In Chinese opera spot, one can often spot the heavily painted faces. These exaggerated painting techniques serves to illustrate different roles or convey different emotions to the audience. Of course, it makes the whole show much more visually appealing to the audience.
This picture reminds me of time freezing in place. It strikes a melancholic chord within me on those tiring days when I really wished time could just slow down and stop. At least just for that moment, so that I can take a short breather.