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Oil painting on Masonite board New

Varnished and Ready to frame

One-of-a-kind

Signed on back

2020

5" h x 7" w x .25" d |0 lbs. 4 oz.

In stock $350

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"I found these plastic soldier toys on the floor," says artist Jose H. Alvarenga, "and it took me a while to come up with an idea that would be fun to paint. I love the posture of these two toys and thought it would be fun to have them shooting at the matches, adding to the humor that if they do that they are going to cause a big explosion."

Jose H. Alvarenga

Inglewood, California

Jose’s soft still life paintings are like visual puns. He creates relationships between objects that evoke both amusement and contemplation in the viewer. By devising a clever dialogue between objects, Jose turns a still life into a story. Jose utilizes a classical realist style with a gentle nod to surrealism through his unique subject selections. He is inspired by everyday objects, particularly those with a quality of nostalgia, memory, or humor. Jose paints out of his Los Angeles area apartment, where he also enjoys playing the keyboard and reading art books.

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Jose H. Alvarenga 12/12/2020 | 2:10 AM

Thank you so so much for buying my painting!!! It´s an honor for me to know that you have liked my joker painting since you first saw it and that you´ve been following me for a long while..it means so much to me and it inspires me to keeep painting and creating wonderful and memorable paintings like my joker painting. Look at my joker stance..he shows lots of confidence and optimism..he´s there to entertain, to be playful, make you feel good and make you smile and remind you that laughter and joyfulness are the best medicines!

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E Ramage purchased this artwork. style="color: #000000;"12/10/2020 | 11:09 AM

I fell in love with this piece the first time I saw it and have been following Jose’s work at ugallery for a long while. In this time when so many artists are struggling, we decided to finally purchase this now. It brings me pleasure every day.

Jose H. Alvarenga 8/21/2018 | 11:02 PM

No, that´s not me..it´s an interesting coincidence, but I don´t know how to do sculptures only paintings. I was only 9 years old in 1983 :-)

S Meehan style="color: #000000;"8/21/2018 | 12:54 PM

Do you by any chance do sculptures too? We have a Scales of Justice sculpture done in 1983 and it says H.Alvarenga on it

S Meehan style="color: #000000;"8/21/2018 | 12:53 PM

Scales of Justice

  • I fell in love with this piece the first time I saw it and have been following Jose’s work at ugallery for a long while. In this time when so many artists are struggling, we decided to finally purchase this now. It brings me pleasure every day.

    - E Ramage

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