JEDDAH: FOUZIA KHAN
Published — Sunday 24 February 2013
Last update 23 February 2013 10:42 pm
Art association Arabian Wings and Dubai-based publishing house Brown Book will launch an exhibition and art book called Limited Edition 2 to display the work of 26 Saudi artists.
The exhibition will start today in Jeddah’s Theatro Mall in Tahlia Street. The book will be available free of charge.
Limited Edition 2 contains 30 pieces of art in various styles, ranging from acrylic on canvas, mixed media, wooden art, installation art, oil pastel on carved wood, sculptures of marble and metal, digital art, Arabic calligraphy and photography.
“We want to bring the work of talented Saudi artists to the forefront for the world to see and enjoy,” said Najlaa Felemban, founder of Arabian Wings yesterday.
The book features works and biographies of Khaled Bin Afif, Sultan Mandili, Essam Kabli, Saud Mahjoob, Ali Al-Hasan, Ahmed Al-Qadi, Ibrahim Al-Arafi, Mohammed Haider, Khaled Al-Ameer, Talal Al-Tukhais, Ayman Hafiz, Fayez Abu Harees, Mansour AL-Shareef, Kholoud Al Bougami, Zaman Al-jasim, Mohammed Bahrawi, Najlaa Felemban, Ahmed Husain, Hanaa Banama, Mohammed Al-Jad, Yosef Jaha, Waleed Kurdi, Ahmed Al-Ahmadi, Saud Khan, Ibrahim Bugs and Mohammed Al-Rubat.
Yasmin Rasool from Brown Book said the publishing company sees itself as a cultural engineer. “Brown Book is an urban and essential guide to the contemporary Middle East. More than five years after its launch, it has explored offbeat subjects with an outlook across the entire region from Tehran to Casablanca,” she said.