Terracotta Warriors: Rising Phoenix

A Rising Phoenix stands guard at the domestic check-in counter at the Vancouver Airport.   The artist, Erin Foggoa created a Terracotta Warrior that embodies the spirit of the iconic winged creature that is featured prominently in countless mythologies. In China, the Phoenix (fenghuang) symbolizes virtue, honour and grace. It is the feminine counterpart to the Dragon.  Deeply revered, the Phoenix’s appearance, while uncommon, signifies the coming of a great event or affirms the greatness of a leader.

I always wanted to meet a Phoenix – now I have…

 

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Map Position: #22 – YVR (Vancouver) Airport, Domestic Check-in

Rising Phoenix

Artist: Erin Foggoa