At first glance, this appears to be a sheet covering something, but as you step closer, you'll realize that it's just all one piece of wood. That's right, this entire sculpture was hand-carved from a single block of laminated mahogany. The drape effect was achieved by bleaching that section of wood and the base a walnut brown. According to the Smithsonian Institute, "Its haunting stillness and silence suggest eternity - the absence of time." Continue reading for more pictures.