Culture & History

Picasso of Palestine

February 1, 2015 Palestine Square

Thirteen-year-old Mohammed Quraiqe has gained notoriety as the “Picasso of Palestine” for his portraits and landscapes. A resident of the Shujaiya, the area hardest hit by Israel during its summer 2014 offensive against Gaza, Quraiqe often reflects images of war and suffering in his work. He is also known for