Raphael Perez - Naive Paintings


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Artist Statement
Raphael Perez -naive paintings
His creations deal with the subject of homosexuality. He puts a strong
emphasis on the topics of single-sex families and parenthood, pride parades,
male birth giving, portraits, male nudity, as well as male, female and
heterosexual couples. His works put to test the boundaries between eroticism
and art, while characterizing homosexual relationships and love as they are
expressed in everyday life and everyday situations in the kitchen, bathroom,
balcony, saloon


Biography
Raphael Perez, was born in 1965 and was raised in Jerusalem. He currently
resides and works in Tel-Aviv.
exhibited in several art galleries and GLBT community centers. PINK TIMES,
the Israeli GLBT community magazine has a permanent column of Rafi Perez
Artwork Publications as well as other publications in "Ha'ir", the Jerusalem
city magazine, in RAINBOW Magazine and JERUSALEM OPEN HOUSE Paper and
others. But most of his references can be found in the "world wide web".

Curriculum Vitae and List of Exhibitions
Exhibitions
2003 Tel Aviv Museum-Group Exhibition
2004 "A time for art" - love art exhibition
2004 Offir gallery - Group Exhibition-GLBT Artists of Israel
2004 Photogen - Naive paintings
2004 Offir gallery - artists of the gallery
2004 Dungeon - erotic art exhibit
2004 Shiraz - caffee gallery
2003 Gallery Offir-Group Exhibition-GLBT Artists of Israel
2002 Haifa GLBT community center
2002 GLBT community Center in the Galilee
2001 Jerusalem Open House
2000 Cafe Gallery THEO - Tel Aviv
1998 Flamingo Restaurant Gallery - Tel Aviv
1997 Camera Obscura (Curator Department)-Tel Aviv

182 of his paintings sold to Professional collectors

Read Network articles on the main art and gay portals.
Appearences on gay and art magazines and covers.
View paintings used as tattoo


"The Lake", 2000, Acrylic on canvas
200cm X 150cm, private collection




"The Pool", 2000, Acrylic on canvas
200cm X 150cm, private collection




"The Kiss", 2001, Acrylic on canvas
120cm X 80cm, private collection




"The Balcony", 2001, Acrylic on canvas
120cm X 80cm, private collection




"Family Dinner", 2000, Acrylic on canvas
200cm X 150cm, private collection




"Generation Gay", 2001, Acrylic on canvas
140cm X 140cm, private collection




"Peeing", 2001, Acrylic on canvas
150cm X 130cm, private collection




"Peeing", 2001, Acrylic on canvas
140cm X 100cm, private collection




"Soldiers", 2001, Acrylic on canvas
120cm X 120cm, private collection




"Soldiers", 2001, Acrylic on canvas
130cm X 130cm, private collection




"Gay Nation", 2001, Acrylic on canvas
200cm X 150cm, private collection




"The Kiss", 2001, Acrylic on canvas
200cm X 150cm, private collection




"The Kiss", 1999, Acrylic on canvas
200cm X 150cm, private collection




"The Kiss", 2001, Acrylic on canvas
200cm X 150cm, private collection




"Couple in the Kitchen", 1999, Acrylic on canvas
200cm X 130cm, private collection




"Couple Peeing", 1999, Acrylic on canvas
200cm X 150cm, private collection




"Strawberries", 1999, Acrylic on canvas
200cm X 140cm, private collection




"Strawberries", 1999, Acrylic on canvas
200cm X 150cm, private collection




"Azrielli Center", 2001, Acrylic on canvas
120cm X 80cm, private collection




"Dizengoff Square", 2001, Acrylic on canvas
120cm X 120cm, private collection




"Bauhaus", 2004, Acrylic on canvas
120cm X 120cm, private collection




"The Balcony", 2004, Acrylic on canvas
120cm X 120cm, private collection




"The Kiss", 2005, Acrylic on canvas
120cm X 120cm




"The Strawberry", 2005, Acrylic on canvas
120cm X 120cm




"The Kiss", 2005, Acrylic on canvas
120cm X 120cm




"The Kiss", 2004, Acrylic on canvas
120cm X 120cm




"The Kiss", 2004, Acrylic on canvas
120cm X 120cm




"The Kiss", 2005, Acrylic on canvas
120cm X 120cm




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