Palestine

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Over 150 literary figures are calling for the release of Palestinian poet Dareen Tatour, who since last year has faced charges in Israel for sharing her poetry on Facebook and on YouTube.

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Post image for The Ineffectiveness of Words and Other Boundaries

The recently closed exhibition by Shimon Attie at Jack Shainman gallery is the documentation of a peculiar work made two years ago and installed in contested locations in Israel and the Palestinian Territories.

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Post image for A Photo Exhibition About Israel and the West Bank that Chooses Sides

On the heels of last Saturday’s protest at the Brooklyn Museum, a more careful examination of one of the two exhibitions targeted by the protesters is in order.

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Post image for Transforming a Refugee Camp’s Walls into Subtle Silhouettes

The white paint that covers many of the building facades in Al-Hussein, a refugee camp in Amman, Jordan, is chipping and peeling after decades of wear.

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Post image for Artists Launch “Letter for Palestine” Campaign at Venice Biennale

On Sunday, artists participating in and attending the 2015 Venice Biennale launched a campaign titled “Artists’ Letter for Palestine.”

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Post image for Palestinian Artist’s Rainbow Mural on the West Bank Wall Has Unintended Consequences

Artist Khaled Jarrar is no stranger to controversy.

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Post image for Israel Criticizes Swiss Support of Photo Exhibit About Palestine

The Israeli government is coming down hard on a photography exhibition in Switzerland that features images of daily life in the Palestinian Occupied Territories.

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Post image for The Story of an American Artist Who Was Denied Entry into Israel

Last week, Brooklyn-based graphic designer, curator, and artist Laura Arena was denied entry into Israel in an experience she is still trying to understand.

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Post image for A Tale of Two Exhibitions and the Politics of Forgetting

BARCELONA — The study of the history of exhibitions allows us to “shuffle the deck of art history,” as Robert Rosenblum wrote in his essay for the 2000 exhibition 1900: Art at the Cross-Roads.

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Post image for Nearly 1,000 UK Artists Commit to Cultural Boycott of Israel

Some 1,000 British artists have signed on to a cultural boycott of Israel, pledging their “support [for] the Palestinian struggle for freedom, justice and equality.”

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