Dan Chinese Opera Painting By Richard Barone

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Artist Richard Barone. 'Dan Chinese Opera' Artwork Image, Created in 2017, Original Painting Oil. #art #artist
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Richard Barone


Dan Chinese Opera

Size - (USA):
28 W x 36 H x 0 D (inches)
Size - (metric):
71.1 W x 91.4 H x 0.0 D (centimeters)
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Artwork Description:

Dan is the general name for female roles in Chinese opera, often referring to leading roles. They may be played by either actors or actresses. Exaggerated paints on opera performer s face which ancient warriors decorated themselves to scare the enemy are used in the opera each color has a different meaning. They are used to symbolize a character s role, fate, and illustrate the character s emotional state and general character. White symbolizes sinister, evil, crafty, treacherous, and suspicious. Any performer with white painted face usually takes the part of a villain of the show. The larger the white painted area, the crueler the role. Green denotes impulsive behavior, violence, no self-restraint or self-control. Red stands for bravery or loyalty. Black denotes boldness, fierceness, impartiality, rough. Yellow symbolizes ambition, fierceness, or intelligence. Blue stands for steadfastness someone who is loyal and sticks to one side no matter what . Pink symbolizes sophistication, and cool-headedness. Moreover, paint figures have different types. For instance, overall painted face, and only painted in the center of the face, connecting eyes and nose.
Artwork Keywords:   Chinese Opera, Dance, Asian Dance, Dan, Original Painting
Materials:   Oil Paintings

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