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Ice Sculpture by Charlie Hall on MAG Front Lawn

By Larissa Masny, Gallery Buzz Editor

ice_sculptureCharlie Hall, a non-figurative ice sculptor based in Rochester, sculpted an ice sculpture this past Thursday night on the front lawn of the Memorial Art Gallery. Due to continued freezing conditions, visitors may still see the sculpture on view.

News 10 NBC, the Democrat and Chronicle, and YNN 9 Rochester came out to film Charlie in action. Memorial Art Gallery Facebook Fans made the trek in the bone-chilling cold. Thanks to all of you who shared our excitement about this late night event in the middle of winter! Seeing the ice sculpture illuminated at night was truly striking.

IMG_1543News 10 NBC coverage of this ice sculpture as reported by anchorwoman Rebecca LeClair

Democrat and Chronicle coverage as reported by award-winning blogger, Chad Roberts, of Democrat and Chronicle’s “While Rochester Slept” blog

YNN 9 Rochester also reported this story every half hour Friday, February 12.

Comments

Comment from Susie L. Wilson
Time: February 22, 2010, 7:24 pm

ice sculpture though may last for days but will only be remembered by our minds and will be captured by the eyes of the cameras. still they look beautiful and incomparable.

Comment from jason berkey
Time: March 21, 2011, 3:59 am

I remember going to an ice sculpture exhibition in Alaska and boy what a beauty it was to see all those carefully sculpted figures.

Many people don’t know that there is a complete hotel in iceland made of ice. Chairs, tables, even glasses !!!

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