Turkish sculpture Necati Korkmaz makes small artworks, most of which can just be totally appreciated with a magnifying glass. His newest effort is a chess set smaller than a thumbtack. The board is 9 millimeters square and the pieces, around 1.5-3 millimeters in size, are moved with small sticks. Korkmaz wants to be acknowledged by Guinness World Records; the existing record holder is United States artist Ara Ghazaryan with his 15.3 millimeters square set. From Anadolu Company:.
Necati Korkmaz told Anadolu Company that he worked around 6 hours every day in the last 6 months to complete his tiny chess set.
” From time to time, I was extremely tired but it is an excellent satisfaction to see the artwork completed,” Kormaz said.
” I prepared an actually functional micro chess set.”
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