Pepon Osorio, "Trials And Turbulence", 2004
Pepon Osorio, "En La Barberia No Se Llora" 1994
mixed media and a barber chair
Pepon Osorio, "Lonely Soul", 2008
Pepon Osorio, "A Mis Adorables Hijas", 1990
Pepon Osorio, "My Beating Heart", 2002
made of fiber glass, archival paper, glue and a CD player.
Pepon Osorio was born in Puerto Rico in 1955. He studied at Columbia University and graduated with a Masters degree in Fine Arts in 1985. In an article written about Pepon's life and art work, the writer wrote that "Pepon Osorio began exploring conceptual art through social work, community activism, painting and stage design. Mixing aspects of his Puerto Rican and New York experiences, his work emphasizes social justice, cultural history, and identity".