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.
The collection includes figurative works by 20th century
Israeli artists as well as works by late 19th century Jewish artists. Israeli
modernism as well as Diaspora Jews, local landscapes as well as synagogues.
Opening Tuesday, 22 December 2009