Recommended openings for this weekend… (updated)

Brian Viveros - showing this weekend at Copro Gallery
Brian Viveros - showing this weekend at Copro Gallery

2010 looks to be another stellar year in the arts for Los Angeles and the world at large. We look forward to bringing you all the details on all the shows that matter in the year ahead. See you out around town!

Thurs, Jan. 14th Noon-9PM
Downtown Art Walk  

Thurs, Jan. 14th 9PM-2AM (21+ / free before 10PM / $5 w/RSVP / $10 without RSVP)
Club Nokia
800 West Olympic Blvd (@ Figueroa) in downtown Los Angeles
‘I Am Laser’ – A Monthly Post Downtown Art Walk Night Of Future Culture featuring live art by John Park + digital animation from Dr. Strangeloop + live music by Daedelus, Gaslamp Killer, and Timeboy
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Thurs, Jan. 14th 12-9PM
Fifty24LA Gallery
125 East 6th Street in downtown Los Angeles
“Paper Dolls” featuring new works from Claw Money, Fawn Gehweiler, Kelly Tunstall, Molly Crabapple, Toofly, Shin Tanaka, Kime Buzzeli, and many more – curated by M.I.S.S. magazine
(On view through March 3rd)  

Fri, Jan. 15th 7-10:30PM
Black Maria Gallery
3137 Glendale Blvd in Los Angeles
“I’m An Animal” featuring new work by fierce females curated by Aaron Smith – works from Sarah Williamson, Mashanda Scott, Nicole Adee Dreyfuss, Connie Wong, Grace Kim, Brianna Harden, Saejean Oh, Alisha Amirkhanian, Shannon Freshwater and Daniaelle Simonsen
(On view through Feb. 13th)  

Fri, Jan. 15th 6-8PM
Gagosian Gallery
456 North Camden Drive in Beverly Hills
“Meet Me Inside” featuring works from Faile, Mike Kelley, Ed Ruscha, Andy Warhol, Kara Walker, Enoc Perez, Seth Price, Rob Reynolds, Tom Sachs, Taryn Simon, Robert Therrien, Monica Majoli, Uta Barth and more

Fri, Jan. 15th 7-10PM
WWA Gallery
9517 Culver Blvd in Culver City
“Trappings” featuring new works from CJ Metzger, Miss Mindy, Lesley Reppeteaux, Su Moon, Tina Darling, Jeni Yang, Celene, Dee Chavez, and Katie Rice
(On view through Feb. 6th)  

Sat, Jan. 16th 7-10PM
Billy Shire Fine Arts
5790 Washington Blvd in Culver City
“Long Gone” featuring new works from Owen Smith + “Juggernaut” featuring new works from Mark Todd
(On view through Feb. 6th)  

Sat, Jan. 16th 8-11:30PM
Copro Gallery
2525 Michigan Ave, Space T5 in Santa Monica
“Desensitized” featuring new works from Brian M. Viveros and Dan Quintana + “You’ll Be Sorry When I’m Dead” featuring new works from Bad Otis Link
(On view through Feb. 6th)

Sat, Jan. 16th 7-10PM
Corey Helford Gallery
8522 Washington Blvd in Culver City / 310.287.2340
“Youth Parade” featuring new work from Michael Mararian

Sat, Jan. 16th 5-9PM
Gallery 825
825 N. La Cienega Blvd in Los Angeles
“Urban Intervention” is a multi-destination urban intervention project in partnership with Germany’s Artlab 21 and will feature German and LA based artists creating site specific art installations throughout the city as well as at Gallery 825 – curated by Peter Mays, this international collaboration showcases Flora Kao, Rebecca Lowry, Amely Spoetzl, Bernd Zoellner and Josef-Bernhard Zuenkeler
(On view through Jan. 30th)  

Sat, Jan. 16th 6:30-10PM
2062 Sawtelle Blvd in Los Angeles
“Diplopia” featuring new works from Eleanor Davis and Katherine Guillen
(On view through Feb. 10th)  

Sat, Jan. 16th 7-11PM
Merry Karnowsky Gallery
170 S. La Brea Ave in Los Angeles
“Preview 2010” group exhibition / Miracle Mile Art Walk after party – group show featuring works from Victor Castillo, Camille Rose Garcia, Mercedes Helnwein, Junko Mizuno, Aiko Nakagawa, Kill Pixie, Todd Schorr, Edward Walton Wilcox, Miss Van and more + the Grilled Cheese Truck will be out serving up cheesy goodness out front in addition to hors d’oeuvres and complimentary drinks inside
(On view through Jan. 23rd)  

Sat, Jan. 16th 6-8PM
LA Contemporary
2634 South La Cienega Blvd in Los Angeles
“Love Made Visable” featuring new works and an installation from Chase – 1st 100 folks through the door get a free signed show poster
(On view through Feb. 20th)  

Sat, Jan. 16th 7-10PM
LeBasse Projects
6023 Washington Blvd in Culver City
“One Leads To Another” featuring new works from Andrew Hem + new works from Rebecca Artemisa Urias in the project room  

Sat, Jan. 16th 3-10PM
Miracle Mile Art Walk
Featuring more than 40 galleries from Wilshire to Melrose and La Brea to La Cienega – see site for full details and participating galleries  

Sat, Jan. 16th 6-9PM
Roberts & Tilton
5801 Washington Blvd. in Culver City
“Projections: A Festival of Rare and Hard To See Films” organized by Aaron Rose and featuring short and feature length films by 31 filmmakers including the likes of Chris Johansson, Aaron Rose, Tobin Yelland, Jo Jackson, Thomas Campbell, Bruce laBruce, Roman Coppola, and many more
(On view through Feb. 20th)

Sat, Jan. 16th 6-8PM
Taylor De Cordoba
2660 S. La Cienega Blvd in Los Angeles
“The Women Of Women: The Female Form” featuring new works from Susan Anderson, Kimberly Brooks, Alika Cooper, Roya Falahi, Danielle Mourning, Kristen Schiele and Jessica Shokrian
(On view through Feb. 20th)  

Sat, Jan. 16th 6-9PM
Torrance Art Museum
3320 Civic Center Drive in Torrance (it’s a small street and the museum is back in there, but worth looking for)
“The Reflected Gaze” featuring self portrait driven works from Justin Bower, Chuck Close, Emily Counts, Ariel Erestingcol, Mark Greenwold, Julie Heffernan, Damien Hirst, Per Huttner, KAWS, Tom LaDuke, Hung Liu, Jennifer Nehrbass, Gavin Nolan, Fahamu Pecou, Dane Picard, Frank Ryan, Peter Sudar, Terri Thomas, Holly Topping, Alexandra Wiesenfeld, Cindy Wright, and Liat Yossifor
(On view through Feb. 20th)  

Sat, Jan. 16th
Western Project
2762 S. La Cienega Blvd in Los Angeles
“Cherry Pie” featuring new works from Mark Dean Veca, Liz Young, Russ Meyer, Justin Bower, Sush Machida Gaikotsu, and Patrick Lee
(On view through Feb. 20th)

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