95-year-old local artist Sam Goldstein creates wire sculptures

Sam Goldstein makes sculptures out of electrical wire.

Sam Goldstein makes sculptures out of electrical wire. (9/1/13)

THE BRONX - A 95-year-old artist is gaining popularity in the local art world with his electrical wire sculptures.

Sam Goldstein can be found spending his days soldering and bending electrical copper wire into three-dimensional sculptures. Goldstein says he uses drawings from New York Times caricaturist Al Hirshfeld as inspiration when creating his art.

Goldstein says he finds creating the art challenging, but loves what he does.
 

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