The Cuban Soup Homage Warhol Series
Alfredo Manzo Cedeño
One of two artists we spotted this month whose work references Andy Warhol's iconic 32-piece Campbell's Soup Cans series, Cedeño's work explores important aspects of Cuban culture. It's part of "Hat Tip: A Tribute to Arts Philanthropy" at Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum.
Bottled Rocket #5, Bottled Rocket #1, and Bottled Rocket #2
When photographer Susan Burnstine juried selections for this year's "Light Sensitive" exhibition at Art Intersection, works by Ryan Zoghlin made the cut. They're photographs created with an alternative process called Silvertone, and each depicts a rocket being launched into space.
Scottsdale Community College art student Gloria Langer created a colorful mash-up of social media with her own pop art take on an iconic trio of monkeys warning against seeing, speaking, and hearing evil — which is part of the 11th-annual "Best of Artists" on-campus exhibition.
Mutual Possession of Ten Worlds
For her ASU School of Art thesis exhibition, Swapna Das created three series of drawings using charcoal in grayscale and sanguine, which were exhibited at Harry Wood Gallery on ASU's Tempe campus. They're all rooted in her research about the Buddhist concept of 10 life states experienced by everyone, including hunger, anger, rapture, and realization.