art of Pérez Celis is mature, humanistic, alive to
the artistic and political time and truly international not
merely because lived in many countries and understood and
his artistic language carries with it the visual structures,
the enculturated meanings, the inner rhythms of a world stretching
from his to Bolivia, Peru and many other countries of to Central
America, the European art capital vital North American centers
of New York and world is broad, inter-connected, full of the
ideas and forms first glimpsed in the vast and heat of his
native Argentina, then shaped by his immersion in the abstract
structural international modern art. In his work of the Celis'
art has been truly set free by the character to give voice
to a grandeur arising life experiences while testifying to
a larger transcending personality, place and nationality.
watch him at work in immediately sense the fearlessness,
and the his artistic enterprise. Celis' appreciation world
finds expression in an intensely tactile, textured, layered,
lovingly crafted, brusquely ruptured, patiently restored
surface whose inner complexities are immediately sensed
by the audience. Like the surfaces of living creatures
and natural landscapes, the planes of Celis' paintings
bear the marks and rough scars and lush, smooth passages
he has evolved in the process of their creation.