Sotheby’s Israeli & International Art sale, to be held this 20 December in our New York sales room is rich in masterworks by Mordecai Ardon. Ardon’s luminous landscapes, infused with symbolism, evoke the transcendent power of the land. In his signature style, Ardon illustrates the heat of the desert and the cool evening air in these four lyrical explorations of heaven and earth, the real and the symbolic. Israeli & International Art 20 December | New York
The 20 December sale of Israeli & International art features a curated selection of diverse masterworks from Israel’s most important artists, along with works from today’s most sought-after contemporary artists. Click ahead for a closer look at the stories behind 11 of the sale’s most intriguing highlights. Israeli & International Art 20 December | New York
Leading the December sale of Israeli & International Art, Marc Chagall’s Juif à la Thora remained in his family’s collection for almost 30 years. This masterwork pays homage to Chagall’s Jewish heritage and celebrates the survival of the Jewish people against all odds. Painted in glowing oils, the composition is based on a 1947 drawing by the artist. Click ahead to view the painting up close and discover the meaning behind several striking details. LAUNCH SLIDESHOW
Sotheby’s Israeli Art sale on December 4th, 2014, proudly featured 11 photographs sold to benefit the Shpilman Institute of Photograph in Tel Aviv. Included are iconic works by Ori Gersht, Adi Nes, Maya Zack and Ilit Azoulay, dealing with issues of memory, the land, fictitious spaces and the pain of finality. The SIP’s public research collection of photographs reflects the Institute’s profound interest in studying different realms of the photographic medium. The collection, numbering over 900 works, focused on historical images, contemporary Israeli and international photography.
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