Past Exhibition

Sam Shendi – Seasons

25.05.2017 – 12.07.2017

Overview

Shendi’s works references the work of “minimalism”, the style of paring-down design elements and focusing on the medium of steel, aluminium and paint. Some of his works are deceptively simple in form but include the qualities of metaphorical associations, symbolism and suggestions of spiritual transcendence, which is what the artist of the 60’s and 70’s were trying to avoid.

His works whittles down the human figure to its simplest form enabling the exploration of the idea of the human form as a vessel. So by reducing the human body to a container or minimal shape, his creations become centered on an emotion or an expression. The simplicity is no longer the end result and devoid of meaning but a revelation of a hidden truth and intellectual expression.

Shendi’s work, therefore takes a fine line between representation and abstraction. Whilst he appreciates the abstract form his interest is in the human and psychological dimensions to his sculptures. Stripping human nature down to its essence, and then expressing it in a sculptural language.

Featured Artwork

Sam Shendi

Resin and Fibreglass
170 x 90 x 55cm

Sam Shendi

Resin and Fibreglass
140 x 85 x 60cm

Annunciation (Mother and Child Collection)
Sam Shendi

Resin and Fibreglass
280 x 100 x 90cm

Sam Shendi - Atlas (The Giant Collection)
Sam Shendi

Resin and Fibreglass
280 x 100 x 90cm

Bedtime Stories (Mother and Child Collection)
Sam Shendi

Resin and Fibreglass
160 x 100 x 90cm

Big Step (The Giant Collection)
Sam Shendi

Resin and Fibreglass
230 x 300 x 100cm

Sam Shendi -  Bird Whisperer (The Giant Collection)
Sam Shendi

Resin and Fibreglass
300 x 90 x 80cm

Defeated Butterflies (Green Bull)
Sam Shendi

Resin and Fibreglass
195 x 270 x 100cm

Sam Shendi -  Eve
Sam Shendi
Eve

Painted Steel
190 x 40 x 40cm

Sam Shendi

Resin and Fibreglass
190 x 160 x 165cm

Future Exhibitions

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