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Yu Nancheng
Tai Chi - Turn Body for Lotus Kick (中华太极之转身摆莲脚 )

Oil on Canvas
100 x 5 x 200cm


Within the title of this piece we can see the contrast of the Lotus and Kick position. It demonstrates the essence of Tai Chi, with one winning the battle within themselves beginning with motivation and persevering with patience until we attain devotion, balance and harmony. A silvery lightness washes over the entire image and is interspersed within the textures of the piece. The grey, monotonous background brings the infinite movements of repetition, practice and correcting errors into context, creating resonance throughout the entire space.

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  • +Artist Bio

    Born in Changzhou, Jiangsu Province in 1956, Yu Nancheng currently resides in Shanghai and has been engaged in art creation for more than 40 years. His artworks have been exhibited across China and are collected by art institutions and professional art collectors around the world in locations such as the U.S, Germany, Switzerland, France, England, Japan and the Middle Eastern countries. Yu’s breakthrough technique of layers by palette knife application revolutionised the world of Chinese oil painting, with his contrasting Chinese and Western techniques embellishing his signature mediums.
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  • +Exhibitions

    Selected Solo Exhibitions 

    Solo Exhibition, Ode to Art, Singapore 

    Tai Chi Series, Wellington Gallery, Hong Kong
    M50 Creative Park, Shanghai, China  

    Tai Chi Series, Shangri-La Hotel, Shanghai, China 
    Tai Chi Series, Li Kai Lin Gallery, Manchester, UK
    Rhythm of Life, Moganshan Road, Shanghai, China 

    Changzhou Youth Club, Changzhou, China  

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