JAVIER LEÓN PÉREZ
JAVIER LEÓN PÉREZ is born in 1977 in Seville, Spain.
He studied at the School of Arts in Seville and a postgraduate at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid.
He obtained the highest rating with his research
“Return to the Silence”, focused on repetition of elements in
painting as analogous to meditative rituals.
JAVIER LEÓN PÉREZ monochromatic abstract
landscapes undulate with rhizomatic
movement. In his three-dimensional
works, small elements of carefully
folded Japanese paper interweave with
each other tracing a dance, drawing the
viewer into a parallel reality. As with
poetry, the message is implicit, it points
to a new place that opens up new
In his paintings, drawings and
sculptural paper works, the almost
obsessive detailed process, and eternal
repetition of small elements that cover
the surface, acts as a mantra, a sacred
formula and deeply personal ritual for
the artist. For the viewer, the first
impact of the powerful colours or
monochromatic pallet combined with
the tactile oil, graphite or ink textures.
Awards and Collections
JAVIER LEÓN PÉREZ is the recipient of numerous awards in Spain and his work on Japanese paper was recognized in the Paper Biennial of Contemporary Art at the Museum Rijswijk in the Netherlands, and the Biennale of Contemporary Art Lalin in Spain. Javier
has held multiple exhibitions across
Europe, with his first solo show in Hong Kong in 2015. He has participated in art fairs in Spain, France, Portugal, Holland, Germany, the UK, Hong Kong, Korea, Indonesia, Istanbul, Taiwan and
Miami. His works have been acquired by important Spanish collections, including La Caixa Foundation, Valentín de Madariaga (Seville), and DEARTE Collection, Galila POC Foundation(Brussels), Boghossian Foundation (Brussels), and by prominent collectors in Hong Kong,Taiwan, Indonesia, thePhilippines and Korea