Spiritual Paintings

Art blog by painter and beekeeper Jan Karpíšek about buddhism, zazen, painting, permaculture gardening etc.

Wednesday, January 9, 2008

Aikido in contemporary Art - Shihonage by Jan Karpisek

Jan Karpíšek: Shihonage (Aikido), acryl on canvas, 95x105 cm, 2008Aikido in contemporary art (signature on back)

Original painting by Jan Karpíšek titled Shihonage depicts an eleven year old girl who has complete control over a man with a knife who attacked her in a poppy field. She is using the Aikido technique and this work of art is a tribute to Aikido; a way of harmony, japanese martial art, and author's wish: May all weak who are in the right win over strong who come with violence and delict!!! Girl Power!

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