Ruud van Empel is named Artist of the Year 2017 by American Friends of Museums in Israel NYC

We are pleased to announce that Ruud van Empel has been recognized as ‘Artist of the Year 2017’ by the American Friends of Museums in Israel. He has been praised for the strong impact his works have made around the globe. Past recipients of this prestigious honour include Thomas Ruff, John Baldessari, James Rosenquist, Robert Indiana, David LaChapelle and Jeff Koons.

Ruud van Empel received the prize in New York City at the Villard Mansion on 25 April 2017.


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