Middle Eastern Art
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Ahmed Mater is considered one of the most significant artists in the Saudi contemporary art world. His range spans painting, photography, installations, video and calligraphy and have been displayed extensively. Motifs from traditional and globalized culture often live throughout his work. He is also a founder of Edge of Arabia, an independent arts initiative that nurtures a network of artists in Saudi Arabia through exhibitions and educational programs.
Art Direction & design for the Fall / Winter advertising campaign for Aizone, a luxury department store in the Middle East. Printed in newspapers, magazines, and billboards throughout Lebanon. Direction & Art Design: Sagmeister & Walsh Photography: Henry Hair Stylist: Gregory Alan Styling: Don Sumada Retouching: Erik Johansson