The story of the plastic painting that topped the Saudi Crown Prince’s office


Source: Qatif – Ibrahim Al-Hussein

The painting of the Saudi artist Zaman Jasim, which topped the wall in the office of the Saudi Crown Prince, Mohammed bin Salman, drew many during the cabinet meeting last Tuesday, which was held through video communication .. What is her story?

The plastic artist Zaman Jasim was astonished by the arrival of the photo at the Crown Prince’s office, and he spoke to about her story, and he said: This painting was drawn by 2017, and achieved popularity of its different idea, but I did not expect it to reach the Crown Prince’s office, where I prided myself a lot after seeing it The messages poured into my accounts. ”

He added: “This work consists of a set of experiences (albedo) that I have been working on for a while and are inspired by the local environment and heritage, but indirectly, and the painting for me is a reduction of what I see in reality, so everything that passes around me is referred to the interior of the work and I used the type of abstraction in The painting, and the Arabic letter inside the painting is also a musical feeling and I wrote the phrase (peace) inside this painting and most of my work.

And among the artist Zaman, he is trying to employ different materials. The color is not enough for him, but rather he is trying to adapt the materials to touch the same feeling of painting, but with other completely different materials, such as fiberglass, minerals, clay, and others.

The artist Zaman Jasim was born in Al-Khobar Governorate 1971, and works in the city of Qatif in the east of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, holds a diploma of the Institute of Art Education in Riyadh in 1989, devoted himself to art and participated in many activities and events inside and outside the Kingdom and held many personal exhibitions.

Among his most important foreign participation were two individual exhibitions in Paris (2004-2007), and exhibitions held in the Gulf states.


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