This 9-foot-long Manhattan model carved in marble is so damn awesome

Yesterday I finally saw this incredible model of Manhattan at New York's Armory Show. Hand carved on a gigantic 9-foot-long block of marble, this thing is overwhelming when you're in front of it. The detail is truly unbelievable. Check it out up close:

The piece is not new. It's part of a series of five called Little Manhattan created by Yutaka Sone from 2007 to 2009. This is the number 3 on the series and measures an incredible 21 3/4 × 108 3/8 × 33 1/2 inches (55.2 × 275.3 × 85.1 centimeters.) I wish I had a home large enough to have it.

This 9-foot-long Manhattan model carved in marble is so damn awesome

This 9-foot-long Manhattan model carved in marble is so damn awesome

This 9-foot-long Manhattan model carved in marble is so damn awesome

This 9-foot-long Manhattan model carved in marble is so damn awesome

This 9-foot-long Manhattan model carved in marble is so damn awesome


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