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The Opposite House Presents “Analytical Carpentry: Timber is Alive” by Sen Ye

(Beijing, 14 July 2014) – The Opposite House is pleased to present “Analytical Carpentry: Timber is Alive”, a collection of wood carvings by Liaoning artist, Sen Ye. The exceptional wood craftsmanship can be viewed at the hotel’s Atrium from now until September 2014.

Analytical Carpentry: Timber is Alive” debuted in 2009 with Analysis No. 03, which is made from the middle section of what was once a log, carved into a continuous three-metre-long wooden chain that extends to the original length of the log. It is said that the piece hanging at the top is approximately the weight of a man.

Seated China – West depicts the idea that there’s harmony between the East and the West because of humanity’s shared origins, but also demonstrates the manifestation of cultural difference through the stylistic distinction between a Ming dynasty official government chair and a Victorian-era palace chair. A whole large block of log was carved to make the two chairs, to which the armrests and footrests are connected by long and continuous carved wooden chains.

A Craftsman’s Analysis of a Chair showcases a Ming Dynasty government official’s chair, hand-carved from a whole-log using intricate wood-carving techniques. The chair is connected to the log by a series of unbroken chains......


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