Juxtapoz // Friday, March 20, 2015
Leading out of two months of artist workshops, discussion panels and painting demonstrations Marcas Contemporary opens their first exhibition of the new year, ‘Adrift’. The exhibition focuses on twenty contemporary artists working in a wide range of disciplines, including visual art, photography, new media & sculpture.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Marcas Contemporary Art in Santa Ana presents "Pardon My French" curated by artist Tomi Monstre in collaboration with the gallery, a juxtaposed assortment of styles, subjects, genres and techniques have been assembled in this visionary display that brings prolific artists together in a cohesive statement. "Pardon My French" focuses on displaying artists that continue to conquer new grounds and define a new narrative in contemporary art.
Juxtapoz // Monday, October 06, 2014
In art, an under painting is an initial layer of paint applied to a ground, which serves as a base for subsequent layers of paint. Renaissance painters Vermeer, Da Vinci, Titian and others were masters of under painting. Under painting is rarely practiced today as for the last century, artists usually paint directly on commercially pre-prepared white canvases...
Juxtapoz // Friday, October 03, 2014
This Saturday, October 4th at 7pm, Marcas Contemporary Art in Santa Ana will present "Paul Kaiser - Allegories of an Exile." New York artist Paul Kaiser took a self imposed exile to reevaluate his sense of self and to finally confront long suppressed demons. His experience resulted in "Allegories of an Exile," a photographic documentation of his two year journey in the Southern California desert...
Juxtapoz // Monday, September 29, 2014
As Issued, Orange County’s only Art + Design bookstore, celebrated three years of success with Tres Ãnos, their much-anticipated annual group exhibition this September. The exhibition will be closing on October 12th.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, September 03, 2014
In line with its vision to support artistic diversity, Santa Ana's newly opened Marcas Contemporary Art presents “Smoke & Mirrors,” a group exhibition showcasing a cross section of trending themes in the ‘young’ contemporary art movement. Included in the exhibition are: figurative contemporary painters like Tom Garner, whose 20 years in Italy infuses his art with classical ideals...
Erotica // Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Opening August 2 at Marcas Contemporary Art in Santa Ana, “Perverse Foil” is a rare collaboration between two artists building creative momentum and hitting the top of their stride. In this exhibition, painter Dan Quintana and photographer Karen Hsiao are working together and blending their respective mediums to evoke complex life themes through symbolic expressions of dark truths.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, July 03, 2014
“Corrective Course,” the inaugural exhibit, will feature the works of 40 contemporary artists many of whom have never shown in Orange County, and one, Peruvian muralist JADE, who is showing for the first time in the United States. The show, in keeping with the vision of the gallery, will concentrate on a diverse selection of techniques and stylizations. “Corrective Course” will present an amazing cross section of trending themes in contemporary art...