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This piece of artwork is an artistic representation of the Chinese character for Dog 狗．It was using Chinese traditional ink handwritten on good rice paper and It was seal script style (1122 - 221 B.C.) in Chinese calligraphy by Carmen Lam.
The character of Dog: Friendly, loyal, persistent, responsible, hero, intelligent, and respectable, moral sense.
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 Dog is 2054, 2042, 2030, 2018, 2006, 1994, 1982, 1970, 1958, 1946, 1934, 1922...
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.
May 30th, 2020
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