About the Book
Rene Carol Capone (b. September 22, 1978) is an American painter known for his depiction of the male figure with whimsical, erotic & often mysterious imagery. Born in Niskayuna. A small town in upstate New York. He is the oldest of four children. Capone is his adopted last name. He is of no relation to the famed mobster Al Capone. He attended Parsons School of Design in NYC on scholarship. Twenty years ago René Capone began his career as an artist creating dreamlike, sensual, and erotic images of young men in search of love, identity, and their place in the world. His paintings & drawings are now highly prized His paintings & drawings re now highly prized by art aficionados, hanging on the walls of private and corporate collectors around the world. Described in BLUE Magazine as combining the colors of Picasso with the themes of Virginia Wolf and the Boys of Abercrombie, mixing it in a blender with a heavy handed scoop of Lord of the Flies hysteria and you get the art of René Capone.