Two Palestinians make guest appearance on Tel Aviv's art scene
Exhibitions by Palestinian artists Manal Mahamid and Raafat Hattab attempt to address the concept of home using allegory but fall into cliché.
In a brief and apologetic essay posted to his Hebrew-language blog in January, art historian Gideon Ofrat explains the reasons for his own near-total neglect of Palestinian artists. "How is it," he asks himself, "that in my decades of writing Israeli art history and curating local exhibitions I avoided, almost completely, to consider the Palestinian who live among us?"
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