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This piece of artwork is an artistic representation of the Chinese character for Dragon 龍. It was using Chinese traditional ink handwritten on good rice paper and It was inscription style (1300 - 1046 B.C.) in Chinese calligraphy by Carmen Lam.
The character of a dragon: Brave, forward-looking, Strength, enthusiastic, successful, healthy, affectionate.
In ancient times, the dragon was a symbol of imperial power, and only the Tian family could own the embroidered dragon products. Only the emperor can be called a dragon. The dragon is a symbol of power, nobility, and honor in traditional Chinese culture, and a symbol of luck and success. "Hopes one's children will have a bright future" is the wish of every parent.
Here is a unique slithering Chinese dragon. The year of the dragon is one of the most famous in the 12-year Chinese cycle. The dragon in Chinese calligraphy is one of the most popular items for souvenirs of travelers visiting China. Your friends sure to ask what this unique art represents or you can surprise your friend with a memorable gift commemorating his birthday in the year of the dragon.
The zodiac animals have been the magical animals in people's minds since ancient times. They have accompanied us for nearly three thousand years as a long-standing folk cultural symbol. It has become a mark and brand that can not be changed for the life of a nation, condensing thousands of years of culture and history.
In Chinese astrology, each year is related to a Chinese zodiac animal according to the 12-year cycle. In order, the 12 animals are Rat, Ox, Tiger, Rabbit, Dragon, Snake, Horse, Goat, Monkey, Rooster, Dog, Pig. Each year is associated with a zodiac animal.
The year of the Dragon is 2048, 2036, 2024, 2012, 2000, 1988, 1976, 1964, 1952, 1940, 1928, 1916, 1904...
Calligraphy is a kind of line art and abstract art that humans express emotions. Chinese calligraphy is the essence of Chinese culture because it is a unique and visual art that covers Chinese language, history, philosophy, calligraphy, and aesthetics. Its performance art is praised as speechless poetry, no dance of the line, the painting without pictures, the silent music.
Thanks to the Fine Art America Administrators for the honor of featuring this artwork in the following groups: **Awesome Asia
May 29th, 2020
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