José Miguel Pérez Hernández

José Miguel Pérez Hernández

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The plastic world of José Miguel Pérez Hernández catches the unmistakable rhythm and the high color of Cuba. We are before a work that overflows solidarity, love, fraternal blinks, warmth of living to plenitude, eroticism, chromatic exuberance that appropriates without compromising avarices of the codes and of the plastic language of his time.


To all color

There is in the paintings of José Miguel Pérez Hernández a cheerful vital force that proposed to give us the nature to full hands, but not with that regularity that we would call realism, but to the way of a spout that he wants to transform everything into painting.

From there its elaboration, its colors, its light. Everything has the time of the immediate. Its compositions separates of every complexity, they are resolved in few directions. The space is reduced, the images pass to a first position as to be more near us. And when we are with its, it seems as if they were waiting for us with a smile in the lips.

They are as greetings, friendly words, a magnificent song and they are appreciated.

Adorned head “Adorned head”

Technique: Acrylic on Canvas
Size: 80 cm x 60 cm
Year: 2009
Comment: Beautiful head, where the artist evokes the figure of the Spanish painter Salvador Dalí.
It is a fantasy where fish, fruits and vegetables make of this personage a fantastic dream. The pictorial gesture, the textures, the transparencies give the expressive character of their lyricism. The color in its maximum intensity transmits the insular temperature.

The girlfriend from the Caribbean “The girlfriend from the Caribbean”

Technique: Acrylic on Canvas
Size: 69 cm x 56 cm
Year: 2005
Comment: The artist continues in love of her daughter's face, now he paints the miscegenation of the Caribbean, in the texture of its clothes is all the poetry of its heart, present the beautiful coconut trees and its native house. The artist renders homage to the Paul Gaugin with this work.

Bird Woman “Bird Woman”

Technique: Acrylic on Canvas
Size: 100 cm x 120 cm
Year: 2010
Comment: Female profile crowned by a beautiful bird. She is the wind, dream, and poetry. The bird is her guardian, the angel who takes care of her. They are in confidence. See the compositional structure where bird, woman and sun are the conceptual unit of this work. The dynamism of the color gives us the happiness of living.

The Juggler “The Juggler”

Technique: Acrylic on Canvas
Size: 101 cm x 101 cm
Year: 2007
Comment: This young man captivates us with his strong look. He is able to eat candle, swallow the sword, throwing the knife in the perfect target, since his best role is to work to life. He is a good guardian, a perfect custodian, he controls everything. His head and his moustache make a beautiful relationship with the colorful circus tent. The color, the textures, the drawing, the relation background and figure make of this beautiful artwork an talisman to the spectator.

Mairim dreams in being mother “Mairim dreams in being mother”

Technique: Acrylic on Canvas
Size: 55 cm x 70 cm
Year: 2006
Comment: Radiant, beautiful and full artwork where it is transmitted serenity, maturity and spiritual tranquility, but mainly the serene dream. A fine eroticism is shown and it is observed as the woman's figure has typographic form of M, symbolizing the fecundation.

Tropical Menina “Tropical Menina ”

Technique: Acrylic on Canvas
Size: 112 cm x 76 cm
Year: 2013
Comment: The artist pays tribute to two great masters studied by him, Velázquez and Picasso. He gives us this beautiful girl, architecture of the innocence. Plays with the cubism. The color, as well as the compositional structure of the artwork presente us this infant of the Caribbean.

Remembering to Rita Longa “Remembering to Rita Longa”

Technique: Acrylic on Canvas
Size: 112 cm x 80 cm
Year: 2013
Comment: Splendid artwork where two Roe Deer challenging the life. The structural movement gives the load conceptual of the artwork. All is harmony, ceremony for copulation. With this artwork the artist renders a homage to the Cuban sculptress Rita Longa.

Rooster self portrait “Rooster self portrait”

Technique: Acrylic on Canvas
Size: 120 cm x 90 cm
Year: 2013
Comment: Splendid Rooster, owner of the yard and the Cuban countryside. Virtuous in total maturity and elegance. His stance is firm and owner of life, its song is a tribute of gratitude to all that life has given us. See the colors of the plumage and grace of its nature.

Urbanization to the Loretana “Urbanization to the Loretana”

Technique: Acrylic on Canvas
Size: 100 cm x 80 cm
Year: 2013
Comment: The artist creates a beautiful rustic architecture in debt with the virgin Loretana, the patron saint of the home. The structural design is a modular set of naive houses that form a complex urbanization peasant. See focal point, the sun with the conceptual secret of the artwork. The color reflects the magic of the Caribbean.

Copulation “Copulation”

Technique: Acrylic on Canvas
Size: 120 cm x 96 cm
Year: 2009
Comment: Beautiful work where the mating of the male with the female becomes a poetic scene. See the rich structure of the work where color and composition emphasize its conceptual load.