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Desert of Pharan: Unofficial Histories Behind the Mass Expansion of Mecca

Published by Lars Muller, more than 600 photographs taken over five years chart the Holy City's origins and its more recent history.

Ahmed Mater – Monograph

An illuminating look at one of the Middle East’s most fascinating contemporary artists, this survey is the first to explore the life and art of Ahmed Mater including contributions by leading scholars and commentators writing from London, Riyadh, Los Angeles, Abha, Sana'a and Amsterdam.

Sculptures of Jeddah

Mohamed Said Farsi became Mayor of Jeddah in 1972 and rejuvenated the city with public art at its heart. The resulting — and unprecedented — urban landscape is now enriched by a diversity of works from world-famous artists, such as Arp, César, Calder, Lipschitz, Miró, Moore, Pomodoro, and Vasarely, as well as regional artists including Salah Abdulkarim and Shafiq Mazloum. This book shows Saudi Arabia as a place of artistic vision and innovation and allows a glimpse into a city not easily visited. Jeddah has grown since 1972 and now some 53 major pieces are being restored and relocated to the sea front. 

Edge of Arabia

This milestone book explores the extraordinary contemporary arts culture of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. It offers an inspiring window into the creative life of a Kingdom in transition.and shows the work of 12 pioneering artists. 

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