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Money is the King

Jose H. Alvarenga
Ugallery 5345178614 UGallery

Oil painting on Masonite board New

Stained wood edges

Ready to hang


Signed on front


7" h x 5" w x 1.5" d |0 lbs. 8 oz.

In stock $400



In this piece I wanted to show money on both the king of gold (from the Spanish playing cards) and on the coin. The king is actually shown twice – once on the king of gold card and once on the oversized coin of Juan Carlos in profile.  

This piece is mounted on a cradled wood panel with mahogany stained sides (not pictured).

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 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


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