This awesomely large and intricate wooden sculpture is the work of Chinese artist Zheng Chunhui. Carved on a 40-foot-long tree trunk over the course of 4 years, this monumental work of art was recently recognized by Guinness World Records as the world’s longest continuous wooden sculpture.
Zheng Chunhui’s sculpture is based on a famous Chinese painting called Along the River During the Qingming Festival. The Qingming Festival is, “a historical holiday reserved to celebrate past ancestors that falls on the 104th day after the winter solstice.
France, Nice-based sculptor Bellino Alain(facebook | behance) - Thirty years of restoration of bronzes and jewelry culminated in the practice of sculpture in bronze. My technique is special because I reuses the antiques ornaments and give them volume and a new meaning. (previously)
Artist Ken To uses copper wire to create these awesome miniature bonsai trees. "Bonsai is a reflective art, but you could almost see yourself in the delicately wrapped copper wire that Ken uses to construct his miniature bonsai sculptures, which are available to purchase at his rondei.”
Closer than you can get in a museum to examine each detail and brushstroke! Art masterpieces available in megapixel format via Google Art Project. A collaboration with museums large and small, classic and modern, world-renowned and community-based from over 40 countries. Together they have contributed more than 40,000 high-resolution images of works ranging from oil on canvas to sculpture and furniture.
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