Artworks made in Palestine
In 1995, Francis Alÿs performed a walk holding a leaking can of blue paint in the Brazilian city of São Paulo. That simple walk was then interpreted as a poetic gesture. Nine years later, Alÿs re-enacted that same gesture with a leaking can of green paint. Alÿs’s performance provoked so much attention because the artist […]
Rage, the Flower Thrower or Love is in the Air is one of the most iconic stencils by Banksy. It shows a masked Palestinian throwing a bouquet of flowers. Banksy is known for displaying his works out in the open for the public to view, in places such as walls in the case of Rage
Armed with an American passport, Emily Jacir knew she could do something to liberate fellow Palestinians to better their lives. So, when she asked them if there was anything she could do for them right there in Palestine, anywhere in Palestine, she had prepared herself for the sacrifice. Emily Jacir using her American passport Her
Banksy, according to some sources, was born in 1974 in Bristol, United Kingdom. He is one of the world’s most secretive artists. Most of his fans don’t know how he looks likes. Over the years, Banksy has won over many hearts with his humorous and thought-provoking stencil works, which would appear in public spaces instantly
Emily Jacir is a Palestinian artist and a filmmaker. She was born in Bethlehem in 1973 and spent most of her life in Saudi Arabia. She later attended high school in Italy and eventually attended Memphis College of Arts where she graduated with an art degree. One of her most renowned work is Ex Libris.
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