La China and El Chino de la Hipoteca , these pieces were done when the market and housing market went down because of the unprecedented growth of a subprime mortgage market. China introduced the largest stimulus package in the world in the late 2008 in the wake of the global financial crisis. China was also the mayor economy in the world to emerge from the crises.
La China y el chino have the American stock market in their chest. The Asians letter are real zen meaning words. They are also painted in the ancient nobility style of the rich portrait history. The numbers are symbols of math equations.
La China has a collection of jewelry by Cartier they are both mix media has ink, acrylic, oil pencil and collage prints of magazines and photographs.
Arnold Miranda, born in Miami Beach, resides in Coral Gables, also working in Miami, FL. His family provenance from Cuba. Self taught artist, started his career in 1988 to develop his interest on time capturing still images in high fashion photography of Avant Garde models existing in great number at the time in Miami. Miranda studied at Lasalle High school, Miami Dade College and Photography studies. In 2008 transitioned to Surrealist portrait painting with emphasis on the human face. He mostly uses a mixed media technique of ink, pencil and acrylic on paper collage merging both above mentioned genres to captivate the story behind each of his works. A main focus of his portraits is the inspiration in European and Asian nobility of the 15th and 16th century depicted with modernist paradigm. His main subjects relate with queens and kings history. He also paints contemporary nobility people. His Artworks have been successfully collected and received at exhibitions in Mexico, Spain, France and the US.