An Oral History of Picasso in Palestine




An Oral History of Picasso in Palestine
by Michael Baers

The Story of the Policeman´s Wife
Illustrated by Samir Harb

Additional Illustrations
by Johannes Sivertsen

Visual source material provided by Sander Buyck,
the archives of the Van Abbemuseum

Berlin Documentary Forum 3
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© Michael Baers/ Haus der Kulturen der Welt 2014

Photo Credits:

14​ A2badawi (
27​ ©Daniel Tepper
93​ ©Gertrud Sandqvist
96​ Pablo Picasso 1962, January 1962, Argentina. Revista Vea y Lea
97​ Michael_Jackson_in_Vegas_cropped.jpg by Keir Whitaker from Bath, UK/ CC-BY-2.0
110​ Ben Gurion (Left) Signing the Declaration of Independence held by Moshe Sharet with
Eliezer Kaplan looking on at the Tel Aviv museum on Rothschild Blvd.,
Photo: PRI OR, 05/14/1948
127​ from the series "Tal AlZaatar" by Ismail Shammout, courtesy of family Shammout
136​ Framer Framed - Francien Jonge Poerink
180​ ©Tamar Fleishman
271​ Photo courtesy Van Abbemuseum
292​ Demonstrators on Army Truck in Tahrir Square, Cairo, Date: 29 January 2011,
Photographed by: Ramy Raoof/ CC-BY-2.0
325​ Israel Matzav, Tuesday, February 22, 2011.
344​ Stuffed Giraffe in the Royal Museum for Central Africa, Tervuren, Belgium,
29 January 2011, by Lionel Allorge
354​ BAB1971002W00017/11(PAR165933) © Bruno Barbey/Magnum Photos
363​ Photo courtesy Van Abbemuseum
366​ Photo courtesy Van Abbemuseum
372​ Photo courtesy Van Abbemuseum
383​ Photo courtesy Van Abbemuseum
389​ The Karakal Battalion during its first winter training session, held in an open area
in Southern Israel, November 13, 2007,by Israel Defense Forces from Israel/ CC-BY-2.0
396​ Photo courtesy Van Abbemuseum
399​ Photo courtesy Van Abbemuseum
405​ Photo courtesy Sander Buyck
410​ Photo courtesy Van Abbemuseum
414​ Photo courtesy Van Abbemuseum
416​ The UN headquarters in New York, 7 December 2005 by Steve Cadman
422​ Photo courtesy Sander Buyck
432​ ©Khaled Jarrar
445​ Photo courtesy Sander Buyck
455​ photo for the palace, 20 May 2007, by mohammed.
456​ ©Alkemia
464​ Photo courtesy Sander Buyck
468​ Photo courtesy Sander Buyck
470​ ©Khaled Jarrar
471​ Photo courtesy Sander Buyck
481​ Photo courtesy Sander Buyck

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