Lower East Side Printshop is pleased to announce the publication of four new, large-scale screenprint editions by the acclaimed artist Enoc Perez.
Continuing his exploration of modernist buildings and their architectural allure, both symbolically and aesthetically, Perez has revisited the distinguished New YorkCity Lever House building as a subject. The new prints explore the pioneer-building’s grandness as an architectural innovation and a symbol of power. Perez approaches his motif as a painterly abstraction, through a very sensuous treatment of color, vibrant texture, and composition. Ultimately, these prints offer both a bold point of view and a sense of effortless completion.
Enoc Perez has created the Lever House editions through the Printshop’s exclusive Publishing Residency Program, working with printers James Miller and Erik Hougen. The seven-color screenprints measure 48.25 x 34 inches (122.6 x 86 cm) each, unframed; they are printed in editions of 20; and will be available by December 1, 2011.
The release price for a single print is currently $4,000, unframed.
ENOC PEREZ (b. 1967, San Juan, Puerto Rico, lives and works in New York, NY) received his M.F.A. from Hunter College and B.F.A. from Pratt. In 2007 he was the focus of a major survey exhibition at MoCA at Goldman Warehouse, Miami. He has exhibited in museums and galleries internationally, including the Centre Pompidou, Paris, France; The Collezione Maramotti, Reggio Emilia, Italy; the UCLA Hammer Museum, CA; The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, CT; and El Museo del Barrio, NY.
Enoc Perez is represented in New York by Acquavella Galleries.
Lower East Side Printshop's programs have been supported in part by public funds from the National Endowment for the Arts, New York State Council on the Arts, and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council. Private supporters include: the Milton and Sally Avery Arts Foundation, Lily Auchincloss Foundation, Bloomberg Philanthropies, Greenwall Foundation, Jerome Foundation, New York Community Trust, Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, and our generous patrons and members.
Special thanks to our Sponsors and Patrons: Akua Waterbased Inks, AXA Art Insurance Corporation, Laura and Lloyd Blankfein, Lisa Pevaroff-Cohn and Gary Cohn, Susan L. Falk, Michael and Laura Fisch, Monica Forman, Steven and Cheryl Friedman, Leslie J. and Jed H. Garfield, ICAP/John Nixon, John B. Koegel, Esq., Jo Backer Laird and I. Michael Danoff, Janet Landau, Stacey and Curtis Lane, Rebecca Lax, Thomas and Jill Marino, Newmark Knight Frank/Jeffrey Gural, Jane Nixon, Michael G. and Glorimar O'Hara, PECO Foundation, Andrew C. Porter, Timothy L. Porter and Carla Volpe Porter, Jane Dresner Sadaka, Christie C. Salomon, Robert and Donna Shafir, Mary and David Solomon, Caroline A. Taylor, Courtney Finch Taylor, Cristin Tierney, Volusion Inc., Shawn Warren, Lisa and Lance West, and Scott and Margot Ziegler.
Image Caption: Enoc Perez, "Lever House (silver)", 2011, screenprint, 48.25 x 34 inches, edition of 20