Gallery: Okamoto Studio Carves 14 Ice Sculptures for a ‘Grace-ful’ Inst...

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If you are a chess fanatic, you may remember the great upset that came in 1997 when, for the first time, a computer system beat a world champion under regular time controls. The game between Russian chess champion Gary Kasparov and Deep Blue, the IBM computer, inspired this beautiful 14-piece ice sculpture installation. Hosted by Arts Brookfield and sculpted by Okamoto Studios, the 24-hour installation took place this Monday and Tuesday at Grace Plaza in midtown amidst above-freezing temperatures.

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