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SCULPTURES OF JEDDAH: TWENTIETH-CENTURY SCULPTURE IN THE ARABIAN PENINSULA. Booth-Clibborn Editions, London, 2015. Distributed in the U.S.A. by Abrams, New York. 278 pp. with 270 ills. (221 col.) and 191 reference ills. 32 x 25 cm. ISBN 9781861543387 In English.
Publisher's description: 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, Cesar, Calder, Lipschitz, Miro, 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, known as the Corniche.
Indexing: Western, International (Western Style) — Post-1945 — Sculpture
Plans: 70,54
Worldwide Number: 155064
Hardcover $65.00t (libraries receive a 20% discount on this title)    

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