Artist marks Year of the Monkey with miniscule sculpture

Wed Feb 3, 2016 4:03pm EST
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(Reuters) - Taiwanese artist Chen Forng-Shean welcomed the lunar New Year by making a tiny resin sculpture of a monkey so small it can fit on the tip of a pencil.

Chen has worked on miniature sculptures for 35 years and has completed more than 200 works of art. His latest sculpture, for the Year of the Monkey, measures just one millimeter (0.039) inches along its longest edge