"Return of the Navigator"

Yandi Monardo

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Origin: Mexico

Material: Acetate Mixed Technique on plastic sheet

Year: 2023

A unique art technique using an acetate sheet as  support. Painting on the reverse side allows Yandi to create interesting and attractive forms that are visible from both sides of the sheet. This process gives Yandi the freedom to experiment with different materials and challenges you to explore new possibilities.

Yandi Monardo's art is a reflection of his passion and discipline towards the creative process. His work is not only aesthetically pleasing but also carries deep essential content that captures the viewer's attention. His unique iconography reveals his creative potential, where matter takes a life of its own. Yandi's art invites contemplation and introspection, where the viewer can explore the ludic side and the introspective world. His art is a testament to the irrepressible fire that burns within his soul.


The human figure depicted in this artwork symbolizes us as beings who navigate and explore the world around us. The figure stands tall and embodies our capacity for growth, curiosity, and adventure.

In the background, there is a boat, representing the vessel in which the explorer sails. This boat signifies our journey through life, as we navigate through various experiences and seek new horizons. It represents the means by which we explore and discover new realms, both physically and metaphorically.

Inside the body of the human figure, there is a depiction of the earth. The earth is portrayed with vibrant colors, including green, blue, white, yellow, and gold. These colors represent the diverse and dynamic nature of our planet. Green represents the flourishing life and abundance found in nature, while blue represents the vastness of the oceans and the interconnectedness of all living beings.

The white color symbolizes purity and clarity, reminding us of the importance of maintaining harmony and balance with the earth. The yellow and gold hues signify energy, enlightenment, and the value we place on the natural world.

This representation of the earth within the figure's body suggests our deep connection to the planet and the responsibility we have to care for it. It serves as a reminder of the constant movement and change happening within and around us, emphasizing the need for us to be mindful and aware of our impact on the environment.

Overall, this artwork portrays us as explorers navigating our way through life, constantly connected to the earth and the ever-changing world in which we reside. It encourages us to embrace our role as stewards of the planet and reminds us of the beauty and richness that surrounds us.



"Return of the Navigator" - 42 X 50 in