Ichi-go, Ichi-e (Zen Study)By Krisztina Horvath
Acrylic, Acrylic on canvas
Dimensions: 100cm (H) x 120cm (W) x 4cm (D) / 39.4" (H) x 47.2" (W) x 1.6" (D)
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Abstract artwork in acrylic on canvas from my Zen Study series.
When painting my Zen Studies I keep in mind the seven characteristics of Zen Aesthetics written down in the book 'Zen and the Fine Arts' by Shin'ichi Hisamatsu.
The title Ichi-go Ich-e :一期一会 is actually a Japanese proverb; a Zen Buddhist one. Literally, it means – one time, one meeting. Usually, it’s translated as “one chance in a lifetime.” But the best translation is: Treasure every encounter, for it will never recur. So, that meeting you had with a friend or someone… that exact moment and everything that happened will never, ever happen again in this life. It was one of a kind and hence it’s worth treasuring.
Signed with my monogram on the front. Varnished for protection. No frame required, ready to hang.
Based in: Utrecht
Describing her work as Lyrical abstraction, Krisztina Horvath creates expressive and intuitive paintings which lay bare upon the canvas, composed of frenetic brushstrokes and communicative marks in paint. Although working predominantly in acrylic and oil, other kinds of media such as ink, spray paint, graphite and oil bar also play …
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