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Mohammed Al Thagafi’s ‘Ambition’ is inspired by the ambition of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, with three rings that symbolize the first, second and third stages of the Saudi state. The graceful texture of the piece represents Al Thagafi’s relationship with modern architecture as a source of inspiration throughout his work.


Mohammed Al Thagafi

Saudi Arabia

Muhammad Al Thagafi (born in 1975) is a founding member of the Saudi Society for Fine Arts. Among the pioneers of the Saudi art scene, he is a well-known sculptor locally and internationally. He holds a master's degree in sculpture from Umm Al-Qura University (2016).

Al Thagafi's work has been shown in group exhibitions including: Misk International Symposium in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (2018); Saudi Anamel exhibition in Germany (2008); UNESCO Exhibition in Austria (2007); And many more in Egypt, Kuwait, Oman, Morocco, Russia, China, Senegal, Syria and Turkey. Solo exhibitions include: "Tajjalyat" exhibition in Al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia (2016), Naqa' exhibition in Jeddah (2016), and "Legend and Stone"; exhibition at Shubra Palace, Taif, Saudi Arabia (2007).

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