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Arik Afek

Phone:  +972-53-825-2817  |  Email: afek.arik@gmail.com

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April 23, 2016

Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art is holding an intriguing exhibition dealing with Time, Technology and introducing "Makers" and their works to the halls. 

The exhibition takes the contemporary to its edge with a Virtual Reality and a few other exhibits some would cla...

April 12, 2016

Multilayered,

Multifaceted,

Multidimensional,

Omni lingual,

Omni cultural,

Any formed...

 

ART

 

January 3, 2015

Wire Sculpture is about movement, it's about freedom and impressions. One twist of the wire may change the entire atmosphere of a statue. The flexibility of the wires allows for each artist to discover his own technique and how to go about his sculpting. Some of the mo...

September 19, 2014

 

There are many forms to Wire Art. You may encounter it displayed on the street, and in art museums as well. You may see unique statues as well as mass production ones. In Thailand, we found motorcycles and Predators in the dozens, all the same, just waiting for the to...

September 8, 2014

I am always looking for something new. Materials are obe of those avenues I search. I have combined copper wire and steel wire. I have combined wire acrylic and canvas. I have found how to work wire with glass. None of these combinations is trivial. Many attempts fail....

April 16, 2014

There are two basic ways to work with wires, the "cold" way or with heating the wire. You heat the wire - metal in in order to soften it, because it is too hard to work "cold".

 

The wires I use are usually flexible to some degree, meaning they are not too soft and not t...

February 16, 2013

 

 

You twist the Wire, you turn it, you curl it. Thus you give it Volume, you give it character. Thus you give it Personality. And the Wire, at some stage of the creation, it might take over, and tell you how to twist the next bit, and how to turn, and whether to curl,...

July 10, 2012

In 2004, Wire Artist Elizabeth Berrien founded Wire Sculpture International, the worldwide guild of wire sculptors. The guild is inactive but the significance of this declaration should be noted.

 

From Elizabeth Berriens site:

The Mission of Wire Sculpture International

T...

March 30, 2012

"Out of the box Jack" is a series of works made early 2012. It is a direct derivative of "Talking Heads", my previous exhibition portraying the people we meet on the street. People we cross without noticing, each running along with his own life....

July 23, 2011

 

There are very few people that teach Wire Art techniques and yet, more than a few people that create in Wire. The answer to the puzzle is simple, people working with Wire usually find their own way about it. They develop their own technique and teach themselves. The r...

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