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Qian

2009

Silverpoint on zinc ground

22 x 30″

 

Before there were letters and words the Chinese made ideographs. Qian is the first ideograph of the i Ching. Qian means “the creative,” or heaven. I have incorporated markings and images from my life as symbols of growth, chi and sun.

Practicing for Nyeopi in Bali

"Art hurts,

art urges voyages,

and it is easier to stay home."

Gwendolyn Brooks

 

 

Join me on the Fine Art Visual Biographies voyage.

Periodic stories of wisdom and inspiration.

Alright! Let's Go! Andiamo!