When in Rome…potter the Tiber in your Marble Yacht

Fabio Viale Marble Yacht

Via Today an Tomorrow, a blog curated – that’s a cool new term for what I usually do here:-) – by Berlin based Belgian Pieter I found Italian Sculptor Fabio Viale who cut his yacht from a whole piece of white Carrara and pottered the Tiber with it.

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6 Responses to When in Rome…potter the Tiber in your Marble Yacht

  1. pieter says:

    my name is Pieter, not Pierre Huyghe, nor am I an artist.

  2. Thank you Pieter,

    I changed it, but your “About” page gave me the impression you are the same person as Pierre Huyghe…

  3. Pardon my ignorance….how does the boat stay afloat?

  4. ft:
    If you chisel enough and bring the volume in balance with the weight there is no problem: You have floating freighters made of steel and floating houses on a hull of … concrete…

  5. Jet Set Life says:

    This is a great thing to learn. I’m hoping to try this out on my next travel. I’d be sure to pass this along to my readers too. Thanks!

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