Arts, Culture & Media

Picasso Portrait in Palestinian Territory

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Osama Nazal is a Palestinian cartoonist from Qalqilya in the West Bank. He says the first Picasso painting ever shown in the Palestinian territories is creating buzz for local artists. (Photo: Matthew Bell)

The West Bank city of Ramallah welcomed a famous guest over the past weekend. For the first time, an original masterpiece painted by Pablo Picasso is on display in the Palestinian territory. The painting is a cubist portrait from 1943 called "Buste de Femme." The World's Matthew Bell finds out why it has created such a buzz.

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