Raphael Perez - Realistic 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


"Couple in Bed", 1998, Oil on canvas
170cm X 140cm, private collection




"My Brother and His Wife", 1998, Oil on canvas
160cm X 140cm, private collection




"Man in Jaccuzzi", 2003, Acrylic on canvas
140cm X 110cm, private collection




"Man on Couch", 2004, Acrylic on canvas
140cm X 100cm, private collection




"Man Near Canvas", 2000, Acrylic on canvas
190cm X 100cm, private collection




"Man Behind Door", 2000, Acrylic on canvas
190cm X 89cm, private collection




"Woman on Couch", 2003, Acrylic on canvas
150cm X 100cm, private collection




"Man Sitting", 2004, Acrylic on canvas
120cm X 80cm, private collection




"Two Women", 1998, Oil on canvas
70cm X 70cm




"Couple Hugging", 1998, Oil on canvas
130cm X 97cm, private collection




"Pregnant Woman", 1998, Oil on canvas
150cm X 140cm, private collection




"In Front of the Mirror", 2000, Acrylic on canvas
120cm X 80cm, private collection




"Man Sitting", 2004, Acrylic on canvas
150cm X 150cm, private collection




"Relationship", 1998, Oil on canvas
150cm X 100cm, private collection




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




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




"Underwear", 2001, Acrylic on canvas
100cm X 90cm




"Underwear", 2001, Acrylic on canvas
90cm X 90cm




"Man Giving Birth", 2001, Acrylic on canvas
110cm X 90cm




"Man Giving Birth", 2001, Acrylic on canvas
120cm X 100cm




"Older Man", 2004, Acrylic on canvas
150cm X 70cm, Private Collection



"Large Portrait", 2001, Acrylic on canvas
200cm X 100cm




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