Yutaka Sone's Little Manhattan is a solid marble model of Manhattan, breathtaking in its detail. Sploid's Jesus Diaz got to see the mythical piece in person this weekend—click through for a fantastic video.
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.