In 2005, the Israel Museum's International Council Co-Chair, Marion Naggar, initiated a series of special commissions by cutting-edge artists to be sold in exclusive limited editions for the benefit of the Museum. Following the success of the commissioned works by Damien Hirst (2005 – Sold Out), Yinka Shonibare, MBE, (2007), Ron Arad (2008), Liza Lou (2010), and William Kentridge (2011), a new work by Arik Levy is now being presented.
To purchase a limited edition of any of the works below, please contact Carina Auerbach at firstname.lastname@example.org, +972-2-670-8890.
Illusion, 2014, by Arik Levy, is a series of unique, mouth-blown sculptured vases in silvered and colored art glass (40 x 20 cm). The silver vase is an edition of 40 + 2 APs, priced at $10,000 and the colored vase is part of an edition of 20 + 2 APs, priced at $15,000 (excluding VAT and shipping). All pieces will be signed by the artist and issued a certificate of authenticity.
Glass Water Jug, 2012, by William Kentridge, followed the retrospective exhibition, William Kentridge: Five Themes, which the Israel Museum hosted in 2011. Created in an edition of 40 bronzes + 2 APs, Glass Water Jug (25 x 24 x 18 cm) is signed WK and numbered, and is available at $22,500 (excluding VAT and shipping).
Gather Forty, 2010, by Liza Lou, is a series comprised of 40 individual sculptures featuring gold-plated beads threaded onto 400 individual strands of stainless steel wire and bound into a single sheaf (25 x 12 cm) to create a circular field. The sculpture is available for $22,500 (excluding VAT and shipping) and is accompanied by a signed certificate of authenticity from the artist.
Culture Flower, 2007, by Yinka Shonibare, MBE, is a delicate bouquet of hand-made fabric flowers arranged in a hand-blown opaque black glass vase. (30 x 27 cm). The exuberant bouquet of gardenias, camellias, peonies and roses is made from the artist's signature African fabric. Each flower has been hand selected by the artist from a different batik cloth, and in each arrangement in this edition of 40, the choice of fabric flowers is varied, making each piece unique. The work is priced at $30,000 (excluding shipping and VAT) and includes a signed certificate of authenticity by the artist,
Image courtesy the artist and Stephen Friedman Gallery
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