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Derrick Adams, André Butzer, Jonni Cheatwood, Gregory Crewdson, Peter Doig, Heri Dono, Don Eddy, Tracey Emin, Rafael Gómezbarros, Ellen Gronemeyer, Maggi Hambling, Damien Hirst, Mark Innerst, Marcus Jansen, Alex Katz, Michael Kenna, Minjung Kim, Jeff Koons, Steve McCurry, Harding Meyer, Yue Minjun, OlumideOresegun, Alex Prager, Donald Sultan, Jannis Varelas, and Jonas Wood, among many others.
Olumide Oresegun is a West African hyperrealism artist who has taken the art world by storm, with his own individual record breaking sales at Sotheby’s, he has become a firmfavorite among collectors. His work is highly meticulous and distinctive and become one of the leading artists to
specialise in this style of painting on the African continent, already inspiring an entire new generation, fighting against the previous monopoly of the Western canon which hashistorically excluded artists from this region. Represented by his name sake Olumide Gallery London, founded by Scottish V & ADesign Champion and MBE Eunice Olumide the first black Scottish woman to open an Art Gallery in UK history commented:
‘When I first discovered Olumide deep in the plains of West Africa, his work was exemplary. From then on it was my mission to ensure he had the opportunity toshare his incredible and unique works with the world’.
A social media phenomenon featured on CNN for his vivid and enigmatic style, his talent could not be more timely and has proved to be a firm favorite in engaging new buyers.Olumide Gallery London teams up with the NEW YORK, NY - The American Friends of Museums in Israel represents and raises funds for eight outstanding and diversemuseums throughout Israel:
Design Museum Holon, Haifa City Museum, Haifa Museum of Art, Hermann Struck Museum, Mané-Katz Museum, National Maritime Museum, Tikotin Museum ofJapanese Art, and Tower of David Jerusalem Museum. May 9-23, 2023 Art Online Benefit Auction hosted by Artsy from May 9-23, 2023.
The online auction features over 60 works including paintings, sculptures, photographs, and works on paper by celebrated artists including: Derrick Adams, André Butzer, Jonni Cheatwood, Gregory Crewdson, Peter Doig, Heri Dono, Don Eddy, Tracey Emin, Rafael Gómezbarros, Ellen Gronemeyer, Maggi Hambling, Damien Hirst, Mark Innerst, Marcus Jansen, Alex Katz, Michael Kenna, Minjung Kim, Jeff Koons, Steve McCurry, Harding Meyer, Yue Minjun, Olumide Oresegun, Alex Prager, Donald Sultan, Jannis Varelas, and Jonas Wood, amoung many others.
Partner Museums: News and Recent Exhibitions Highlights Tower of David Jerusalem Museum is located within the ancient walls of a citadel that guards the Jaffa Gate entrance to the Old City The museum’s ongoing $50 million Renewal and Conservation Project will, among other things, preserve and conserve the citadel and introduce recent technologies that will present the 3,500-year history of Jerusalem in innovative ways. A separate project is the construction of a Contemporary Art and Design Gallery. Whencompleted in the coming months, it will be the only contemporary art gallery in the Old City. Plans are underway right next to the museum for the construction of the new Tower of David Learning Center that will include a complex of classrooms and offices for the expanded education department. Tikotin Museum of Japanese Art in Haifa holds one of the largest and most importantcollections of Japanese art outside Japan. The recent exhibition, Time Tunnel – Japan and the Jews, marked 70 years of diplomatic relations between Japan and Israel. Works on view by Japanese artists including Tatsuo Miyajima and Yuki Onodera focused on the meeting point between Japan and the Jews in relation to the Jewish narrative of rescue and extermination. Design Museum Holon, housed in an iconic building by acclaimed architect Ron Arad, isIsrael’s only museum exclusively dedicated to design. The recent exhibition, Alber Elbaz: The Dream Factory, was the most extensive exhibition of the international fashion legend to date, and included couture pieces, rare archival material, personal objects, and photographs on public view for the first time. Haifa Museum of Art is northern Israel’s leading contemporary art institution. The current exhibition, Northern Wind: Israeli Art from the Museum's Collection, reflects Haifa’s uniqueness as a port city with works on view examining the relationship it shares between its immigrants and refugees. About American Friends of Museums in Israel 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 non-profit organization provides heightened visibility for its partner museums through special events held in New York, virtual programming, and promotional materials.