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Japanese DRAGONBy Palirina

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US$ 400



Acrylic, Acrylic on canvas

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Dimensions: 40cm (H) x 40cm (W) x 1.6cm (D) / 15.7" (H) x 15.7" (W) x 0.6" (D)

Note: Actual colours may vary due to photography & computer settings.


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Artist Statement

A Japanese dragon is a creature of Japanese folklore and mythology. He repeatedly appears as a protector of the Buddhas and a generous giver of happiness and wealth. Most often they live in bodies of water: the ocean, a river or a lake. Despite their attachment to the water element, these dragons often possess the ability to fly. Often they are able to shorten or lengthen their own body, can become invisible and have the ability to reincarnate into other creatures. The breath of Japanese snakes turns into clouds, from which fire or ordinary rain can fall.
The painting is done using a paint imprinting technique left over from another painting. I like to minimize paint waste this way, it's an eco-friendly zero-waste technique.


Artist Profile

Born: 1982
Hometown: Minsk
Based in: Minsk

Irina Safronova, aka, Palirina is a Belarusian artist whose works are created spontaneously as a way to express the emotions that drive her in that particular moment. Her fluid abstracts use recycled painting in an aim to minimise waste and create eco-friendly art.

During her creative process, the artists enters a …


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