Exhibition period: 28th February – 15th June 2014
Venue: Hong Kong Museum of Art
Jointly organised by the Hong Kong Museum of Art and the Ju Ming Museum, Ju Ming – Sculpting the Living World is the first large-scale solo exhibition of world-acclaimed Taiwanese sculptor Ju Ming in Hong Kong. A versatile sculptor, Ju Ming has worked with diverse materials from bronze to wood and ceramics to steel. This exhibition will showcase more than 120 sculptures made in a range of materials from The Living World series, from as early as 30 years ago when the series was first incepted.
Portraying people from various age groups and all walks of life, alternatively at work and at play, the Living World Series encapsulates the rich diversity of humanity. Collectively, the reveal the artist’s observations on everyday life. Perhaps the most endearing aspect of Ju’s work is its openness to interpretation – as long as one is an inhabitant of the modern world, one is entitles to posit any sort of personal take on the artwork…