Wednesday, May 31, 2006

TaiChi in Exchange Square

I really like this bronze sculpture by Ju Ming in Central, in fact, it is one of the world famous Tai Chi series. It is amazing that Ju can so vividly express the fluidity of tai chi movments through angular lines and rustic materials. This sculpture is a permanent display at the Exchange Square, somehow I imagine that it plays a role to keep the money men sane! Links: another view of this sculpture , Ju Ming Museum in Taiwan

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Blogger perle de rosée said ... (May 31, 2006 5:59 PM) : 

beautiful lights effects


Blogger chris.h. said ... (May 31, 2006 6:36 PM) : 

wow--thats impressive! The lights and water mixed look like fire.


Blogger Chantal said ... (May 31, 2006 6:55 PM) : 

nice capture of the warm light.


Anonymous karine said ... (May 31, 2006 6:57 PM) : 

Really nice! I like the colors a lot too.
Impressive to see how this bronze expresses so well the movements. Interesting...


Anonymous Pasquale said ... (May 31, 2006 7:58 PM) : 

really nice sculpture, it transmits the sense of movement! wonderful photo!


Blogger bob said ... (May 31, 2006 8:36 PM) : 

Nice shot. Looks like stone to me. That's a lot of chipping!


Blogger Felicia said ... (June 01, 2006 1:39 AM) : 

It is interesting that the body is so thick and bulky but that it captures the sense of fluid motion. I like the pointing finger!


Blogger Nicola said ... (June 01, 2006 4:39 AM) : 

Wow, it looks very massive. It must have been quite heavy when they installed it.


Blogger Rodney said ... (June 01, 2006 8:13 AM) : 

Nice picture!


Anonymous Anne said ... (June 01, 2006 11:29 AM) : 

Wow yeah...that structure captured the true movement of TaiChi! I almost can feel it move, especially since it is surrounded by water!


Blogger Alex S said ... (June 01, 2006 3:28 PM) : 

Fantastic sculpture, it makes my imagination wander off. Really cool pic!

I loved your photo of the connaught road btw!


Blogger Lisi said ... (June 01, 2006 5:34 PM) : 

Thanks for the footprints :-)

what I also like about this sculpture is that I can also see the outline of traditional Chinese costumes, eg, the wide sleeves. If you search on the net you'll see photos of Ju Ming's sculptures with different taichi movements.


Blogger Seesaw said ... (June 04, 2006 12:53 AM) : 

Fantastic sculpture, beautiful photo!


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