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Haaretz Interview with Professor and Theorist André Lepecki while on a trip to Israel co-organized by Artis and Kelim Choreography Center.

Artists, Activists, Writers: Go to Israel. Invade It

April 18, 2019


Artis grantee projects were mentioned in AsiaArtPacific: Almanac 2019, Vol. XIV

AsiaArtPacific: Almanac 2019

February 14, 2019

Erev Rav

Incoming Executive Director Hillit Zwick on her vision for the organization, and her enthusiasm for contemporary art production and discourse in Israel today.

Erev Rav Interview with Executive Director Hillit Zwick

January 22, 2019

Bomb Magazine

Artist Naama Tsabar (Artis Grant Recipient) mentions Artis in an interview in Bomb Magazine by Naomi Lev.

Sculpture and Sound: Naama Tsabar Interviewed by Naomi Lev

July 12, 2018

The New York Review of Books

Independent writer Marisa Katz (Curatorial Seminar alum) and Mairav Zonszein cover cultural developments in Israel.

Israel’s War on Culture

June 1, 2018


Executive Director Yael Reinharz is interviewed about the history and work of Artis.

ARTIS, a place to call home

March 2, 2018


Artis grantee projects were mentioned in AsiaArtPacific: Almanac 2018, Vol. XIII

AsiaArtPacific: Almanac 2018

February 2, 2018

The Canadian Jewish News

The Toronto premier of  “Staring Back at the Sun” at Koffler Gallery highlighted in The Canadian Jewish News.

Exhibit Traces Israeli Video Art and its Reflections of Cultural Shifts

September 1, 2017

Guernica Magazine

Roslyn Bernstein, Independent Arts and Culture Journalist, wrote about the institutions visited and artists she met while on our 18th Research Trip to Israel.

The Greater (Grater) Divide: Considering recent contemporary art in Israel

July 5, 2017


Staring Back at the Sun was mentioned in AsiaArtPacific: Almanac 2017, Vol XII.

AsiaArtPacific: Almanac 2017

March 22, 2017

Artnet News

Executive Director, Yael Reinharz, quoted in an article by Christian Viveros-Fauné, Art and Culture Critic at Artnet.

28 Ways to Change the Art World for the Better

January 5, 2017

Artnet News

Artis was mentioned in an article by Christian Viveros-Fauné, Art and Culture Critic at Artnet.

How Israel’s Miri Regev Declared War on the Art World

January 5, 2017


Avner Shapira reported on the Artis 2016 Project Grant Recipients.

Artists Hila Ben Ari and Michal Baror Amongst Recipients of Artis’ Project Grant

October 5, 2016

Artnet News

Artis was mentioned in an article by Nicola Trezzi, research trip alum, and head of the MFA program at Bezalel.

Are the Art World’s ‘Peripheries’ Becoming the New Center?

June 30, 2016

The Jewish Week, New York

Review of Artis Presents: A Conversation with Miki Kratsman.

Photography As Action

May 18, 2016


Artis Presents: A Conversation with Miki Kratsman listed as a highlight of New York programs by Paul Laster.

11 Things To Do in New York’s Art World Before May 13

May 16, 2016


Artis listed as one of the supporters of Ilit Azoulay and keys to her successful career.

Israeli Urban Archaeologist Takes the Art World by Storm

March 10, 2016


Paul Laster mentioned “Staring Back at the Sun” as a must see in the New York art world

Weekend Edition: 12 Things to Do in New York’s Art World Before February 22

February 19, 2016

Downtown Magazine

Johanna Silver spotlighted “Staring Back at the Sun” at the New Museum for Downtown Magazine

New Museum to Exhibit 2-Day Symposium Featuring Video Art From Israel

February 15, 2016

Art Asia Pacific

Siobhan Bent mentioned Artis and Staring Back at the Sun in the 2016 Almanac.

Almanac 2016: Israel

January 21, 2016


Matthew Israel wrote about his experience of Israel during the Artis Research Trip

A Brief Guide to Israel’s Complex Art World, From Tel Aviv to Jerusalem

December 11, 2015

The Art Newspaper

The Art Newspaper covered Artis’ presentation of Noa Eshkol at NADA Miami Beach

Art Basel 2015

December 7, 2015


Karen Rosenberg named Artis’ booth at NADA Miami Beach best booth at the fair

The 10 Best Booths at NADA Miami Beach

December 4, 2015

We Believe in Beauty

NY Times Fashion Instagam posted an image from Artis’ booth at NADA Miami Beach

Exploring Art Basel Miami Through Instagram

December 3, 2015

el Nuevo Herald

Janet Batet mentioned Artis’ booth at NADA Miami Beach in el Nuevo Herald

Art Basel: Ferias satélite y colecciones privadas que llegan a Miami

December 3, 2015

The Art Newspaper

The Art Newspaper listed Artis’ booth as a must see in Miami

Best satellite fairs orbiting Art Basel in Miami Beach

November 30, 2015


Contemporary Arts Museum Houston Director Bill Arning announced Artis in his top picks for NADA Miami Beach


CAM Houston Director Bill Arning’s Picks From NADA Miami Beach 2015

November 30, 2015

Blouin Artinfo

NADA Director Heather Hubbs anticipated Artis’ exciting presentation at NADA Miami Beach

Q&A With NADA Director Heather Hubbs

November 30, 2015

The Washington Post

Menachem Wecker reported on Projected Claims Nir Evron’s solo exhibition by Nir Evron at Virgina Commonwealth curated by Artis Research Trip alumna, Lauren Ross.

Israeli Nir Evron’s visually rich, multilayered take on history

November 21, 2015


While in Israel for Artis’ Curatorial Research Trip Jochen Volz spoke to Haaretz on art from Israel

What Does the Curator of Sao Paolo Art Biennial Think About Israeli Art?

November 5, 2015


i24 News interviews Tali Cherizli, Director, Tel Aviv about Artis

Artis: Promoting Israeli Art around the World

October 7, 2015


Tom Teicholz reported on the 2015 grant recipeints

Artis Announces 2015 Grant Recipients

September 22, 2015


Tiernan Morgan mentioned Artis’ grants announcement in the Hyperallergic’s weekly edition of “Art Movements”

Art Movements

September 21, 2015


Artforum reported on Artis’ 2015 grantee projects which will be staged everywhere from Kunstraum Kreuzberg in Berlin to Pelican Bomb in New Orleans.

Artis Awards $200,000 in Grants

September 16, 2015

Art Agenda

200,000 USD awarded to artists, researchers and institutions in 12 countries through the 2015 Artis Grant Programs

2015 Grant Recipients

September 16, 2015

Blouin Artinfo

Artinfo announced Artis’ 2015 Grant Recipients

Artis Gives $200K in Grants Toward Contemporary Israeli Art

September 16, 2015

Artnet News

Artnet News announced Artis’ 2015 Grant Recipients

Exclusive: Artis Makes $200,000 in Grants for Shows and Artists from Detroit to Melbourne

September 16, 2015

Erev Rav Magazine

Erev Rav Magazine shared Artis 2015 Grant Recipients

Grants Announced by Artis

September 10, 2015


Artspace Editor-in-Chief, Andrew M. Goldstein interviewed Artis Executive Director, Yael Reinharz about her impact on the Israeli art scene

Yael Reinharz on How Artis Transformed the Israeli Art Scene Into an International Powerhouse

July 18, 2015

Lady Globes

Maya Sela interviewed Artis Founder and Board Chair, Rivka Saker

The Most Powerful Woman in Israeli Art Reveals its Backstage

June 8, 2015


Artis Curatorial Associate, Chen Tamir interviewed Dana Yahalomi of Public Movement

Dana Yahalomi/Public Movement

April 14, 2015

Art Agenda

Art Agenda announced Artis’ expanded grant program

Expanded Grants program: Now Accepting Applications

April 1, 2015

Artnet News

Brian Boucher named Artis Curatorial Associate, Chen Tamir in his list of top 25 women curators to watch

25 Women Curators Shaking Things Up

March 17, 2015

Artnet News

Brian Boucher looked at “what’s really cool at the Armory Show”, including Keren Cytter drawings at the Artis booth

What’s Really Cool at the Armory Show 2015? Brian Boucher Points it Out

March 6, 2015

Artnet News

Eileen Kinsella gave an overview of what top art dealers brought to The Armory Show

What Are Top Art Dealers Bringing to The Armory Show 2015 and Why?

March 3, 2015

The Art Newspaper

Anny Shaw quoted Artis Executive Director, Yael Reinharz, in her article about the recent developments around the BDS

Cultural Boycott of Israel Under Fire

March 1, 2015

Financial Times

Catherine Milner examined the Armory Show’s focus on Middle Eastern art

The Armory Rings in the Changes

February 27, 2015


Doreen Remen listed the Artis booth as one of her The Armory Show highlights

My Highlights from The Armory Show 2015

February 26, 2015


Katherine Volk picked up Artis news for ArtAsiaPacific

Artis Receives USD 1 Million Anonymous Donation

February 26, 2015


Artis was one of Artinfo’s top news stories

$1M for Israeli Art Nonprofit

February 25, 2015


Artforum shared Artis’ announcement of the major $1,000,000 gift from an anonymous donor

Nonprofit Organization Artis Receives $1 Million

February 24, 2015


John Chiaverina wrote about Artis’ announcement of the major $1,000,000 gift from an anonymous donor

Artis Receives $1 M. Anonymous Donation

February 24, 2015


Hyperallergic published the insightful report on the BDS movement, commissioned by Artis and written by Artis Program Associate Chen Tamir

A Report on the Cultural Boycott of Israel

February 3, 2015

Huffington Post

Tom Teicholz profiled Artis and our activities in LA for the Jewish Journal and the Huffington Post

Championing Israeli Contemporary Art

January 14, 2015


Shany Littman talked to Artis Program Associate Chen Tamir about a conference in Tel Aviv that explored the impact of the BDS on the country’s contemporary art scene.

The Quiet Boycott: When Israeli Art is Out

January 12, 2015

LA Times

Deborah Vankin mentioned Artis’ exhibition Centrifuge in a profile on Shulamit Nazarian in Los Angeles

Some ‘walk right out’ of L.A. gallery with Israeli, Iranian Artists

October 1, 2014

Art Scene

ArtScene recommended Centrifuge, an Artis exhibition presented at Shulamit Gallery in Los Angeles

Continuing and Recommended, July/August 2014

July 15, 2014

Art Radar

Michelle Chan interviewed Tamar Ettun about her work and booth with Artis at NADA New York 2014

The Artist as Nomad: Tamar Ettun on Movement, Stillness and the Ephemeral Body

June 20, 2014

Art Agenda

Art Agenda announced Artis’ open call for April Research Trips to Israel

Call for applications: Artis Research Trips to Israel, October 2014

February 27, 2014

Huffington Post

Eriola Pira wrote a first hand account for Huffington Post after participating in Our Best Intentions, a work by Einat Amir that was presented by Artis for Performa 13

Awkwardness in Performance Art

February 10, 2014

The Jewish Week

Orli Santo reviewed Centrifuge, an exhibition presented by Artis featuring 16 artists that explores the complexity of contemporary life in Israel through the marginalized communities that exist within the peripheries of society

A Different Spin On Israeli Society: ‘Centrifuge’ show, panel discussion shine light on marginalized populations

January 29, 2014

Rural Intelligence

Amy Krzanik reported on and shared images from the opening of Artis Exhibition Grant Recipient, Izhar Patkin’s solo exhibition, The Wandering Veil at Mass MoCA

Behind Izhar Patkin’s “Wandering Veil” at MASS MoCA

January 19, 2014


Zoë Lescaze wrote about the opening of Artis Exhibition Grant, The Wandering Veil, a solo exhibition of work by Izhar Patkin at Mass MoCA. Artis Founder and Board Chair co-hosted the evening. 

Lifting the Veil: Izhar Patkin Celebrates Mass MoCA Show

January 16, 2014

Blouin Artinfo

Julie Baumgardner covered the celebration of Artis grant recipient, Izhar Patkin’s solo exhibition, The Wandering Veil at Mass MoCA. Artis Founder and Board Chair, Rivka Saker co-presented the evening to a group of art world insiders.

New Yorkers Fete Izhar Patkin and His Mass MoCA Show

January 16, 2014

Guernica Magazine

Samuel Jablon interviewed Einat Amir about her studio practice including, Our Best Intentions a work commissioned by Artis for Performa 13

Let’s Get to Know Each Other: Studio Visit With Einat Amir

January 15, 2014


Dana Yahalomi mentioned Artis in her interview with Yael Lipschutz of KCET

Dana Yahalomi: Art, Politics, and Affairs of the State

December 6, 2013


Hili Perlson reviewed Artis commission Our Best Intentions, a work by Einat Amir for Performa 13

Our Best Intentions

November 29, 2013

Third Text

Shirley Bahar reviewed Einat Amir’s performance and video installation piece, “Out Best Intentions” which was commissioned by Artis and shown at the 13th Performa Biennial in New York

Restrictions Apply – Agency, Affect and Re-enactment in Einat Amir’s Performance and Video Installation ‘Our Best Intentions’

November 28, 2013

Art Agenda

Art Agenda announced Artis’ open call for Research Trip to Israel applications

Artis Research Trips to Israel: Applications Now Open

September 17, 2013

The Jerusalem Post

Marion Fischel interviewed Artis board member, Steven Henry Madoff  about his recent exhibition in Israel

Tel Aviv Museum hosts a 40 guest show

May 15, 2013


Eli Armon Azoulay interviewed Rivka Saker speaks about her life, work at Sotheby’s Israel and the founding Artis

Artis Hosted at the Tel Aviv Museum

May 10, 2013


Ellie Armon Azoulay talked to Artis Founder and Board Chair, Rivka Saker

A Night at the Museum with Kant and Derrida, interview with Artis Founder and Board Chair Rivka Saker

May 6, 2013

Hadassah Magazine

Schoen Brockman reported about the growing presence of contemporary art from Israel in New York’s vibrant art scene with Artis Executive Director, Yael Reinharz

The Arts: Israel’s American Canvas

May 1, 2013

The Jerusalem Post

Anna Hiatt interviewed young contemporary artists from Israel who find that their success at home has failed to meaningfully translate in the US

Tough Times in the Big Apple

March 1, 2013


Galia Yahav and Ellie Armon Azoulay name Rivka Saker, Artis Founder and Board Chair one of the most influential people in Israeli art

The Most Influential People in Israeli Art

February 8, 2013

The Jerusalem Post

Ben Harris wrote about the increasing international recognition of art from Israel

Israeli Art Goes Global

July 1, 2012

Cool Hunting

Perrin Drumm covered Arti’s rooftop marketplace at NADA New York

The Artis Shuk at NADA NYC: NADA debuts its first NYC art fair with a rooftop marketplace

May 9, 2012

Art Observed

D. Cloninger covered NADA New York 2012

AO On Site with Photoset – New York: NADA Art Fair, May 4–7, 2012

May 8, 2012


Brook S. Mason wrote about Artis’ rooftop shuk, an open-air shop at NADA New York 2012


May 7, 2012


Tali Shamir reported on Artis’ initiative to present a rooftop market of affordable art (a Shuk) as part of NADA NY 2012

Shopping on the Rooftop

May 1, 2012

The New York Observer

Dan Duray wrote about Artis architectural installation designed by Lior Shvil 

NADA’s Roof Will Feature Art ‘Shuk,’ Coffee

April 30, 2012

Heeb Magazine

Samuel Johnson wrote about Artis’ public program and exhibition Legends of Heartbreak and Epiphany in Tel Aviv

“Psycho-Emotionally” Mapping Tel Aviv in New York

April 23, 2012

Art Agenda

Art Agenda announced Artis’ 2012 Grant Program

Artis Announces 2012 Grant Program for Exhibitions and Professional Development

January 3, 2012

New York Observer

Andrew Russeth mentioned Artis’ residency partnership with New Museum

Occupy New Museum: Some Artists Already Have, as Part of the Institution’s Upcoming Triennial

December 13, 2011


Haim Handweker reports on success stories of Israeli artists in New York. Handweker interviewed Artis Board Member, Manon Slome about the Terror exhibition at the Chelsea Art Museum, and Rivka Saker about Artis and the Israeli Arts Week.

The Doors are Opening

November 4, 2011

Art Agenda

Art Agenda announced Public Movement’s first presentation in the US

New Museum and Artis present: Actions by Public Movement

October 1, 2011

AOL+ Paper Magazine

Paul Laster mentioned Artis’ booth at ZOOM Art Fair as a standout presentation

Checking Out ZOOM, the First Art Basel Satellite Fair to Focus on Middle Eastern Artists

May 2, 2011

The Art Newspaper

Marisa Mazria Katz covered Artis’ expansion to Los Angeles

Support for Israeli Art

April 26, 2011

City Mouse Magazine

Yoav Borowich interviewed Yael Reinharz, Executive Director of Artis about the potential for success of Israeli artists abroad and the work of Artis

So Where’s the Money?

March 21, 2011

The Jerusalem Post

Joanna Paraszczuk interviewed Artis Curator and Art Critic, Vardit Gross about Artis’ role in the art scene in Israel

Art beyond the Bubble

March 4, 2011


ArtAsiaPacific Alamanac: Israel, Within/Without. A commission by Artis & ArtAsiaPacific with introduction by Curatorial Seminar alum H.G. Masters.

ArtAsiaPacific Almanac 2011

January 26, 2011

The Art News Paper

Marisa Mazria Katz reported on the Zoom Art Fair and interviewed Yael Reinharz, Executive Director of Artis

Focusing in on the Middle East: Inaugural Zoom fair aims to lure Latin American collectors of Arab descent

December 3, 2010

Timeout London

Time Out London wrote about No Soul for Sale at the Tate Modern.

Don’t Exit Through the Gift Shop

May 10, 2010


Hanae Ko mentioned Omer Fast’s performance which Artis co-produced with Performa

All the Way Back To the Furturism

December 1, 2009


Rivka Saker wrote about Artis in the ArtAsiaPacific 2009 Almanac

Influence: Today & Tomorrow, Rivka Saker

October 27, 2009

The Guardian

Marisa Mazria Katz wrote about ArtTLV, Tel Aviv’s inaugural biennial which featured roughly 300 local and international artists.

Welcome to Tel Aviv’s first art biennial

September 30, 2009

Art Review

Jonathan T.D. Neil reported on his Research Trip in Israel

On Barely Scratching the Surface of Art and Politics in Israel…

September 18, 2009

Programma Magazine

Charmaine Picard interviewed Artis Founder and Board Chair, Rivka Saker and Artis Executive Director, Yael Reinharz about the launch of Artis


September 1, 2009


ArtForum wrote about No Soul for SaleA Festival of Independents which brought together 40 independent forces from around the world, including Artis, that uniquely animate contemporary art.

Whatever Works: An Apocalyptic Monsoon Season

June 26, 2009


Nuit Banai, Eyal Danon and Galit Eilat reported of Tel Aviv’s art scene and the beginnings of Artis for Frieze

City Report: Tel Aviv

April 11, 2009


Simon Castets reported on Art TLV, a festival that Artis Founder and Board Chair, Rivka Saker led in Tel Aviv

Auspicious Start For New Festival in Israel

November 6, 2008


While participating in an Artis Research Trip, Cathryn Drake reported on Art TLV, a citywide art exhibition in Tel Aviv

Show and Tel

October 5, 2008

The Jerusalem Post

Lauren Gelfond Feldinger speaks with Rivka Saker about the founding of Sotheby’s Israel and increased interest in Israeli art in international art markets.

GOING, GOING, GONE: Sotheby’s Israel is showing the int’l community a new look at sabra art

June 19, 2008


Yael Reinharz, Executive Director of Artis was listed as Heeb 100

Yael Reinharz listed as part of Heeb 100: 2008

April 4, 2008


Avihu Kadosh interviewed Rivka Saker about the work of Artis and success of Israeli artists in New York

First We Take Manhattan

March 31, 2008

Israel 21c

Ahron Shapiro reported on the launch of Artis

Israeli Dreams are Made of This

March 6, 2005