Chu Ming or Zhu Ming or Ju Ming
Chinese, 20th century, male.
Active in Taiwan.
Born 20 January 1938, in Miaoli.
Sculptor, painter. Figures.
Chu Ming trained as a wood-carver in traditional style, treating historical and religious subjects. He was taught between 1968 and 1976 by the sculptor Yang Ying-feng (b. 1906) who helped him develop a simplified, more expressive style. He is best known for his series of taiji (shadow-boxing) figures dating from the mid-1970s (several of which were later displayed at the South Bank, London) and the ...