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3 Flexible Options

a) I want you to own YOUR Museum. Using your Real Estate you will retain ownership of all artwork and Brand/Naming rights. On a consultation basis, we will provide all necessary help in Real Estate, Branding, Art selection and all legalese.*

b) Naming rights only. You decide on your level of commitment - from a small, curated selection of artwork to an entire gallery in your name, for a fixed period of time - it's your choice.

c) Corporate or other Entities - For ownership by a corporation, hedge fund, nation, state or county please contact us and we will create a fit to suit option. (Budget is open for negotiation)

Create your Brand Legacy through museum ownership. With iconic architecture and world-class artwork, your brand will appreciate.** The museum can become a platform for dialogue, a meeting place and a launch pad for innovation. Your investment improves while you enjoy the art. Lastly, the Jamali team will be there to provide support and knowledge.

To reach our goals we would like to invite your suggestions for any customized options you might desire. Let's open a dialog and find a solution for you.

*NOTE: We will provide everything you need, from A to Z, to make this a turn-key opportunity. We have the knowledge, facilities and staff to help you avoid the extensive commissions and fees normally associated with a project of this kind. And I have carefully saved the best of my work specifically for this museum - and for you. Significantly, since you are dealing directly with Jamali, the entire project will be transparent, based on a shared aesthetic and trust. Therefore, your collection comes to your museum project intact, saving vital funding and artwork to support the museum and your legacy in perpetuity.

**Jamali makes no guarantees as to actual return on any specific investment.


Some Investment Options / Business Plans

  • Meeting Center - Groups of Corporations/ Individual Business Groups - Purpose built Iconic structure for business meetings, conventions, summits and conferences.
    • Custom designed fusion of ART, ARCHITECTURE AND GARDENS featuring Your Strategies, combined with Jamali designs and artworks.

    • Multi-story, Carbon neutral structure leveraging the latest Green, sustainable technology in the building and surrounding landscape.

    • Its the "Art of Business / Business of Art / Art of Peace" approach. As an investor YOU will drive the "cultural" focus of Impact Investing, through a world class, purpose built, mindfulness centered, iconic structure! Now, that's Social Impact.

    • It will be a Meeting Place for Great Minds, a space to generate innovation, a site for contemplation and a place for connecting.

Example Iconic Structures:

         Sydney Opera House                             The Zentrum, Paul Klee Museum                                   Taj Mahal 








  • Single Investor Ownership - fully supported by the Jamali Foundation, investor owns and manages day to day operations of the organization.

    • Jamali will setup full organization to include: Museum building, landscape design, land cost, engineering, permits, labor and all Artwork from Jamali's collection.

    • Museum property and museum permanent collection remain the property of the investor(s) with a management team hired and trained by Jamali.

    • The investor will of course receive continuing support from the Jamali Foundation and can sustain the organization through standard museum revenue generators. The site will also function as an "Iconic" architectural space in its own right, generating additional tourist revenue streams.

    • You will personally help curate artwork selection creating a truly unique art organization.**

  • Jamali Art Museum - Jamali Foundation staffs and runs organization, taking care of ALL aspects from initial design to day to day operations.

    • Your investment gives you Naming Rights. Jamali retains ownership and will negotiate the level of investment on a individual basis.

    • Jamali will setup full organization to include: Museum building, landscape design, land cost, engineering, permits, labor and all Artwork from Jamali's collection.


Museum operation will feature several cash generating entities on it’s premises. Cash income will finance the cost of building and operations.

•   Ticket and Membership Sales

•   Museum Bookstore

•   Museum Gift Shop

•   Museum Art Sales Gallery

•   Museum Restaurant

•   Museum Spaces Available for Special Events

Contact us to discuss your LEGACY.

Summary of Art Investment Criteria*

In the year 2000, I created specific art investment criteria. With a Master’s in Economics and forty years of expertise in the Jamali art business, I have taken these criteria and successfully delivered the desired investment goals.

First of all, art acquired for investment has consistently outperformed traditional investment instruments. In fact, there are distinct advantages in acquiring specific artists work as compared to other classes of portfolios.

  • guaranteed authenticity and provenance

  • the investor has the benefit of a direct relationship with the artist

  • the investor has the rare opportunity to curate their selection, focusing on the pieces they ‘connect’ with**

  • contact with the artist for advice and practical support and networking through the artist’s foundation

There are also perennial values which help add real value and generate a maximum return on investments in high art, for example:

  • Spiritual values in art, for example, Kandinsky, the ‘cosmology’ of Jackson Pollock and today, Jamali’s Mystical Expressionism

  • The Ephemeral and Other-worldly aspects in art create ‘eternal’ values: consider Jamali’s Sufist methods and surfaces

  • Bringing together the processes of nature and the ritual of painting

  • Use of a highly emotive brush delivers a kind of transmutation of human feelings. For example, Edvard Munch and Frieda Kahlo, compares with Jamali’s figurative works

  • Jamali's entirely new techniques are real breakthroughs in painting, created through a spiritualized dance based on two innovative techniques; fresco tempera and pigmentation on cork.

  • The life story of the artist becomes increasingly important as it assumes a larger than life, iconic nature - it is a kind of work of art in and of itself.

  • The ‘lure of the exotic’ can add to this reputation and persona. For example, the Spaniard Picasso in France, the Haitian/Jamaican Basquiat in New York, Zao Wou-ki in Paris and finally Jamali in New York.

  • Employing themes in sync with human emotions and aspirations.

  • Selection of materials and processes: chosen based on experimentation, permanence and sustainability.

  • In conclusion, the value of art as investment is determined by its place in art history, in authoritative publications, in its presentation of a distinctive new style, its collectability and overall craftsmanship and quality.

*Jamali makes no guarantees as to actual return on any specific investment.

Selected Examples of Art Investment and Value Appreciation


  • Jean-Michel Basquiat - in 1982 his most important piece sold for $4000. In 2017, a similar piece sold for $110.5 million (35 year investment period)

  • Pablo Picasso - in his late period (1969 - 72) an average sized painting sold for $2500 to $22,000. Currently the Helly Nahmad Gallery in New York owns seven late Picassos, priced from $2.5 to $7 million (28 year period)

  • Zao Wou-ki - in 2005 his largest work “Juin - Octobre 1985” was purchased for $2.3 million. In October 2018 this piece sold for $65 million (13 year investment period)

  • Paul Gauguin - most of career his prices averaged about 1000 francs. His 1892 work “Aha oe fee? (Are you Jealous?),” sold for just 500 francs in 1893, was recently auctioned for $25 million. In 2015 the Qatar museum purchased Gauguin’s arguably most famous work “Nafea fas ipoipo (When Will You Marry?)” for an astonishing $300 million. (122 years)

** Notes on selecting your artwork - Three Options

1. You may download and make your selection from our "Museum Collection" catalog

2. Upon request we will email you images of selected works to fit your needs

3. You can also make an appointment to meet Jamali at one of our 3 galleries and personally select your work on site

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