The meaning of the flower paintings of the Israeli gay painter artist Raphael Perez  1998

by Raphael Perez

Raphael Perez, also known as Rafi Peretz, is an Israeli painter who explores his personal and sexual identity through his flower paintings. He created a series of flower paintings from 1995 to 1998, when he was in his early thirties and still in relationships with women, despite feeling gay. His flower paintings reflect his emotional turmoil and his struggle with his sexua...
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