Karlos Pérez

Karlos  Pérez
With a background in photography, video, and installation, Karlos Perez’s paintings have blurred the order of the traditional discourse of art. His works are not “portraits” in the traditional sense, but rather the power of the images comes from their existential character. Pérez's paintings blur the boundaries between mediums. Fragments of images have been meticulously analyzed by the artist and processed through the filters of his personal experiences. Family photographs become surreal--somehow absent of any spatial and temporal location. The artist scratches at the canvas, blots on paint, obstructs and interferes with the visual, reshaping the events that had previously been captured on film. The results are enigmatic paintings that seem to have traveled through time to captivate us in the present.
Featured Piece
Karlos  Pérez Untitled woman on rock from the After Memories

Untitled (woman on rock), from the After Memories
- Oil on canvas 2017
86 x 60 in
SOLD


Karlos  Pérez Untitled leaping lady
Untitled (leaping lady)
Oil on canvas   2018
36 x 36 in
Karlos  Pérez Untitled female back bend
Untitled (female back bend)
Oil on canvas   2018
30 x 24 in
Karlos  Pérez Untitled bather
Untitled (bather)
Oil on canvas   2018
36 x 36 in
Karlos  Pérez Untited Dancer in red
Untited (Dancer in red)
Oil on canvas   2018
36 x 36 in
Karlos  Pérez untitled (Family Archives Series--Children Gazing from Boat)
Untitled
from the Family Archives Series
Oil on canvas   2016
49.5 x 39.5 in
Karlos  Pérez untitled (Family Archives Series--Woman and Teen)
Untitled
from the Family Archives Series
Oil on canvas   2014
31.25 x 31.25 in
Karlos  Pérez Untitled 3 kids
Untitled (3 kids)
Oil on canvas   2016
43 x 43 in
Karlos  Pérez Untitled 4 kids
Untitled (4 kids)
Oil on canvas   2017
45 x 62 in
Karlos  Pérez Untitled boat with float
Untitled (boy with float)
Oil on canvas   2016
47 x 47 in
Karlos  Pérez Untitled curly haired woman
Untitled (curly haired woman)
Oil on canvas   2017
70 x 51 in
Karlos  Pérez Untitled girl in car
Untitled (girl in car)
Oil on canvas   2016
43 x 43 in
Karlos  Pérez Untitled woman on beach
Untitled (woman on beach)
Oil on canvas   2016
53 x 53 in
Karlos  Pérez Carol Grant Thomas
Carol Grant Thomas
Oil on canvas   2018
39 x 27 in
SOLD
Karlos  Pérez David Baker Thomas
David Baker Thomas
Oil on canvas   2018
27 x 23 in
SOLD
Karlos  Pérez Untitled 3 muscle men on beach
Untitled (3 muscle men on beach)
Oil on canvas   2018
71 x 51 in
SOLD
Karlos  Pérez Untitled 3 women jumping from the After Memories
Untitled (3 women jumping), from the After Memories
Oil on canvas   2017
59 x 78.5 in
SOLD
Karlos  Pérez Untitled airplane game
Untitled (airplane game)
Oil on canvas   2018
51 x 35 in
SOLD
Karlos  Pérez Untitled back to back
Untitled (back to back)
Oil on canvas   2017
86 x 58 in
SOLD
Karlos  Pérez Untitled couple
Untitled (couple)
Oil on canvas   2018
30 x 24 in
SOLD
Karlos  Pérez Untitled flying lady
Untitled (flying lady)
Oil on canvas   2018
36 x 36 in
SOLD
Karlos  Pérez Untitled flying man
Untitled (flying man)
Oil on canvas   2018
36 x 36 in
SOLD
Karlos  Pérez Untitled leaping man
Untitled (leaping man)
Oil on canvas   2018
36 x 36 in
SOLD
Karlos  Pérez Untitled little ballerina After Memories series
Untitled (little ballerina), After Memories series
Oil on canvas   2017
50 x 50 in
SOLD
Karlos  Pérez Untitled male back in blue
Untitled (male back in blue)
Oil on canvas   2017
15.5 x 11.5 in
SOLD
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