Niso (Nessim Maman) Maman
Niso (Nessim Maman) Maman is active/lives in Florida / Israel. Niso Maman is known for found object, mixed media sculpure, torsos.
Biography Niso (Nessim Maman) Maman
Niso Maman was born “Nessim Maman” in Haifa, Israel, in 1957. He is an 11th-generation Israeli from one of the oldest families living in Israel, and opened his first art studio under the direction of the Haifa University Art Department while still in high school.
In 1982 Niso established his first U.S. studio in West Palm Beach, Florida, and received national attention for operating one of the few bronze art foundries in the Eastern United States.
By 1991 he was experimenting with new works of steel, bronze and stone -- and today the artist is known for his eclectic sculptures, particularly his signature torsos made from nails, coins, construction materials and industrial media. His sculptures are defined a
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