Nathan A. Bernstein opened his first gallery in 1974 specializing in Impressionist and Modern Masters. Over the past thirty years the gallery has garnered its reputation as a leading figure in the international art market, with a strong focus on building and maintaining comprehensive collections. Past exhibitions have showcased artists such as Claude Monet, Fernand Léger, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Robert Delaunay, Pablo Picasso, George Braque, Paul Klee, Henry Moore, and Max Beckmann.
In recent years the gallery has successfully added a contemporary department, showcasing artists such as Andy Warhol, James Rosenquist, Tom Wesselmann, Jeff Koons, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Ed Ruscha, Raymond Pettibon, and Michal Rovner.
The gallery has also been a pioneer in the contemporary Asian market, exhibiting works by Mr., Yoshitomo Nara, Wang Guangyi, Li Shan, Zhang Xiaoming, and Wang Ziwei.
The gallery is known for its imaginative thematic exhibitions that create a unique fusion of the classic with the contemporary. Offering artworks of exceedingly high quality, the gallery works closely with both established and new collectors, aiding in the acquisition of exclusive works of art. The gallery also provides expert advisory and appraisal services to our clients.
Professional memberships include such esteemed organizations as the Appraisers Association of America (AAA), the Private Art Dealers Association (PADA) and the International Confederation of Art and Antique Dealers (CINOA). In addition, Nathan Bernstein is on the Acquisitions Committee and a Board member for the American Friends of the Israel Museum, a Board member of the American Friends of Museums in Israel, a Board member of the American Friends of the Tel Aviv Museum of Art, and is the Chairman of the Hermann Struck Foundation. In 2016, the City of Haifa awarded Nathan Bernstein with honorary citizenship for his contributions to the city and his help in establishing the Hermann Struck Museum.