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Bigger Isn't Always Better: The Microscopic Art of a Russian Miniaturist

Yasha Wallin

Russian artist Nikolai Aldunin specializes in minuscule sculptures so tiny that he needs a microscope to create them. Using superglue, syringes and a whole lot of patience, he's able to fit seven camels, three palm trees and more into the eye of a sewing needle. The artist works between the beats of his heart, in order to keep his hands perfectly still.

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