chinese proverb painting
by ngan siu-mui


having or not having desire

  • 12x10 in, $400 cad
  • The painting has 12 Chinese characters in Running script.
  • Meaning: “Hence always free yourself from desire in order to observe its secrets; but always allow yourself to have desire in order to observe its manifestations.” Quote from Dao De Jing, chapter 1

how to customize this artwork?

Give me a quote as you wish. I'll translate into Chinese.