ADIDAS ORANGE IT’S A WISE MAN’S CHOICE

Adidas Orange It's A Wise Man's Choice w Logo MED

Where: This artwork has not been endorsed by Adidas, this is my own creation.

Artist: iSAW

Details: Colours are extremely important within some cultures. They signify many things like tradition, prosperity, health, courage and wisdom.

For example, do you know why Monks wear orange clothing?

Saffron was the most popular spice in many Asian countries once upon a time and the way to discern the best quality of that spice was by the depth of the colour, which was a burnt orange shade than a vibrant yellow or deep yellow shade. This particular shade of orange signified quality and rarity among many spice traders, and you were considered a wise person if you knew how to look for, harvest and trade that colour spice.

Monks see themselves in the same way. Wearing orange clothing is an outward symbol of what the colour stands for, so the quality and rarity of their knowledge makes them wise and they are happy to share their wisdom for those that truly seek it.

Creating this art piece based on this tradition was a lot of fun for me, but it was also  educational. I hope it was for you too.

 

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Written by iSAW Company

We are a small freelance visual arts company and we showcase conceptually imaginative works of art of different disciplines. 'Art' has a very broad meaning, so we try to be considerate to the arts that are not conceptually imaginative as well. The artwork on our website has been specifically selected to showcase variety, creativity, imagination and superior finish, with the option to buy the art you like. Why not take a moment to have a good look around. If not now, remember to check back regularly as we're always adding new works of art to our growing collection. Thank you for visiting.

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