In Cece Philips’s Surreal Paintings, Women of Color Reclaim the Night

Ayanna Dozier, Artsy, November 7, 2022

Night bears a history of great magnetic wonder that few women have had the chance to tap into due to the threat of gender-based violence that shrouds evening activity. In Cece Philips’s paintings, however, nighttime is full of illustrious cinematic wonder where women of color come alive in streetlight-drenched rendezvous.