Azuz, a renowned
Israeli sculptor ,was born in Istanbul, Turkey .
self-taught artist,who began sculpting at the age of fourteen, Azuz is
a member of the Painters & Sculptors Association of Israel.He lives
in the Artist`s Quarter in Safed, where he maintains a studio/gallery and
a permanent collection . His 16-foot sculpture "The Flower", is a focal
point of Safed`s Cultural Center. "The Burning Bush", a 13-foot piece sculpted
out of aluminum , adorns the city`s main art exhibit.
work has been exhibited at Yad Labanim in Tel-Aviv, the Petach-Tikva Museum
and in various galleries in Israel. A 20-foot sculpture of bronze,stainless
steel and marble, "Cactus", stands in one of the public buildings in Beer-Sheva.
His work can also be found in private collections around the world, including
the U.S, Canada, Maxico, Venezuela, Peru, Australia, South Africa and Europe.
He has participated in Artexpo in New York since 1987.Azuz
who works primarily in bronze, creates sculptures that are figuratively
abstract. His striking castings,which are finished in a variety of patinas,
have a graceful rhythm and an inner sense of beauty.
elected as the president of the Artists` Colony Safed., Since 2003.