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Israeli artist takes aim at Netanyahu with life-size statue

Jul 30, 2020 - St. Louis Post-Dispatch (Missouri)

TEL AVIV, Israel - Residents of Tel Aviv woke up Wednesday to a jarring sight: a pop-up exhibit of a life-sized statue of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu enjoying a lavish meal by himself at a sprawling table, in a sendup of Leonardo da Vinci's "The Last Supper."

The installation, displayed in Tel Aviv's central Rabin Square, is the latest twist in a summer of demonstrations against Netanyahu. In recent weeks, thousands of people have taken to the streets, calling on Netanyahu to...