December 02, 2014

Longest Continuous Wooden Sculpture In The World

Traditional wooden sculptures can often be impressive, the determination to turn a single piece of wood in to art is often inspiring however Zheng Chunhui has taken this art form to a new level.  Zheng Chunhui has spent four years transforming a 12 foot long tree trunk into a detailed replica of  famous traditional Chinese painting called ” Along the River during the Qingming Festival ”

Festival_Qingming_Zheng_Chunhui_01 Longest Continuous Wooden Sculpture In The World


There are over 500 individually carved people within this stunning sculpture.  The detail is overwhelming and you often find yourself wondering if you are still looking at a sculpture of an extremely detailed piece of art.



Just look at this bustling street, every umbrella has a unique pattern to it, the roofs also look so realistic.  I adore how the rings of the wood are so gorgeously highlighted in the roof at the bottom of the above picture.


And if that wasn't enough, you can watch the video below to really try and get up close and personal with this mesmerising piece of art.

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