Saturday, September 10, 2011

Nulla rosa sine spinis


“Nulla rosa sine spinis” There is no rose without spine

Oil painting and mixed media on canvas - 81 x 100 cm - 2011

Seeking symbolic meaning of the rose we can look at the ancient beliefs, in which rose expresses promise, new beginnings, passion and desire. This beauty is contrasted with its thorns which represents defense, physicality, loss, dissapointment.

In this latin saying “Nulla Rosa sine spinis” – (There is no rose without thorn) tells us that whatever we really wanted so badly that precious thing, for sure will give us some headache in some point of our life. If you are special person who has passion for an achievement and you know now nothing comes easy…