America is a possible Eden; it is up to us to materialize it as
For several years, his exhibitions were an homage to Latin America;
he utilized its habits, icons and landscapes, not from a folkloric
point of view but trying to symbolize that Eden he mentioned.
Paraguayan art critic and marchand Ticio Escobar thought, in 1990:
“Moretti is essentially a painter. He builds his images with shades
and hues, with glazes and textures, with matter itself. His strong,
marked line becomes itself a plastic component that hugs figures,
sinking into their shapes, pushing masses of color this or that
way. Fruit, landscapes, portraits, every subject is a mere excuse
for a stern plastic architecture that raises over bursts of light
was especially invited to the 8th Biennial Latin American of Art
of Mexico, in 1992.
Critic Albino Dieguez Videla, said in 1993, about the exhibition
shown at Palais de Glace, Buenos Aires: “"In every case, matter
is a loyal ally for Moretti; he establishes aquatic or aerial spaces,
later completed by the caressing definition of brushes. So landscapes
get defined, born from a very rich and many-colored geography, that
seems anxious to be painted. And Norberto Moretti, whose intuitive
smartness stops him at the door of fauvism, has done it."