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The image of a young shirtless protester clutching a Palestinian flag drew art-historical comparisons on Twitter

On the eve of his two retrospectives in Paris, the artist discusses the works that have shaped his practice and thinking

Locals dispute the Israeli military’s claim that the building served as a headquarters for Hamas security forces

Tel Aviv’s 1:1 Center for Art and Politics is intentionally exhibiting work by contemporary Arab artists without permission or attribution

The headquarters of the A.M. Qattan foundation in Ramallah, providing new studios and galleries, aspires to be a symbol

In further news: white supremacist vandals attack Rothko Chapel; Israeli minister bans art produced in solidarity with Palestinian victims

Yasser Murtaja, who worked with the artists, was shot dead by Israeli sniper fire while covering clashes at the Gaza-Israel border

From socially engaged poetry to matters of style: what to read this weekend

Emily Jacir, AP 3852 from ex libris, 2014,  painted mural, 7 × 15 m. Courtesy Alexander and Bonin, New York; photograph: Joerg Lohse

From Hans Haacke’s 1993 exhibition ‘Germania’ through the works of the Palestinian writers Mahmoud Darwish and Wael Zuaiter to th

David Reeb, Bougainvillea, 2009

The Israeli Center for Digital Art, Holon, Israel