This year marks a milestone for Sagamore Hotel Miami Beach and the State of Israel as they each recognize 70 years through a celebratory exhibit entitled PEACE 70 on display through May 30, 2018 at The Sagamore.
Sagamore Hotel Principal, Ronit Ben Josef-Neuman, along with City of Miami Beach Mayor Dan Gelber and Consul General of Israel to Florida Lior Haiat, in partnership with leading galleries and eminent private collectors, kicked off the exhibit last night at a private showing.
Now open to the public, the exhibit presents pieces by well-known and rising artists, including Matan Ben Cnaan, Oren Eliav, Dorit Feldman, Ori Gal, Peter Halmagyi, Carmen IIal, Zammy Migdal, David Nipo, Natan Pernick, Hanoch Piven, Eran Reshef, Ella Amitay Sadovsky, Eran Shakine, Amit Shimoni, Shirley Shor, Yoel Tordjman, Sigal Tsabari, Lee Yanor, Idan Zareski, and an exceptional photo exhibit entitled “Passage to Israel.’’ curated by Karen Lehrman Bloch.
Also, for the first time in Miami, multi-award-winning artists as part of the Dubi Shiff Art Collection along with world-acclaimed Israeli hyper-realist painter Yigal Ozeri. Ozeri will paint a portrait of Shimon Peres, one of Israel’s longest serving and most distinguished politicians, that he will donate to the Peres Center for Peace.
The Sagamore has partnered with HistoryMiami Museum to feature historical photographs of Miami Beach from the 1950s as well as local artist Bibi Andrade and publisher of The Adventures of Bibi & Friends, a comic book filled with historic illustrations from the 1990’s to today.