Pop art with a twist
- Mr. Perez is one of the
leading pop-graphic artists in the burgeoning Mission District in San Francisco. His works reflect on an urban experience, often
juxtaposing a wide range of printed elements he finds around town. These found materials then take a character of
their own, once they are transformed into a print screen.
His works are reminiscent of Andy Warhol, but take Andys concepts into the
21st century while adding a Chicano twist.
- "I take an image
from the media which I manipulate and put in context with another image. It's a
confrontation between two images. My work as an artist is to make clear what is in