Chinese artists by Michel Nau - Ju Ming 朱銘  
 

 

 
 

 

 
 

Ju Ming

 
 

朱銘

 
     
 

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朱銘  pinyin  Zhu Ming

1938

Ju Ming was born in Miaoli, Taiwan. He is the eleventh children of his family.

   

1951

At 13 years old, he quitted school to work in a local small shop.

   

1953

He did training during three years and four month with the woodcarver

 

Lee chin-Chuan who is specialized in in statuary for Buddhist temples,

 

and he recruited apprentices.

   

1957

He was nominated a master craftsman.

   

1959

He moved to Tungshiao and opened his own workshop

 

He worked with wood but also uses bronze, ceramic, steel.

 

He sold his sculptures in Taipei, Keelung and Kaohsiung.

 

 

1961

He married Chen Fu-Mei, a young woman from his hometown

 

that he represented in his sculpture playing in the sand.

 

Due to the lack of business knowledges, his company went bankrupt

 

and he decided to devote himself entirely to his profession as an artist.

   

1966

He obtained the Award Sculpture at Art Taiwan 21.

   

1968

He became a student of Yuyu Yangqui who taught him modern sculpture,

 

during eight years.

   

1976

His first exhibition at the National Museum of History is a success

 

and secured his reputation.

   

1977

He exhibited at Museum of central Tokyo.

 

His series of wooden sculpture taichi, obtained praise from the Japanese critic.

   

1980

He left his wife and children to move to the USA.

 

He settled in New York where he created his series Living World.

 

During his first exhibition at gallery Max Huchinson in New York, all of his work was sold.

   
 

Therefore, his fame became international: Taiwan, Singapore, and Hong Kong, Japan

 

but also the United Kingdom and France.

   

1987

To store his work, he plans to build a museum in Chinshan, northern Taiwan.

 

It takes twelve years to complete it.

 

 

2000

He added 20 new sculptures Taichi Arch to complete Taichi series.

   

2002

The editions Cercle d'Art published a catalog of Ju Ming sculpture’s in Europe

 

and in the USA.

   

2005

He exposed Vivre Worls series - Armed forces works, 300 sculptures

 

commemorating the battles of the war.

   

2007

Winner of the 18th Fukuoka Art ann Culture Award.

   
   
 

Danièle Sicard


 
 

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exhibitions
  selection

 
       

 

  Taiwan  

1976

 

National Museum of History

 

 

  Taipei  

 

     

 

  Japan  

1977

 

Central Museum

 

 

 

Tokyo

 
       
    Taiwan  

1978

 

Spring Gallery

 
    Taipei  

 

     
   

China

 

1980

  Art Centre  
    Hong Kong  
       
    Taiwan  

1981

 

National Museum of History

 
    Taipei  
       
    United States  

1981

 

Max Hutchinson Gallery

 
    New York  
       
    United States  

1983

 

Max Hutchinson Gallery

 
    New York  
       
    Philippines  

1984

 

Ayala Museum

 
    Manilla  
       
    Thailand  

1984

 

Bhirasri Institute of Modern Art

 
   

Bangkok

 
       
    United States  

1985

 

Max Hutchinson Gallery

 
    New York  
       
    China  

1986

 

Exchange Square

 
    Hong Kong  
       
    Singapore  

1986

 

History Museum

 
    Singapore  
       
    Taiwan  

1987

 

National Museum of Fine Arts

 
    Taipei  
       
    Taiwan  

1988

 

National Museum of Fine Arts

 
    Taichung  
       
    United States  

1989

 

Phyllis Kind Gallery

 
    New York  
       
    Taiwan  

1991

 

Shin Kong Mitsukoshi Department Store Co, Ltd

 
    Taipei  

 

     

 

 

China

 

1991

 

Art Centre

 

 

  Hong Kong  

 

     

 

  United Kingdom  

1991

 

South Bank centre

 
    London  
       
    United Kingdom  

1991

 

Browses & Darby Gallery

 
    London  
       
    France  

1991

 

Contemporary Art Museum

 

 

 

Dunkerque

 

 

     

 

  Japan  

1993

 

Mitsukoshi Department Store in Shinjuku

 
    Tokyo  
       
    Taiwan  

1994

 

Glory Sculpture Park

 
   

Hsinchu

 
       

 

  Japan  

1994

 

Open-Air Museum

 
   

Hakone

 
       
    France  

1997

 

Place Vendôme

 
    Paris  
       
    Japan  

2004

 

Museum of Fine Arts

 
   

Gifu

 
       

 

  Singapore  

2004

  Museum of Art  

 

  Singapore  
       
    Taiwan  

2005

 

National Museum of Fine Arts

 
    Taichung  

 

     

 

  Macao  

2005

 

Office of Municipal Affairs

 

 

  Macao  

 

     

 

  China  

2006

 

National Arts Museum

 

 

  Beijing  
       
    Canada  

2006

  Urban Spaces  
    Montreal  
       


 
 
 
© Ju Ming 朱銘
 
 

   
Ju Ming Museum

http://www.juming.org.

Alisan Gallery

http://alisan.com.

 


Books, catalogues, articles on Ju Ming and his work could be alone  
the object of a publication. - selection.

       
       

© Ju Ming

 

朱 銘 : 陶塑

 
 

Ju Ming: Ceramics

 
  texts  Ju Ming  Stephen Westfall    
  R.Scott Lloyd  John Chao  
  in chinese, in english  
     
     
     
       
       

© Ju Ming

 

朱銘油畫

Ju Ming Culture

 

Ju Ming

Education Foundation

  text  Ju Ming  
  Style Resides in the Heart  
  in chinese, in english  
  58 p  
     
     
     
       

© Ju Ming

 

朱銘雕刻 - 雕刻系列之1:人間

Yifengtang

 

Ju Ming Sculptures - Sculpture Series :

Chubanshe

 

Volume One - The Living World

1986
 

texts  Findlay-Brown Ian - Shiang Yun

 
 

in english, in chinese   

 
  104 p  
     
     
     
       

© Ju Ming

 

朱銘雕刻:媽祖出巡

Jin Ling Art Centre

  text  Lin Hsinchin 1988
  in chinese  
  12 p  
     
     
     
     
     
       
       
       
       

© Ju Ming

 

朱銘畫冊: 人間系列

Jinling Art Center

     
 

Ju Ming Paintings 1988

1989
  texts  Chu Ko Wang Manping    
  in english in chinese  
  36 p  
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
       

© Ju Ming

 

朱銘雕刻 - 雕刻系列之2:人間 (三姑六婆)

 
 

Ju Ming Sculptures - Sculpture series :

 
 

Volume Two - The Living World

 
  text  Shiang yun  
  in chinese, in english  
  82 p  
     
     
       
       
       
       

 

朱銘木太極

Hanart 2 Gallery and

 

Ju Ming: Taichi in Wood

Frog Publishing

  text  Johnson Tsongzung Chang 1991
  in chinese, in english  
  58 p  
     
     
     
     
     
     
       
       
       
       

© Ju Ming

 

Ju Ming

Musée d'Art
 

Monde Vivant: Sport

Contemporain
  prefaced by  G. Delaine Dunkerque
  catalogue of the exhibition at Contemporary 1991
  Art Museum in Dunkerque  
  in french  
     
     
     
     
     
     

© Ju Ming

 

芭蕾舞系列:朱銘作品展

Hanart TZ Gallery

 

Ju Ming: The Ballerina Series

1993
 

catalogue of the exhibition at Hanart TZ Gallery

 
  in chinese, in english  
  12 p  
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
   

朱銘雕刻 - 雕刻系列之3:人間 (不銹鋼雕刻)

 
 

Ju Ming Sculptures - Sculpture series :

1993
 

Volume Three - The Living World

 
  text  John Taylor  
  60 p  
       
       
       
       

© Ju Ming

 

朱銘雕刻

 
 

Ju Ming

 
  text  Johnson Tsongzung Chang  
  Ju Ming and Modern Chinese Sculpture  
  in chinese, in english  
     
     
     
     
     
     
       
   

朱銘畫集

Ju Ming Museum

 

Ju Ming

Foundation

  in chinese

and Kalos Gallery

  84 p  
     
       
       
       
       

 

Ju Ming

Hanart TZ Gallery

 

small bronze sculptures

1995

 

catalogue of the exhibition at Hanart TZ Gallery

 
  in chinese in english  
     
     
     
     
     
     
       
       
       
       

© Ju Ming

 

朱 銘

1996
 

Ju Ming 1995-6

 
  catalogue of the exhibition at Kalos gallery Taipei  
  in chinese, in english  
     
     
     
     
     
       
       
       
       
       

© Ju Ming

 

藝術大師朱銘:刻畫人生

天下遠見出版

 

Yang Mengyu

1997
  in chinese  
 

337 p

 
 

isbn  9576213983

 
     
     
     
     
     
       
       
       
       

© Ju Ming

  Ju Ming : Place Vendôme 1997
  in french in english  
  29 cm x 25 cm  
  148 p  
     
     
     
     
     
       
       
       
       
       

© Ju Ming

 

朱銘

1998

  Ju Ming

 

 

catalogue ot the exhibition from 03.12 to16.01

 
 

Paris place Vendôme

 
  in french, in english in chinese  
  25 cm x 15 cm  
  unpaginated  
     
     
     
     
     

© Ju Ming

 

種活藝術的種子:朱銘美學觀

Commonwealth

 

Ju Ming on Art

Publishing Co Ltd

  author  Pan Hsiuyu

1999

  in chinese  
 

282 p

 
 

isbn  9576215714

 
     
     
     
     
     

© Ju Ming

  Ju Ming : Luxembourg / Luxemburg

1999

  curator : Hervé Odermatt

 

  in french, in english  
  29 cm x 25 cm  
  76 p

 

     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

© Ju Ming

 

Jean-Luc Chalumeau : Ju Ming

Cercle d'Art
  in french 2002
  30 cm x 25 cm  
  isbn : 2 7022 0661 1  
  206 p         
     
     
     
     
     
     
       
       
       
   

朱銘雕刻

Ju Ming Culture

 

Ju Ming

Education Foundation

  texts  Pan Hsiuyu  Ju Ming   2002
  Johnson Tsongzung Chang  Cheng Huemei  
 

in english, in chinese

 
    67 p  
   

isbn  986-80266-1-X

 
       
       
       
       

© Ju Ming

  Ju Ming : Berlin Galeries Enrico
 

catalogue of the exhibition from 24.06to 31.10 2003

Navarra
 

in german, in english

Odermatt-Vedovi
  29 cm x 24,5 cm 2003
  64 p  
     
     
     
     
     
       
       
   

 

 

© Ju Ming

 

朱銘

2004
  Ju Ming  
  Singapore Art Museum  
  in english, in chinese  
  28 cm x 21,5 cm  
  144 p  
  isbn  981 05 1251 1  
     
     
     
     

 

九十三年行政院文化獎簡介

The Executive Yuan

 

Executive Yuan Culture Awards 2004 :

of the Republic

 

Honoree Profile: Ju Ming

of China

  in chinese

Taipei

  12 p  
     
     
     
     
     
     

 

朱銘: 太極雕塑

The National Art

 

Ju Ming: Taichi Sculpture

Museum of China

 

text  Zhu Qi

2006
 

interview  Ju Ming

 
 

catalogue of the exhibition at National Art Museum  

 
 

Beijing

 
  156 p  
 

isbn  9787806748237

 
     
       
       

 

朱銘

 
 

Ju Ming

2006
  texts Johnson Tsongzung Chang  
  Michael Sullivan  Ho Sukee  
     
     
     
     
     
       


 
 

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