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Marc Evan / Maniac Pumpkin Carvers

Monday, October 22, 2012

Tricks for carving and extending the life of a pumpkin

The Maniac Pumpkin Carvers' interpretation of "Starry Night, " by Vincent van Gogh, which was commissioned by the Museum of Modern Art in New York City, where it was displayed in the lobby last Halloween. For at least three months each Fall, pumpkin carvers Marc Evan and Chris Soria, of New York City, relinquish their illustrator occupations to carve fantastical pumpkins full-time to become the Maniac Pumpkin Carvers.