Arch. Myriam B. Mahiques Curriculum Vitae

Monday, June 11, 2012

A model of New York City carved out of marble

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Artist Yukata Sone turned a village of Chinese artisans into urban topographers carving New York City out of marble.(....) As monumental as the solid block appears—it’s 21 ¾ inches by 104 3/8 inches by 33 ½ inches—the dozens of piers and bridges around Little Manhattan (2007- 2009) carved as softly undulating folds render the whole thing eerily buoyant and fleshy—an infrastructural nude.

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