The art of sculptor Boaz Vaadia - Dallas News | myFOXdfw.com

The art of sculptor Boaz Vaadia

Posted: Updated:
NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) -

Boaz Vaadia is a well-known sculptor whose work is displayed all around the world. He invited me to his Williamsburg studio to show me his craft.

Although Boaz is from a farm in Israel, New York played a huge role in what he does today.

To make some very distinctive sculptures that can weigh up to 3,000 pounds, a lot of times he starts chipping away without a plan we can see.

Whether he's making animals or people, Boaz's work is limited by gravity and the delicacy of the stone he works with.

He's got a great sense of humor about it all, but Boaz is a serious figure in the art world. Elton John is one of his many customers. He was recently honored at the Metropolitan Museum of Art where he presented Mayor de Blasio with a limited edition photo of his work.

But despite all his success, Boaz keeps his success in perspective.

"The best judge of art is time," he says.

 

Powered by WorldNow

KDFW FOX 4
400 N. Griffin Street
Dallas, Texas 75202

Main Station Directory:
(214) 720-4444
News Fax:
(214) 720-3263 or (214) 720-3333

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices