莲花葫芦 Lotus flower in Gourd, 1996
183 x 110 cm; Chinese ink on rice paper. In Chinese culture, a gourd symbolizes longevity and luck. It also absorbs all the bad and evil energy that is in its proximity and radiates positive energy into the surrounding. Lotus symbolizes purity of the heart and mind and represents long life, humility, honor and tranquility. This painting brings out the serenity of the viewer.