Saudi Arabia's rising artists – The Greenbox Museum is the first museum dedicated solely to Saudi Art. That it is located in Amsterdam demonstrates the art's scene is finding more love overseas than at home.
Saudi Arabia's rising artists – 'The Stopper', by Saudi artist Rashed Al Shashai, sold through Artspace Gallery, which has branches in Dubai and London.
Saudi Arabia's rising artists – British art enthusiast Stephen Stapleton set up Edge of Arabia with Saudi artists Ahmed Mater and Abdulnasser Gharem. The art collective focuses on showcasing Saudi artists, like Sarah Al Abdai (shown).
Saudi Arabia's rising artists – Saudi artist Maha Malluh is part of the Edge of Arabia collective. Her installation, 'Food for Thought' displays old cassette tapes in baking trays.
Saudi Arabia's rising artists – Saudi's art scene has developed to such an extent that last March witnessed the launch of the Saudi Art Guide. Co-founder Soraya Darwish is also an artist. Her work, 'Nice to Meet You', showed at Athr Gallery.
Saudi Arabia's rising artists – Athr Gallery, one of Saudi's first contemporary art institutions, is committed to showcasing the work of young Saudi artists. Above are paintings by Sara Abdu, who exhibited at Athr's Young Saudi Artist exhibition in 2012.
Saudi Arabia's rising artists – Ahmen Mater is one of Saudi Arabia's most prominent artists. His video installation, 'Photoshop', was exhibited during the first ever Jeddah Art Week. Tate Modern director Chris Dercon made a visit.
Saudi Arabia's rising artists – Saudi artist Arwa Al Neami also showed her installation, 'Ya Taiba', during Jeddah Art Week.