Lu Moru di lu mari
Description by the artist
Lu Moru di lu mari (sicilian for The Moor of the sea) represents the typical Moor of the Moor’s Head legend, here is the male Moor sweet in love of his woman . They are in reconciliation. From their depths with their riches of corals and shells, they give themselves through the golden thread of the soul and their star. The artwork, painted in oil on canvas , is three-dimensional as it contains real volumes created by the mixed material, natural shells and synthetic pearls.. The edge, 4 cm, is created with a double frame painted on the sides as well.
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The artwork in the Sicilian culture
(photo) Many Sicilians have Arab countenance like this fisherman, late 1800 photo