF JEDDAH

THE ILLUMINATED GLOBE – BY JULIO LAFUENTE THE ACCIDENT – BY JULIO LAFUENTE SCIENCE & RELIGION – BY JULIO LAFUENTE THE VERSE BOAT – BY JULIO LAFUENTE STALKS OF WHEAT – BY SALAH ABDULKARIM THE LIGHTHOUSE (ALSO KNOWN AS THE … 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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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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Two Vases Sculpture

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

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Accidents and Prayers

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

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