Two taichi figures

Details

  • Title

    Two taichi figures

  • Artist/maker

    Ju Ming (born 1938) (sculptor)
  • Associated place

    Taiwan (place of creation)
  • Date

    probably late 1980s
  • Material and technique

    bronze

  • Material index

  • Technique index

    cast
  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    without mount 23 x 18.5 x 21 cm max. (height x width x depth)
    without mount 22.5 x 16.8 x 20 cm min. (height x width x depth)
  • No. of items

    2

  • Credit line

    Bequeathed by Michael Sullivan, 2013.

  • Museum location

    not on display

  • Museum department

    Eastern Art

  • Accession no.

    EA2015.201

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  • Catalogue text

    Sculptor. After apprenticeship to a wood-carver he became an independent carver of religious images. In 1960 he began to study modern sculpture and from 1968 to 1976 was assistant to Yang Yingfeng, who worked chiefly in metal. Meanwhile he took up taiji. He became an independent sculptor working in a wide range of materials, including wood, bronze, styrofoam, ceramics and glass. He has had many public commissions, and his work has been exhibited round the Place Vendôme in Paris and on the terrace of the Festival Hall, London.

    Sent to K & MS by the artist from Taipei in about 1990.

    In: Sullivan, Michael, Modern Chinese Art: The Khoan and Michael Sullivan Collection, revised edn (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 2009)

Further reading

Sullivan, Michael, Modern Chinese Art: The Khoan and Michael Sullivan Collection, revised edn (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 2009), no. 1 on p. 201, illus. p. 201 fig IV.B.1

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