Cecilia Paredes at the Museum of Latin America Art

Soulful Self-Portraits: Cecilia Paredes at MOLAA Museum of Latin America Art Through December 30th   By Evan Senn Although history has shown us the significance of self-portraits to our collective humanity and the personal spirit, there are not many contemporary artists that specialize in self-portraits anymore, and even fewer that do it with as much…

Finding Wonder in San Diego Installation Art

Finding Wonder in San Diego Installation Art On view through August 24th By Evan Senn Strolling up to the B Street Pier on San Diego’s harbor, there are no signs advertising the massive art exhibition “Wonderspaces,” but facing the sidewalk there is a large entrance that shows only white desks and a small sign with…

Beyond the Streets LA 2018

Breaking Down the Walls in Street Art: “Beyond the Streets” in L.A. Through July 6th By Evan Senn In 2011, the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles (MOCA) held the first major museum retrospective of street art in one of the epicenters of the genre, “Art In The Streets.” Co-curated by Jeffrey Deitch, the…

Seeing in Color at Huntington Beach Art Center

Seeing in Color at Huntington Beach Art Center Through June 16th By Evan Senn It is said that in human history, our ability to see color has evolved alongside our ability to categorize and discuss it. Scientists have studied that throughout our documentation of what we have observed in history—especially as it relates to colors and…

Sarah Sitkin, Bodysuits, Superchief Gallery LA; Photo courtesy of the gallery

Trying on Humanity with Sarah Sitkin’s Bodysuits at Superchief Gallery LA

Trying on Humanity with Sarah Sitkin’s Bodysuits through March 25 Superchief Gallery LA, Los Angeles By Evan Senn Walking into the strange reality created by meticulous artist Sarah Sitkin at Superchief LA, viewers are startled, hypnotized and a bit frightened. Her “bodysuits” are sculptural masterpieces of hyper-realistic relics of humanity, in wearable suit-form. The experiential…

The Future is Bright at the Brea Gallery MFA Biennial

MFA Biennial Proves the Future is Bright through March 25 Brea Art Gallery, Brea By Evan Senn Southern California is an epicenter for creative expression and education. For over a decade, galleries across the world look to the Southern California area for the next generation of artistic talent for the market. The City of Brea…

Camilo, Triton Wall ©2017 SAiR; Photo credit Julie Faith

Bridging Communities with Street Artist in Residence 

Bridging Communities with Street Artist in Residence By Evan Senn Of all the many iterations of art subcultures and subgenres in contemporary art today, street art is often considered the most intimidating. Bred in sync with a tradition of rebellion and illegal activity, it used to be common to associate street artists with gangs and…