Assouline | The Mysterious Desert of The Empty Quarter
The Empty Quarter known in the Arabic-speaking world as the Ar-Rub Al-Khali, is located on the Arabian Peninsula and is one of the most arid regions on the planet. The Empty Quarter stretches over twelve hundred kilometers from west to east, and is up to six hundred kilometers wide. The desert that unfolds is a silent expanse and extraordinarily diverse. Original drawings appear alongside photography by Sayaf Alshahrani and Ibrahim Sarhan capturing the immensity and profound nature of the distinct landscape.
From serene desert expanses to coastal regions teeming with flora and fauna, the many wonders of Saudi Arabia are explored in our latest collection. This six-book series features original works by premier photographers and artists. Each volume uncovers a unique treasure of the Kingdom, whether an ancient city or historic tribe.