Housing the world’s largest collection of Israeli art, the Tel Aviv Museum of Art is also famed for its 20th century Russian art holdings, its strong collections of pieces from all the modernist movements, and choice works of international Impressionism and Expressionism. Always energetic and lively, the museum’s architecturally exciting Herta and Paul Amir Building (added to the museum’s original structure in 2011) is one of Israel’s architectural masterpieces and exhibits contemporary Israeli art and design. Special treasures in the permanent collection include works by Gustav Klimt, Picasso, Kandinsky, Chagall, Modigliani, and the Roy Lichtenstein mural in the entrance lobby. The museum sponsors a superb program of concerts, films, and lectures, as well as architecture tours of Tel Aviv. The Museum Shop sells items of elegant, modern design.
- Frommer's Staff