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Original art for sale at UGallery.com | Jack by Jose H. Alvarenga | $375 | oil painting | 8' h x 6' w | ..\art\oil-painting-Jack

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Oil painting on Masonite board New

Ready to frame

One-of-a-kind

Signed on front

2019

8" h x 6" w x .25" d |0 lbs. 4 oz.

In stock $375

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Jose explains of this painting, "I came up with this offbeat composition because of the card the Jack of Hearts. Then I included the J keychain and the name Jack written on the board. Since this is a trompe l'oeil painting, meaning to fool the eye, I included a little note which reads, 'Have I fooled your eyes? Did you think it was real?'"

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. 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 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 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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