Posts Tagged ‘An Artist’s Life’

Carlos René Perez: A Life Creating Art for Art’s Sake, Part 2

© Carlos René Perez, Metallic Panties and Childhood Blanket, 1993

“An Artist’s Life,” on view at the Leica Gallery in New York until June 1, 2013, offers a look at the career of Carlos René Perez which has spanned 45 years and counting. It is part of a combined exhibit entitled “Presence and Absence” with the photographer Maggie Steber. Perez, who was born in San Antonio, [...]

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Carlos René Perez: A Life Creating Art for Art’s Sake, Part 1

© Carlos René Perez, Mermaid Lust, Unrequited Love, 2008

Carlos René Perez says it’s up to the viewer to judge whether he has a style or not, but there is certainly something intensely personal about the vibrant images he has created over a career spanning more than 40 years. He earns his living as René Perez, a successful freelance commercial photographer who has honed his [...]

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