The city of Jeddah in Saudi Arabia has one of the largest collections of open-air public sculptures in the world, including works by César Baldaccini, Alexander Calder, Henry Moore, Joan Miró and Victor Vasarely among others.
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But over the last thirty years the harsh climate, sand, wind and salt from the Red Sea have taken their toll on these works of art.which have lost their original beauty.
The Jeddah Restoration Project is now underway to restore some of these weather-beaten masterpieces.
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