Igal Vardi (1953-), Pianter. Born in kibbutz Mishmar-Hanegev in 1953. Studies: Argentina, with Markowitz and Romero; 1963 Israel, with Moshe Agmon, Beer Sheva; 1967 with Rafi Lavi and Ran Schori; completed Masters in Clinical Psychology. 1996 Published book, "Psychology of Modern Painters". Public Painting: 24 Painting a Portrait of Haim Arlozorov on the facade of Tel Aviv City Hall. Vardi is one of the founders and initiator of the group “Debate on Arts”. Participated in various solo and group exhibitions in Israel and abroad.