Bid to Benefit 8 Museums in Israel

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  • April 27, 2021

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Alex Katz, Yellow Flags 3, 2020, Archival pigment inks on Crane Museo Max 365 gsm paper. Edition of 150, Signed, numbered and dated in pencil, 33 x 22 in.
Courtesy of American Friends of Museums in Israel

American Friends of Museums in Israel  

Fine Art Online Auction Fundraiser hosted by Artsy  

May 11-25, 2021         

Pandemic-related closings have severely impacted our partner museums causing severe budget gaps.  While open, and adapting by offering imaginative virtual programming, our museums continue to practice strict social distancing. 

The American Friends of Museums in Israel represents eight exceptional and diverse museums: Design Museum Holon, Haifa City Museum, Haifa Museum of Art, Hermann Struck Museum, Mané-Katz Museum, National Maritime Museum, Tikotin Museum of Japanese Art, and the Tower of David Museum of the History of Jerusalem.    

Auction info - Over 60 works ranging from paintings and sculptures to photographs and works on paper by artists including:  


AES+F, Hiro Ando, John Baldessari, Edward Burtynsky, Chuck Close, Jim Dine, Peter Doig, Katrin Fridriks, Nan Goldin, Bill Henson, Damien Hirst, David Hockney, Liu Jianhua, Alex Katz, Deborah Kass, Karen Knorr, Jeff Koons, Dongi Lee, Robert Longo, Alex Majoli, Ernesto Marenco, Andrew Moore, Shirin Neshat, Ed Ruscha, Richard Serra, Kiki Smith, Shinique Smith, Donald Sultan, Philip Taaffe, Rosemarie Trockel, Zhan Wang, and Ai Weiwei, among many others.   

The American Friends of Museums in Israel recognizes, promotes, and honors its outstanding partner museums in Israel by providing exhibition, program, project and financial support through the generosity of its donors. In addition, the American Friends provides heightened visibility for their partner museums through virtual programming and promotional material.  

For more information call (917) 970-8846, or visit after May 5 to preview auction works.  

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