Friday 6 November 2009

Fabio Viale Sculpts a marble boat

Fabio Viale an Italian Sculptor, based in Turin,  decided to make a working marble boat, he calls Ahgalla. The video here provides us a token insight into the labor and effort he made in carving his boat, he then takes it for a spin in the bay.

Fabio Viale has a sculpted a number of other marble pieces, that on close view, have a surface  that resembles lightweight Styrofoam. Fine art blogger Yatzer has observed

"Who ever thought that marble would offer such opportunities in creating distinct contemporary pieces that speak the language of today with the know-how of yesterday ?"
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