A Selection from the David J. Azrieli Collection Opens at Tel Aviv Museum

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TEL AVIV.- The Canadian architect and philanthropist David J. Azrieli is exhibiting his private collection at the Tel Aviv Museum of Art. The Azrieli collection started out in the 1970s as David Azrieli’s private art collection, but was mostly collected as the Azrieli Group collection. It holds approximately 350 works, mostly by 20th-century. The exhibition is the first public presentation of this collection, which comprises mostly figurative works. Two apparently conflicting tenors inform the works – modernity and traditionalism. The exhibition gives expression to both: on the one hand it presents prevalent modernist themes, such