ARTIST: Seon-Jeong Kim(SJ.Kim)
SIZE: 24inch x 36inch
TITLE: Ilwolobongdo(It is a Korean landscape painting of the sun, the moon, and the five peaks which always was set behind the king’s royal throne during the Choseon Dynasty. It literally means "Painting of the Sun, the Moon and the Five Peaks". Il(the sun), wol(the moon), o(five) bong(peaks), do(painting). The sun, the moon and the five peaks. The five peaks stand for Mars, Mercury, Jupiter, Venus, and Saturn. (sunday, monday, tuesday, wednesday, thursday, friday, saturday). Yin and Yang and five elements(metal, wood, water, fire, and earth). The biggest mountain symbolizes Jupiter.
The Yin-Yang and the Five Elements has been the frame of explaining all the phenomena of life and universe. Yin is night, while Yang is day. Also, Yin belongs to Fall and Winter, while Yang does to Spring and Summer.) The symbols of the each season are Wood(Thursday) for Spring, Fire(Tuesday) for Summer, Earth(Saturday) for Late Summer, Metal(Frid...