Top Indian artist displays work in Riyadh
A prominent Indian artist in Saudi Arabia, has showcased her paintings along with two prominent Saudi artists Othman Al-Khuzaim and Ahmed Al Salama in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
Art exhibition titled the “Hindi Gallery” was organized by Raa Art in association with the Kingdom center, under the patronage of Indian Ambassador Ahmed Javed and Executive Chairman of the General Authority for Culture, Saudi Arabia, Ahmed Al-More.
The Indian Ambassador Ahmed Javed inaugurated the exhibition recently. Executive Chairman of the General Authority for Culture, Ahmed Al-More, also graced the inauguration. Sri Lankan Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Azmi Thassim, Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of India Riyadh, Suhail Aijaz Khan, First Secretary and designated Indian Ambassador to Syria Dr. Hifzur Rhaman Azmi, many other diplomats, Saudis and expat art lovers and several artists of different nationalities visited and appreciated the works of all the three artists.
The art works of Sabiha Siddiqui were displayed under the categories Kingdom on canvas, life, women, and sisters. “Kingdom on Canvas” represents the Saudi sites of historical significance, cultural richness and architectural brilliance, which she termed as her “tribute to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia”. “Kingdom on Canvas” is comprises of a series of paintings done in classic realism style. The architectural display of the Kingdom included the Holy Kaaba and the mosque of Omar Ibn Al-Khattab (Al-Jouf) in old Halhthma degrees of white and black colors and creative dimensions. Her work also highlights the original architecture of the old Dar'iya area in Riyadh, the buildings of the old Asir region and the streets of Jeddah with its famous attractions. These works represented the realistic beauty of the Kingdom’s architecture.