Melissa Misla | 5 Fascinating Artists From the Artnet Gallery Network Having a Moment This Fall

This month, we are keeping tabs on five contemporary artists with shows in Los Angeles, Tibilisi, and Schiedam.

Home is a core theme in “What a Part of the Apartment Meant,” the latest solo show by native New Yorker Melissa Misla. Created based on a mix of memories and photographs, Misla’s idiosyncratic “portraits” of various parts of her home (which she lived in for 28 years) are vivid and inviting, portraying the otherwise quotidian with an almost childlike wonder. Simultaneously reverent and accessible, Misla’s work effectively conveys the artist’s inner realm while also incorporating the broader world via Nuyorican motifs and Latinx themes.

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