Recommended openings for this weekend

Mark Jenkins - showing this Thursday at Carmichael Gallery
Mark Jenkins - showing this Thursday at Carmichael Gallery

Thurs, Jan. 21st 7-10PM
Carmichael Gallery
1257 N. La Brea Ave in West Hollywood
‘Meaning Is Overrated’ featuring new work by Mark Jenkins + ‘On & Off (Often On)’ featuring new work by Aakash Nihalani – don’t miss this one!!!
(On view through Feb. 18th)
www.carmichaelgallery.com

Thurs, Jan. 21st 5PM
Japanese American National Museum
369 East First Street, Los Angeles
‘Giant Robot Biennale 2’ closing party – the JANM will be open for extended hours – admission will be free and many of the participating artists and key members of the Giant Robot family will be in attendance as part of this special gathering – expect refreshments, musical guests The Binges and DJ Puffs, and other surprises
http://www.janm.org/  

Thurs, Jan. 21st – Sun, Jan. 24th ($20 general admission)
Los Angeles Art Show
LA Convention Center, West Hall A, 1201 South Figueroa St. in downtown LA
The acclaimed Los Angeles Art Show will this year be presented in the revived Downtown district – celebrating its 15th year, the event will feature painting, sculpture, works on paper, photography, and video from over 110 galleries, both international and domestic. It encompasses over 15,000 works from all genres and periods including Historical, Modern, and Contemporary – full details on the fair’s site – www.losangelesartshow.com

Sat, Jan. 23rd Noon-4PM + special event at 9PM
The Montalban Theater
1615 Vine Street in Hollywood
‘We Love Art’ presented by Paper Magazine and Converse and featuring works curated by Cannibal Flower (Dabs Myla, Craig ‘Skibs’ Barker, John Park, Michael Pukac, Erik Siador, N.S. David, L. Croskey, Liz Brizzi and more) plus works curated by Darren Romanelli and Jeff McMillan, live DJ action, the LA Ladies Choir, and much more
For more information go to www.facebook.com/papermag and click on ‘events’

Sat, Jan. 23rd 12-5PM
Mid-City Arts
5111 West Pico Blvd in Los Angeles
‘Heavy Surveillance” – live painting event + art exhibit with Dabs Myla, T-Kid, Duster, Jim Darling, Axis, Pose 2, and Vogue – sponsored by 33Third
www.33third.com  

Sat, Jan. 23rd 7-10PM
Scion Installation Gallery
3521 Helms Ave. (at National) in Culver City
‘Scion Installation 6: VIDEO’ – now in its 6th year, this revolutionary art tour kicks off 2010 in Los Angeles. The tour focuses on the video medium, which emerged in the 1960s and has since expanded galleries into more experimental, kinetic and interactive spaces. “Installation 6: Video” challenged 10 artists to create non-narrative video installations that will eventually transform five unique exhibitions around the country featuring: Dust la Rock (Brooklyn, NY), Eric Nakamura (Los Angeles, CA), Saelee Oh (Los Angeles, CA), French (London, England), Josh Graham (New York, NY), Ill-Studio (Paris, France), Monihan Monihan (New York, NY), Mark Mothersbaugh (Los Angeles, CA), PMKFA (Tokyo, Japan), and Sage Vaughn (Los Angeles, CA)
(On view through Feb. 13th)
http://www.scion.com/space/

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