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UK: Meet 'Brie-once', a 20kg sculpture of pregnant Beyonce made entirely of CHEESE01:49

UK: Meet 'Brie-once', a 20kg sculpture of pregnant Beyonce made entirely of CHEESE

United Kingdom, London
April 1, 2017 at 12:47 GMT -00:00 · Published

Food artist David Bradley unveiled "Brie-once", a 20 kilogram (45 pounds) sculpture of a US pop-singer Beyonce entirely made of cheese, Saturday, for this year's East Village Cheese Carving Championship at the Cheese and Wine Festival in London.

The sculpture is a recreation of Beyonce's pregnancy photo, which was released on social media platform Instagram on February 1, 2017. "It was a really famous photo," said Richard Lewis, the organiser of the festival. "We found a cheese sculptor who said he'd like to create it, and did."

It took Bradley five blocks of mild cheddar cheese, as well as 28 hours, a magnifying lens and a paint brush to complete the work. The sculptor saw the artwork as training for the Cheese Carving Competition, for which he will be sculpting two other statues.

The East Village Cheese and Wine Festival kicked off on April 1 and will last until April 2.

UK: Meet 'Brie-once', a 20kg sculpture of pregnant Beyonce made entirely of CHEESE01:49
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Food artist David Bradley unveiled "Brie-once", a 20 kilogram (45 pounds) sculpture of a US pop-singer Beyonce entirely made of cheese, Saturday, for this year's East Village Cheese Carving Championship at the Cheese and Wine Festival in London.

The sculpture is a recreation of Beyonce's pregnancy photo, which was released on social media platform Instagram on February 1, 2017. "It was a really famous photo," said Richard Lewis, the organiser of the festival. "We found a cheese sculptor who said he'd like to create it, and did."

It took Bradley five blocks of mild cheddar cheese, as well as 28 hours, a magnifying lens and a paint brush to complete the work. The sculptor saw the artwork as training for the Cheese Carving Competition, for which he will be sculpting two other statues.

The East Village Cheese and Wine Festival kicked off on April 1 and will last until April 2.

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