at Menton, 1929, oil on canvas, 81X100 cm
with Bottle", C. 1930-31, oil on canvas, 61x71.5 cm.
of a Woman, 1934, oil on canvas, 74x 60 cm
Portrait in Grays and Blues, 1946, oil on canvas, 81x55 cm
1949, oil on canvas, 54x44 cm
c. 1957-58, oil on canvas, 71x101 cm
1959, oil on canvas, 138x101 cm
1972-73, oil on canvas, 130x130 cm
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Moshe Mokady (ne Brandstatter) was born on June 5th, 1902
in Tarnow, Galicia.
Between 1914-1920, Mokady lived in Vienna
and Zurich and studied painting with Lazar Krestin.
studied music and the piano.
In 1920 the family migrated to
Eretz-Israel and settled initially in Haifa.
studied at the Art Academy in Vienna.
From 1927-1933 lives
and works in Paris, returns to live in Jerusalem and then
Between 1946-1965 travels frequently to Europe
and the U.S.A., visiting New York for the first time in 1947.
Was first Director on the Art Department of the Ministry of
Education and Culture (1950-1952) and first Director of the
Avni Institute of Painting and Sculpture in Tel-Aviv (1952-1965).
From 1953, Mokady was active in the founding of the first
Israeli artists village in Ein Hod.
Moves to live there permanently
in 1965 and dies in September 1975 in Ein Hod after a short
1934-1958 Mokady stage designs for the Eretz-Israeli theatre
numerous productions for the Cameri, Ohel and Habimah theatres.
received various national and international prizes, including
the Dizengoff prizes in 1937, 1942, 1951.
Numerous one-artists exhibitions have been held in Israel,
Paris, New York, Geneva. The last major retrospective was
in 1999 at the Tel-Aviv Museum of Art. Numerous Group Exhibitions
were held, among them in Israel, at the Venice Bienalle (1952,
1958) World Fair in New York, Metropolitan Museum in New York,
Paris, Philadelphia, Pittsburg, Sao Paulo, Montevideo, Toronto,
Winnepeg, Vancouver, Johannesburg, London, Los Angeles, Gotesburg,
Helsinki, Athens, Washinton,D.C.
paintings are to be found in numerous museums in Israel and
abroad (including Paris, New York, Berkeley, Chicago, Cairo),
as well as in private and public collections in Israel, Europe,
North and South America.
two-volume set of books in English and in Hebrew was published
in 1999 by the Mokady Foundation and the Tel-Aviv Museum of
Art, and is available for purchase.
Nina Mokady Hayon is the Director of the Mokady Foundation
and of the Mokady Estate and can be reached at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Also by phone 972 (country code) 053-426863