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Remembering Mordecai Ardon, the Israeli artist who combined Modern and old techniques and presented Jewish mysticism through his work

Considered to be one of Israel’s greatest painters, influencing a number of young artists with his style, Mordecai Ardon was born on this day, July 13, 1896. The artist was named Max Bronstein at birth in a region that now falls within Poland. In 1933, he immigrated to Jerusalem and in 1936, he got the...


Philip Guston all set to beat his own record at Sotheby’s auction 

Philip Guston might hit his highest ever auction bid next month. His 1950s Abstract Expressionist painting, Nile (1958), going under the hammer at Sotheby’s New York on 17 May is estimated to fetch between $20m and $30m, the highest ever for a work by the artist at an auction. The Art Newspaper reports that the...