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Shai Zurim
www.shaizurim.com


Work:
Umbrella
Dimensions: 63 ” x 55 ” x 47 ”
Materials: Found Objects
Year: 2006

In era of individual identity crisis, my work is a paradoxical attempt to reconstruct the relevancy of the artist personal voice as a romantic figure. My art main concern is to find a positive aspect in the perilous state of our emotional life, narcissism, egoism, boredom, neurosis and existential anxiety. These terms struggle to characterize a life lacking in purpose and a sense of community - in short, a life of spiritual emptiness.
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School of Visual Arts
Faculty Sponsor: Stephen Maine