Please find a selection of artworks by Raphael Perez presented in Kings Gallery
Raphael Perez is an Israeli artist, born in 1965. He graduated from the College of Visual Arts in Be’er Sheva and later for a long time was involved in the education and taught. The artist mostly works in the naive art style. Especially his paintings are full of color and joy of life. One of the main motifs in Perez’s art is spherical paintings of Tel Aviv and Jerusalem as multi-cultural centers.
“Jerusalem as the center of the world” by Raphael Perez
Kings gallery offers “Jerusalem as the center of the world”. In particular, brightness and urban landscapes brimming with energy feature the artistic language of Raphael Perez. He showes the Jerusalem Temple Mount and locates around the most famous world architectural and sculptural landmarks. Also, the artist beautifully transmits nature difference of regions.
Interestingly, as a master of city depictions, Perez created advertising posters for the Israel Ministry of Tourism.
“Baháʼí World Centre” by Raphael Perez
“Baháʼí World Centre” is the main spiritual and administrative place for the Baháʼí Faith. The artist has conveyed the view towards the Shrine of the Báb in Haifa, Israel. The artwork radiates happiness and joy. Families, couples and children are engoinng the sunshine. Moreover, in the forefront spectators can recognize a smiling artist, who is finishing a scaled-down version of the same painting.
Raphael Perez’s art is inspired and primarily influenced by Nahum Gutman and David Hockney. Kings gallery has artworks by Gutman in the collection. He was a landscape painter, sculptor, illustrator, graphic artist and, furthermore, children’s writer.
Kings Gallery is a leading fine art gallery established in Jerusalem in 1995. We strive to collect and sell the highest quality historic and contemporary Israeli and International art. Especially, the gallery specializes in artists from the early period of the 1920’s. In addition, Kings allery features leading up-and-coming young artists who will definitely be prominent names in the next few years.