Vicente Peris: In Conversation

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New to the Los Angeles cityscape Vicente Peris has brought a new aesthetic perspective to our city.  His work created on site is vastly removed from his previous aesthetic queries in which he delved into illuminated shadows created in motion. Conceptually similar to Yves Klein's blue women, yet articulated in a way to allow the use of gunpowder. 

From deep within his fascination with shadows emerged a playful yet thoughtful concern to allow the viewer to experience art from within. Thus his series of Calderesque like mobiles allows the viewer to inhabit the work and move from within the aesthetic query to engage playfully.

His new body of work takes a similar perspective while questioning the City of Angeles. From his studio, Peris observes everyday life, the people-scape of downtown fascinates and informs his current aesthetic questions. 

- Erika Hirugami, MAAB | Founder & CEO of CuratorLove


Learn about the methodology and inspiration behind Vicente Peris' latest work. The artist will speak about his current aesthetic queries with Carmine Iannaccone on December 2, 2017, 6pm.

The event is free, but space is limited 

Location: 560 S Main St, Los Angeles, CA 90013

Studio Located in the 7th Floor of the Santa Fe Lofts in Downtown

Street parking & parking lots available adjacent studio.


In Conversation

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Vicente Peris is an internationally claimed artist whose career expands over five decades. He has held numerous exhibitions in Europe, Mexico and South America; with prominent solo shows at Galeria Lametro in Valencia, Spain, Galeria Art Lounge in Lisbon Portugal, Museo de Arte Moderna Aloisio in Refice Brazil, Fundacion Buquebus in Montevideo, Uruguay, Centro Cultura Borges, in Buenos Aires Argentina, and Instituto Cultural Cabañas in Mexico, amongst many others.  

 

Carmine Iannaccone is currently a professor at Claremont Graduate University who holds an MFA from Otis College of Art and Design. His artistic practice has been seen in gallery exhibitions at POST, SolwayJones, Sue Spaid Fine Art, Jan Baum Gallery and Shoebox LA, as well as in numerous group exhibitions at area colleges, municipal galleries, and alternative spaces.


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I am constantly considering the grand continuum, and the different ways to share space. When someone views my work I want them to feel included and know they are part of the work itself.
— Vicente Peris