Mordecai Ardon /   Max Bronstein

Israel 1896 - 1992


Mordecai Ardon
Max Bronstein
May 1, 2013
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Mordecai Ardon was born Max Bronstein in 1896 in Tuchów, Galicia (then Austria-Hungary, now Poland). In 1933 he emigrated to Jerusalem in Mandate Palestine. He was granted Palestinian citizenship in 1936 and changed his name to Mordecai Ardon. He participated in the Venice Biennale of 1968.

Featured image: Mordecai Ardon – Talisman for Vanishing Hours, 1984, detail – image courtesy of Catmota