Art

Here Are the Best Works of Art We Saw in May

Work by Mesa-born Esao Andrews featured in "Flourish" at Mesa Comtemporary Arts Museum.
Work by Mesa-born Esao Andrews featured in "Flourish" at Mesa Comtemporary Arts Museum. Lynn Trimble

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Work by Chelsea Lyles exhibited at New City Studio.
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Zygote
For an exhibition called "It's a Process" at New City Studio that showed not only completed works, but also video and artifacts revealing the processes behind them, Chelsea Lyles created several pieces of fiber art that reflect complex forms and relationships present in nature.

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Work by John Tuomisto-Bell exhibited at Step Gallery.
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Brothers
For his solo "Cause and Effect" exhibition at ASU Step Gallery, sculpture John Tuomisto-Bell created several bronze and acrylic works inspired by his relationship with his own brother, using fraternal relationships as a metaphor for larger relationships on a global scale.

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Work by Laura Amphlett exhibited at Grand ArtHaus.
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Loose Lips
Using neon and etched acrylic, Laura Amphlett created a provocative piece that's especially relevant in today's political discourse centered around women's rights and women's bodies. Her work was part of the "Truth or Fiction" sculpture exhibition at Grand ArtHaus, featuring works by ASU students working in wood, metal, and other media.

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Work by Rigo Flores exhibited at The Hive art gallery.
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164K I and 164K II
These hauntingly beautiful works are part of Rigo Flores' exhibition of drawings and photographic works at The Hive, where he explored themes of migration and displacement. The exhibition is titled "#YaMeCanse2." These pieces were created using charcoal, gesso, and marble dust on paper.

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Work by Jessica Joslin exhibited at Lisa Sette Gallery.
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Juniper
One of many Jessica Joslin works exhibited at Lisa Sette Gallery, this delicate sculpture was created in 2017 with antique hardware and findings, including brass, silver, wood, cast plastic, glove leather, and glass eyes. It's part of an exhibition that continues through August 26.
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Lynn Trimble is an award-winning freelance writer and photographer specializing in arts and culture, including visual and performing arts
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