Recommended openings for this weekend (Sat, Sept. 24th & Sun, Sept. 25th)

Edwin Ushiro's piece for 'Robots' at GR2

Sat, Sept. 24th 7-10PM
Corey Helford Gallery
8522 Washington Blvd in Culver City,
‘Lonely Opulent Things’ featuring new works from KuKula
(On view through Oct. 15th)

Sat, Sept. 24th 7-10PM
Cameron Gray ‘Birth of a Legend’
530 N. La Cienega Blvd. in Los Angeles
‘Birth of a Legend’ – new works from Cameron Gray presented by Gilad Segal
(On view through Nov. 12th)

Sat, Sept. 24th 6:30-10PM
2062 Sawtelle Blvd in Los Angeles
‘Robots: A Benefit For Giant Robot 2’ – featuring art, prints, and objects from the likes of Apak, Gary Baseman, Robert Bellm, Edwin Ushiro, Esther P. Watson, Yoskay Yamamoto, Jeni Yang, Mark Todd, Aiyana Udesen, Kelly Tunstall, Ryan Jacob Smith, kozyndan, Mari Inukai, Tessar Lo, Barry McGee, Evah Fan, Martin Ontiveros, Saelee Oh, Susie Ghahremani, Yellena James, Space Invader, Deth P. Sun, Albert Reyes, Buff Monster, Jon Burgerman, Luke Chueh, Matt Furie, David Horvath, Perris Plock, Miso, Junko Mizuno, Le Merde, Souther Salazar, Rob Sato, Scrappers, and many, many more
(On view through Oct. 12th)

Sun, Sept. 25th Noon-6PM
Tarfest 2011
La Brea Tarpits in Hancock Park @ 5801 Wilshire Blvd in Los Angeles
‘Tarfest 2011’ – huge art and cultural event along the Miracle Mile museum district including a juried art showcase, live painting curated by the L.A. Art Machine (Shark Toof, Edward Walton Wilcox, Augustine Kofie and Deedee Cheriel), musical performances and much more – see website for full details and other special events tied-into the Tarfest
(One-day only special event)


Sat, October 1st 6-11PM
* 8PM – special presentation honoring the art and accomplishments of Antony Ausgang
Taking place at the LA Municipal Art Gallery at Barnsdall Park / 4800 Hollywood Blvd. in Los Angeles

Gallery Lineup:
Thinkspace – La Luz De Jesus – Copro Gallery – Toy Art Gallery – Gallery Nucleus – C.A.V.E. Gallery

Special Exhibits from:
Spoke Art presents ‘Round III’ – the LA stop of the traveling ‘Quentin vs. Coens’ exhibit

“Creator / Spectator” – showcase of LA street artists curated by local street artist Euth and presented by Thinkspace

Cannibal Flower – group show featuring emerging LA area artists / celebrating 11 years strong

In the media room:
A special showcase of the ‘best of’ Sketch Theater (popular online site showcasing artists creating works from scratch on camera that is filmed from above)

ALSO ON VIEW on Sun, October 2nd from Noon-5PM


Recommended openings for this weekend (Sept. 16th/17th)

Come celebrate the opening of the new Toy Art Gallery location tonight on Melrose

Fri, Sept. 16th 7-10PM
Gallery 1988 Venice
214 Pier Avenue in Santa Monica
‘Old School Video Game Show’ featuring over 100 artists paying tribute to old school video games
(On view through Oct. 8th)

Fri, Sept. 16th 7-11PM
Toy Art Gallery
NEW LOCATION: 7572 Melrose Avenue in Los Angeles / 323.653.8697
Emilio Garcia’s “Brain Evolution” Jumping Brain Custom Group Show featuring customs from Betso, Blobpus, Bob Conge / Plaseebo, Boris Hoppek, Brent Nolasco, Buff Monster, Bwana Spoons, Chor Boogie, Clay Ferguson, Cris Rose, Daniel Goffin, Doktor A, DrilOne, Greg Noppe, Hints and Spices,, Itokin Park, Jan Calleja, Jason Feeny, Jason Limon, Jermaine Rogers, Jon Knox, Jon-Paul Kaiser, Jryu, Keithing, Kenny Wong, Lash, Leecifer, Liz Mcgrath, Luke Chueh, Malota, Mark Dean Veca, Mark Nagata, Motorbot, Naoto Hattori, Nebulon 5, Oliver Winconek, Okedoki, Paul Kaiju, Phu, Raymond Choy, Scott Tolleson, 64 Colors, Skinner, Spencer Ong, Tan-ki, Todd Robertson, Tokyo Plastic, Travis Lampe, Velocitron and Yosuke Ueno
(On view through Oct. 10th)

Sat, Sept. 17th 7-11PM
Hold Up Art
358 E. 2nd Street in Los Angeles
‘Fantasmas’ featuring new works from Kraken and a live performance from Adrian Terrazas Gonzalez (The Mars Volta) with Jazztec
(On view through Oct. 20th)

Sat, Sept. 17th 7-11PM
Known Gallery
441 North Fairfax Avenue in Los Angeles
‘New Mathematics’ featuring new works from Eric Haze + ‘I Can See For Miles’ featuring new works from Greg Lamarche

Sat, Sept. 17th 7-10PM
Pacsun + Inner-City Arts Art Auction
720 Kohler Street in Los Angeles
Auction to benefit Inner-City Arts with customized surfboards and new works from the likes of Greg “Craola” Simkins, Angry Woebots, Jeff McMillan, Deph, Surge, Madsteez, Ritzy Periwinkle and Christina Scannapiego – silent auction and free Wahoo Fish Tacos for all that attend – arrive early as the event has a 300 capacity
(One-night only special event)

Sat, Sept. 17th 6-8PM
Vincent Price Museum
1301 Avenida Cesar Chavez in Monterey Park / on the campus of East Los Angeles College
‘Gusher’ featuring selected works from Pearl C. Hsiung (2003-2011)
(On view through Dec. 16th)

Sat, Sept. 17th 7-10PM
SCION Installation L.A.
3521 Helms Ave in Culver City / 310.815.8840
‘A Product Of Design’ featuring a group show of designers from around the world curated by Gluekit
(On view through Oct. 8th)

Sat, Sept. 17th 8-11PM
Subliminal Projects
1331 W. Sunset Blvd in the Echo Park region of Los Angeles
‘3 Kings’ featuring new works from Futura, Feb 5 Freddy and Lee Quinones – curated by Patti Astor

Sun, Sept. 18th 7-10PM (yes, Sunday)
New Image Art Gallery
7908 Santa Monica Blvd. in West Hollywood / 323.654.2192
‘2 Of Amerika’s Most Wanted’ featuring new works from Neckface and F*ck This Life

Recommended openings for this weekend (Aug. 26th/27th)

Thurs, August 25th 7-11PM
Design Matters
10590 ½ West Pico Blvd in West Hollywood
‘We Never Die’ featuring new works from Cyrcle

Fri, August 26th 7-10PM
Gallery 1988 Venice
214 Pier Avenue in Santa Monica
‘Same Gang’ featuring new works from Nathan Stapley
(On view through Sept. 10th)

Sat, August 27th 6:30-10PM
2062 Sawtelle Blvd in Los Angeles / 310.445.9276
‘Smoke and Mirrors’ featuring new works from Deth P. Sun
(On view through Sept. 21st)

Sat, August 27th 2-4PM
Munky King
7308 Melrose Ave in Los Angeles / 323.938.0091
‘White In Black’ signing at Munky King with Luke Chueh
(One day only special event)

Sat, August. 27th 9PM-1AM ($10 admission at the door / $8 with donation to the L.A. Food Bank)
Cannibal Flower
939 Maple Ave. #200 in Los Angeles
‘11th Anniversary Celebration’ with featured artists Gustavo Rimada and a group show featuring works from Anthony Ausgang, Craig “Skibs” Barker, Dirty Fabulous, David Cooley, Cate Rangel, William Zdan, Aslym, P-Jay Fidler, David Natale, Andreanna Iakovidis, Catherine Kaleel, Mimi Yoon, Brian Robertson, Paul Torres, Kristin Bockrath, John P. Wales, Cody Lusby, Delphia, Nicole Bruckman, Nate Seubert, Phil Santos, Melanie Moore, Lefty Joe, Carlos Ulloa, Steven Lopez, Michael Christy, Monty Montgomery, Yuki Miyazaki, Douglas Alvarez, Ahhd, Jose Carabes, Eric Staniford, Rask Opticon, James Bentley, Angelina Christina, Crystal Sylver, Michael Pukac, Terri Berman, Pool Al, Stephen Williams, L. Croskey, Michele Waterman, Michael Ramstead, Lauren Haggis, Kim Edmiston, Bob Doucette, Greg Yoshitake, Michelle Cohen, Kyle Harper, Mike Wale, Thea Sakes, Tatiana Krasovski, Andy Fletcher, Patrick Richards, Maxwell McMaster, Peter Adamyan, Nick Whitmire, Brian Whitmire, Lisa MoneyPenny, Cynthia Rogers, Sam Graham, Angela Morticia Rue, Sergio D. Robleto, Jamey Hecht, Jon Shaw, Charles Perera, Kimberly Kite, Lizzy Layne, William Kuriyama, Bruce Linn, Bobby Ramos, Giang Hoang, Shawn Waco, Rhiannon Marhi, Donna Abbate, David Foto, Veronica Marshall along with live painting from Mimi Yoon, Michael Pukac, Stephen Williams and Angelina Christina plus live music from AfroPete, a fashion show by Mrald of Aero Entertainment, live DJ action and much more – presented by Sour Harvest and Viva La Art
(One-night only special event)

Recommended openings for this weekend (Aug. 5th & 6th)

EUTH - featured this Sat at Crewest in 'Eye To Eye' curated by L. Croskey

Fri, Aug. 5th 7-10PM
Gallery 1988 Los Angeles
7020 Melrose Ave in Los Angeles / 323.937.7088
New works from Dan McCarthy and Jay Ryan
(On view through Aug. 27th)

Fri, Aug. 5th 8-11PM
La Luz De Jesus Gallery
4633 Hollywood Blvd. in Los Angeles / 323.666.7667
New works from Jessicka Addams, Walt Hall, Derek Harrison, Miso, Click Mort, Jose Rodolfo Loaiza Ontiveros and Jasmine Worth + new works from Lou Beach
(On view through Aug. 28th)

Fri, Aug. 5th 7-11PM
Toy Art Gallery
737 Seward St, #1 in Los Angeles
‘Escapist’ featuring new works from Arkiv Vilmansa
(On view through Aug. 26th)

Sat, Aug. 6th 7-10PM
Corey Helford Gallery
8522 Washington Blvd in Culver City / 310.287.2340
New works from David Stoupakis & Tom Bagshaw

Sat, August 6th 6-10 pm
110 Winston St. in downtown Los Angeles
‘Eye To Eye’ curated by L. Croskey (Cannibal Flower founder / Thinkspace co-owner) featuring works from Bill McEvoy, Brendan Tierney, Cody Lusby, David Cooley, Deryke Cardenas, Djembe and Canvas, Euth, Gregory Rodriguez, Gustavo Munoz, Gustavo Rimada, JoKa, Kelly Berg, L.Croskey, Michael Christy (art featured above), Erik Siador, Phil Santos, Preston Thomas, Rafael Isaac Delgado Jr., Steven Lopez and Tony Venegas – featuring live painting by Djembe and Canvas and on the turntables DJ PHYZ ED
(On view through August 31st)

Sat, Aug. 6th 7-10PM
Gallery Nucleus
210 E. Main St., Alhambra / 626.458.7482
New works from Junko Mizuno (from her recent re-imagining of Cinderella)
(On view through Aug. 29th)

Sat, Aug. 6th 2-6PM (RSVP required)
Bert Green Fine Art
451 S. Main Street #1206 in Los Angeles

Sat, Aug. 6th 7-11PM
Hold Up Art
358 E. 2nd Street in Los Angeles
‘Subversive Holiday featuring new works from Septerhead
(On view through Sept. 1st)

Sat, Aug. 6th 7-10PM
SCION Installation L.A.
3521 Helms Ave in Culver City / 310.815.8840
‘Other Anecdotes’ featuring a group show of artist hailing from India curated by Niyatee Shinde and Ruchika’s Art Gallery from Goa, India
(On view through Sept. 3rd)

Fri, August 12th 6-10PM
C.A.V.E. Gallery
507 Rose Ave in Venice / 310.428.6387
‘Street Art Saved My Life: 39 New York Stories’ – presented by Brooklyn Street Art in collaboration with Thinkspace
(On view through Sept. 4th)

Sat, August 13th 5-9PM
6009 Washington Blvd. in Culver City / 310.558.3375
‘The Best of Times’ featuring new works and installations from DABS MYLA plus ‘Lost Civilization’ featuring new works from Fernando Chamarelli in the project room
(On view through Sept. 3rd)

Recommended openings for this weekend (July 28th-30th)

David MacDowell 'Peace Through Superior Firepower!' - acrylic on canvas (2011) - showing this Friday at Copro Gallery as part of the 'Genesis To Revelation' group show

Thurs, July 28th 7-10pm
Post No Bills
1103 Abbot Kinney Blvd. in Venice
‘EUROPEAN BAILOUT SHOW’ featuring works from Antony Micallef, Conor Harrington, Ian Francis, Jonathan Yeo, JR, Mode2, Paul Insect, Stanley Donwood, Vhils, and Zevs

Fri, July 29th 8-11:30PM
Copro Gallery
2525 Michigan Ave, Space T-5 at Bergamot Station in Santa Monica / 310.398.2643
‘Genesis To Revelation’ group show featuring works from Chris Mars, David MacDowell, Luke Chueh, XNO, Naoto Hattori, Billy Norrby, Charles Manson, Anthony Ausgang, Charles Wish, The Pizz, Super Cooper Berella, and more + ‘Immaculate Deception’ featuring the works of Genevive Zacconi and Ewelina Ferruso + ‘Curtain Call’ featuring a small showing of new works from Chris Peters
(On view through Aug. 6th)

Fri, July 29th 7-10PM
Gallery 1988 Venice
214 Pier Avenue in Santa Monica
‘I Know You Art, But What Am I?’ – a tribute show to Pee-Wee Herman featuring works from David MacDowell, Audrey Pongracz, Ben Walker, Blinky, Chris B. Murray, Dan Goodsell (aka Mr. Toast), Dimitri Simakis, Misha, JoKa, Johny Yanok, Michael Ramstead, Nic Cowan, and a host of others
(On view through Aug. 19th)

Fri, July 29th 8-11PM
HVW8 Gallery
661 N. Spaulding Ave in Los Angeles (just off Melrose by SURU)
‘Junk Food Art House’ featuring the launch of a new line of merch from Anthony Lister on Junk Food Clothing – following a 3-week teaser campaign of poster art throughout Los Angeles, this show will feature Lister’s street art on the subject of lost superheros – complimentary food, beverage, and valet will be provided

Fri, July 29th 8-10PM
Mid-City Arts
5113 West Pico Blvd. in Los Angeles
‘Secuestro Express’ featuring new works from Saner

Fri, July 29th
WWA Gallery
9517 Culver Blvd in Culver City
‘Shades Of Ray’ featuring artist customizing a wooden ‘Rayola’ created by master woodworker Terrell Deering – celebrating Color Ink Book’s 3 Year Anniversary, the show features customs from Alex Pardee, Andrew Bell, Angry Woebots (Aaron Martin), Anthony Ausgang, C J Metzger, Chris Ryniak, Dan Goodsell, Dave Crosland AKA King Gum, Dave Warshaw, David Arshawsky, David Lozeau, Deph, Deryke Cardenaz, “Dirty” Donny Gillies, Dolla, DrilOne, Fernando Berger, Frijol Boy, Goreilla, Heiko Müller, J*RYU, James Henry Dufresne, Jason Limon, JC Rivera, Jim Mahfood AKA Food One, John “Spanky” Stokes, kaNO, Kevin Gosselin, Leecifer, Luke Chueh, Martin Ontiveros, MCA, Miss Mindy, Mr. Shane Jessup, Ritzy Periwinkle, Sam Arshawsky, Shawn “Shawnimals” Smith, Sket One, Skinner, Steff Bomb, Steven J Daily, Tom Haubrick, Travis Lampe, and Yosiell Lorenzo – congratulations to the Brothers Washburn!
(On view through Aug. 31st)

Sat, July 30th 1-4PM
Corey Helford Gallery
8522 Washington Blvd in Culver City / 310.287.2340
Signing and print release with COOP + the release of ten new prints from their recent Anniversary show

Sat, July 30th 6:30-10PM
2062 Sawtelle Blvd in Los Angeles / 310.445.9276
‘Wile You Were Away’ featuring new works from Heisuke Kitazawa (aka PCP)
(On view through Aug. 24th)

Sat, July 30th 8-11PM
Merry Karnowsky Gallery
170 South La Brea Ave. in Los Angeles / 323.933.4408
‘Restlessly Still’ featuring new works from Audrey Kawasaki + ‘Big Thousands Of Golden Flowers’ from Femke Hiemstra + ‘Songs For Infinite Starry Nights’ from Dee Dee Cheriel
(On view through Aug. 27th)

Sat, July 30th 7-10PM
New Image Art Gallery
7908 Santa Monica Blvd. in West Hollywood / 323.654.2192
‘Burn Off’ featuring new works from Paul Wackers and Owen Schmit
(On view through Sept. 3rd)

Sat, July 30th
Martha Otero Gallery
‘Oniomania’ – group show featuring prints, multiples and products from the likes of David Choe, James Jean, Ed Ruscha, Jen Stark, Friends With You, John Baldessari, Darren Romanelli, Chris Beas, Liz Craft, Lia Halloran, and more
(On view through Sept. 3rd)