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Yerba Buena Center for the Arts CEO Resigns Over Pro-Palestine Action

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts CEO Resigns Over Pro-Palestine Action

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) Interim CEO Sara Fenske Bahat has resigned as the institution’s galleries remain closed since February 15, following a pro-Palestine action led by eight exhibiting artists. Fenske Bahat’s departure follows weeks of turmoil at the center. After artists Jeffrey Cheung and Lukaza Branfman-Verissimo alleged that YBCA prevented them from …

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Palestinian Artist Fathi Ghaben Dies After Israel Blocks Travel for Treatment

Palestinian Artist Fathi Ghaben Dies After Israel Blocks Travel for Treatment

Gazan artist Fathi Ghaben died on Sunday, February 25 from health complications after Israeli authorities refused to give him permission to leave the besieged region to access medical treatment. He was renowned for his oil paintings that paid homage to Palestinian culture and immortalized the struggle for liberation. The self-taught painter was 77 years old …

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