Thursday, October 29, 2009

Artist Stephen Wiltshire Draws Manhattan From Memory

via NY Magazine from the Daily Intel section

This is amazing and really cool: Stephen Wiltshire, a British artist who has autism, is drawing a twenty-foot-long panorama of the New York City skyline entirely from memory, after taking just one twenty-minute helicopter ride while visiting the city. The results so far are amazing, as are Wiltshire's impressions of the city.

See a slide show of Stephan's work here:
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More photos:
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