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Arts Brookfield-Dinosaur Ice Sculptures-Graceful Ice Dinosaurs-Okama Studios-Grace Plaza-Bryant Park-NYC-3A “Dimetron.” Photo via Instagram by Okamoto Studio

Arts Brookfield has invited New York City-based artist collective Okamoto Studio, a specialist in ice sculptures, to do a live carving at Grace Plaza next to Bryant Park. The event, titled Grace-ful Ice: Dinosaurs began yesterday and will return at noon today. It’s too warm for the dinosaur ice sculptures to last overnight, so yesterday’s carvings have all melted but fortunately, there’s Instagram to keep them for posterity.

Arts Brookfield-Dinosaur Ice Sculptures-Graceful Ice Dinosaurs-Okama Studios-Grace Plaza-Bryant Park-NYC-5Ms. Penny the Pterodactyl. Photo via Instagram by Arts Brookfield

Arts Brookfield-Dinosaur Ice Sculptures-Graceful Ice Dinosaurs-Okama Studios-Grace Plaza-Bryant Park-NYC-4Ms. Penny the Pterodactyl. Photo via Instagram by Okamoto Studio

Okamoto Studio, founded by a father and son team in 2003, has previously created oversized ice chess for Grace Plaza, work for Cirque du Soleil, and many corporate events and shoots for brands, magazines and museums.

Arts Brookfield-Dinosaur Ice Sculptures-Graceful Ice Dinosaurs-Okama Studios-Grace Plaza-Bryant Park-NYC-6A T-Rex carved by master carver Junichi Nakamura. Photo via Instagram by Okamoto Studio

Arts Brookfield-Dinosaur Ice Sculptures-Graceful Ice Dinosaurs-Okama Studios-Grace Plaza-Bryant Park-NYC-7Lessie the Plesiosaur. Photo via Instagram by Okamoto Studio

Arts Brookfield-Dinosaur Ice Sculptures-Graceful Ice Dinosaurs-Okama Studios-Grace Plaza-Bryant Park-NYC-8Susie the Sabertooth Tiger. Photo via Instagram by Okamoto Studio

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