An Igloo in Cuba

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Sep 232010
 
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El Igloo, painting by Yuri Moreno.

Painted by Yuri Moreno with his usual sense of the absurd – that of placing an igloo in a jungle-like setting in the painting.  “El Igloo” (the Igloo) further illustrates the bitter sense of humor he extols in his body of work.He often places objects together which do not belong together in reality.   The destruction of Nature is a common theme in his art. The  colors are strong and bright, the style is art naïve. Continue reading »

La Caza by Yuri Moreno Ruiz

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Sep 222010
 

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La Caza or The Hunt by the Cuban artist Yuri Moreno Ruiz of Santiago de Cuba is another of his interesting works, painted in the art naïve style he most frequently uses to express himself in his work.

This painting is brightly colored, acrylic on canvas and measures 19 ¼ “ x 15 ¼ ” inches.

La Caza depicts the hunter who comes out of the tropical forest, poised with bow and arrow to arrive at the incongruous room complete with a blue and white tiled floor, brightly colored green curtains, a towel rack and a small table. His prey is a zebra, not a native animal of Cuba. As always, Moreno paints with a certain sense of humor in his work. The message is what the viewer makes out of these oddly placed elements which don’t fit together.

Yuri Moreno painted this work of art in 1998 in Santiago de Cuba.

La Caza is available for sale on Ateneo Art‘s Cuban Art for Sale page.

El Corral

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May 302010
 

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“El Corral” by the Cuban artist, Yuri Moreno. “El Corral” depicts a sense of endangerment to the environment. Many of the art works by Yuri Moreno reflect his concern about the threats to the environment, long before environmentalism was the darling topic of conversation among the elites of this world. He paints in the naïve art style, colorful works, child-like but depicting the concerns of the modern world.  Notice that life is barren beyond the boundaries of this farm, the earth, this planet. There is nothing else but the planet we live on.

This painting measures 42 x 52 cm.