About the Artist
Niso,was born in 1957 and opened his first studio under the direction of the Haifa University Art Department while still in high school. In 1982,he moved his studioto the Ut and receive national attention for operating one of the few bronze foundries in the Eastern United States. In 1991, he began concentrating his efforts on new works of marble, onyx, bronze, and steel. Niso is widely sought after as a sculptor of monumental work and his public commissions include The Fallen Soldier (Palm Beach County; The Embrace Hilton Hotel, Staten Island; Children on a Swing, Great Neck, New York; and Geometric Series and Spirals, Sheraton Hotel, Atlanta, Georgia. His signature torsos made from nails, coins, and other media encompassing steel and metal - have made Niso internationally renowned as one of the leaders of the new modern classic movement. These sculptures embody the elegance and beauty of the classical period with the excitement and spirit of modern art..