Juan Carlos Del Valle, born in Mexico City, is driven to find the duality in objects and ideas, in order to tell a story.

Del Valle’s newest series, “Temptation,” consists of portraits of food– beautiful works of art, rendered with old-master brio, that question the sacred and the profane. The paintings are subtle statements about the world and the temptations that await us in it — industrial, processed, mass-produced, but tempting just the same.

Art historian Elida Roman states that “the realism of this artist is at the service of a personal reflection, a questioning of the world from a well-defined and focused starting point, an attempt to peel away the skin in the search for meanings and for answers.”

For more information contact: Delia Cabral – deliacabral@me.com — 310 770 2525