Art Created: 2021
Medium: Colored Pencils on Paper
Frame is not included.
In the Joseon Dynasty of Korea, this style of art, known as “Hojacdo” [hoʊ dʒɑːk doʊ] was gifted by people to friends and neighbors to wish them well-being and luck for the New Year. Each subjects symbolized different thing - The tiger: the defeat of all the bad spirits, The magpie: a messenger of good luck, The pine tree: longevity. Featuring all of them together in the painting and hung on the front door made people feel safe and protected.
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