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Taichi-Single Whip

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Taichi-Single Whip


Ju Ming

Chinese, born 1938

The figure demonstrates Taichi, a type of martial arts that Ju practiced. The semi-stylized yet precise depiction emphasizes the simplicity and power of this classic Taichi posture, known as Single Whip. The Taichi series in wood and bronze, which ranges from a foot to several meters, has earned the artist international acclaim.
40 3/16 x 20 7/8 x 15 3/4 in. (102 x 53 x 40 cm)
Gift of Lee Teng-hui, Republic of China
Provenance: Lee Teng-hui gifted to Seattle Art Museum 1994
Not currently on view


Exhibition HistorySeattle, Washington, Seattle Asian Art Museum, "Chinese Art: A Seattle Perspective", December 22, 2007 - July 26, 2009

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