The Picasso to Palestine project will see the famous artist’s ‘Buste de Femme’ travel to the International Academy of Art-Palestine. The painting is on loan from the Van Abbemuseum in the Netherlands.
Khaled Horani, artistic director of the International Academy of Art-Palestine, describes the process as initially beginning as a joke between himself and the artistic director of the Van Abbemuseum. The Picasso to Palestine project can certainly be seen as a political act by the Dutch institution.
Implications - The Picasso to Palestine project is monumental because of the signifance of sending a major piece of Art History to the West Bank. The art work, although unchanged, garners new meaning and importance. Companies should consider this example for how to invoke new energy into their brand.
Occupied Abstract Events
More Stats +/-
Abstract Street Art
Stylish Scratchpad Sketches
Colorfully Abstract Graffiti
Global Art Galleries
Grunge Cubist Tees
Free 2019 Report & eBook
Get the top 100 trends happening right NOW -- plus a FREE copy of our award-winning book.
Our Research Methodology
This article is one of 350,000 experiments. We use crowd filtering, big data and AI to identify insights.