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Art as a Way to Shape the Future

The sculpture you are looking drew ridicule and shame when the artist first exhibited it in 1913… nearly a century later, symphony number one is considered a pivotal example of abstract sculpture…

Your immediate reaction might be to dismiss this work, just as your boss would dismiss you after what anyone would agree was an honest mistake.

But if you allow yourself to really look at this piece you will see that it awakens all senses simultaneously…

The artist who was so experimental and ahead of his time, had a lingering hope that someone, someday would feel what he felt, and see what he saw.

This video is true of all great artists, who attempt to sculpt not just with clay or paint on canvas, but more than anything, help us shape the minds and thoughts of the future…

Amitai Sasson

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Amitai Sasson of overstockArt.com is an art world traveler on a mission to seek out the beauty and passion of the art world. As an avid enthusiast of art and oil paintings, he contributes to ArtCorner.com as Chief editor and writer.