Abstract expressionism, classical cartoons, portraits and early graffiti writing are all inspirations for the artist’s work. Throughout his process, he combines the clashing styles together to document everyday life subject matters related to his surroundings, while maintaining a minimal format to balance between chaos and tranquility.
Untitled Series, 2020
|Acrylic on canvas
Born in 1981, Saudi artist Talal Al Zeid was raised in Europe and studied in the U.S. for higher education. Growing up, he was influenced by Hip Hop culture and Abstract Expressionism and pursued Graffiti Art. Al Zeid collaborated on numerous projects with global brands such as REISS, Red Bull, GAP, American Express and Adidas. Today, he lives and works in Riyadh where his studio is.