Fabian Perez Unveils Portrait Of Argentina’s Presidential Family
by: Diane Lanevi
When the president of a country receives a presidential family portrait from one of his nation’s most acclaimed contemporary artist, there is the joy of receiving the present of support and acceptance from his people. Such was the case for the President of Argentina, Mauricio Macri, who received one of Argentina’s native sons, the internationally-acclaimed artist and portrait painter Fabian Perez this week with a stunning painting of his family.
The very next day, the presidential agenda published “the only moment of relaxation for the president on a day so full of obligations was when he received the Argentine painter Fabian Perez with a gift that fascinated him: a painting Of Juliana Awada (his wife) his daughter Antonia and of him “
During his visit, Perez took the opportunity to make a photoshoot of the president, material that he will use when arriving back at his studio in Los Angeles to create an official Portrait of the President.
As one of Argentina’s most famous contemporary artists, the award-winning Perez has painted portraits of various famous individuals including the Argentinian Presidential Family’s portrait. Perez has also completed a portrait of fellow Argentinian, Pope Francis, after being commissioned by the Vatican for his portrait. He’s recently completed a portrait of the renowned spiritual leader, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar to whom he presented the portrait in Los Angeles.
Known for his ability to create stunning and intuitive figurative art, Fabian Perez’s reputation has risen with dizzying pace. This June he received the 2017 ATIM Master Inspiration Award by the iconic ArtTour International Magazine. The award is presented to a professional master artist with more than twenty years of experience who’s had consistent success and recognition throughout their art career. They must also have global recognition of their work to qualify for the award which is presented by international art personality Viviana Puello, Editor-in-Chief of the publication host of the popular ArtTour International TV Show and.
Perez also had received recognition from the prestigious Academy of Artists in Italy when he was named the Artist of the Year in 2014. Earlier in 2010, he was appointed as the official artist for both the Latin Grammy Awards and the Winter Olympics in Vancouver that same year. Perez’s home country of Argentina has also bestowed the rare honor of selecting him to create a government-funded public exhibition and mural.
The artist’s most recent works, “Cinco Sentidos,” a collection of limited editions and originals were received with acclaimed during a June 2017 gallery exhibition tour across England. To view Perez’ new releases click here.
Perez’s works are held by both art collectors and celebrities worldwide including boxing veteran and superstar Sugar Ray Leonard, basketball legend Shaquille O’Neal and soccer star Lionel Messi. His works have also been purchased by Hollywood stars such as Megan Fox and Mario Lopez, to name a few. On the musical front, Gabriel Abora, President of the Latin Grammies, Shakira, Juan Gabriel, and Neil Portnow, President of the Grammy Awards.
For more information about Fabian Perez, please visit his website fabianperez.com