Sculptures of Jeddah

Sculptures of Jeddah

By: Chris Dercon (author)Hardback

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40 years ago, Jeddah mayor Mohamed Said Farsi transformed his city through an urban development scheme that placed contemporary art at its core. This was public art on a grand scale, designed 'to bring delight to the citizen, to give a sense of wonder and stir a sense of history'. Works were commissioned from the world's greatest sculptors and this book documents the restoration and relocation of some 26 major works to a new Open Air Museum. It allows the world a unique glimpse into a city not easily visited and shows Saudi Arabia as a place of vision and innovation in art.

About Author

Edward Booth-Clibborn has edited and published many books, including The History of the Saatchi Gallery, Edge of Arabia, and The Splendor of Iran. Fady Jameel is a patron of the arts who has made it his mission to ensure the preservation of the sculptures of Jeddah for future generations.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781861543387
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 282
  • ID: 9781861543387
  • ISBN10: 1861543387

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