Saudi Arabia’s first painted facades graffiti
Some depicting people, which is prohibited by Islam.
KUWAIT city, March 3. /TASS/. In Saudi Arabia in al Khobar and six buildings were painted with graffiti. As reported by the newspaper Arab News, the first of its kind in the Kingdom.
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More than twenty masters adorn the facades of houses in the past ten days. On some drawings there are images of people, which is prohibited by Islam. The organizer of the exhibition street art has become the owner of a local art gallery Mahdavi al-Baz. Financial support for the project was provided by Saudi Princess Abeer bint Faisal al Saud.
“I wanted to give Saudi artists the opportunity to show their talents,” said al-Baz. According to him, many people come to beautiful homes to admire the work of artists and take photos for memory. The project aroused interest in other areas, so that in the future we can hope for a change in the appearance of the entire city. Saudi artists are ready to go even further, al-Baz is confident that he and his associates will leave their works in many cities of the country.