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The American Friends of Museums in Israel’s Fine Art Online Auction hosted by Artsy is now live and closes on May 25, 2021,
at 6pm:

www.artsy.net/auction/american-friends-of-museums-in-israel-benefit-auction-2021

The American Friends supports eight distinct, diverse museums in Israel ranging from the Tower of David Museum an archaeological wonder
illuminating Jerusalem’s 3000-year history, to Haifa Museum of Art, Northern Israel’s leading center
for contemporary art. Faced with social distancing and travel restrictions, our
partner museums continue to find new ways to educate and connect people across
the world. By providing online learning resources, exhibitions, tours, and
public programs, they offer us moments of inspiration and hope.

The auction
features over 60 works including paintings, sculptures, photographs,
and works on paper by artists including:

AES F,
Hiro Ando, John Baldessari, Edward
Burtynsky, Chuck Close, Peter Doig, Nan Goldin, Liam Gillick, Bill
Henson, Damien Hirst, David Hockney, Naoya Inose, Liu Jianhua, Alex Katz, Deborah Kass, Karen Knorr, Jeff Koons, Dongi Lee, Robert
Longo, Alex Majoli, 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.

Our Partner
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.

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.

Image
credit: Dongi Lee, Flower Garden, 2020,
Acrylic on canvas, 43 1/3 x 51 in.

For more
information, please visit www.museumsinisrael.org or call (917) 970-8846.

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