Recommended openings to catch this weekend…

Sat, Nov. 15th 8PM-1AM
Art Core @ Congregation Of The Forgotten Saints
7569 Melrose Ave in Hollywood
“Honoring Metal Through Art” featuring the works of over 60 participating artists including the likes of Chet Zar, Johnny Chow, Cam de Leon, Vincent Locke, Cam Rackam, Gris Grimley, Mear One, Matthew Bone, Plasticgod, Gidget Gein, Anna Chung, Ted Von Heiland and many more
www.myspace.com/artcorecfs and www.myspace.com/forgottensaintsla

Sat, Nov. 15th 7-9PM
Robert Berman Gallery
2525 Michigan Ave, Space C2 in Bergamot Station in Santa Monica / 310.315.1937
“Deep Thoughts” featuring new works from Andrew Foster
(On view through Dec. 6th)
www.robertbermangallery.com

Sat, Nov. 15th 8-11PM
Canvas Los Angeles
441 N. Fairfax Ave in Los Angeles / 323.944.0678
“Visionaries” featuring works from Guy Aitchison, Hannah Aitchison, Shawn Barber, Paul Booth, Jason D’Aquino, Mike Davis, Alex Garcia, Regino Gonzales, Norm, Mike Shea, Amanda Wachob and many more
(On view through Jan. 4th, 2009)
www.canvasla.com

Sat, Nov. 15th 7-10PM
Corey Helford Gallery
8522 Washington Blvd in Culver City / 310.287.2340
“Clowns!” featuring interpretations on the classic American clown painting from the likes of Brandi Milne, Audrey Kawasaki, Natalia Fabia, Joshua Petker, Chet Zar, Nathan Spoor, Shag, Tokidoki, Sage Vaughn, Word To Mother (pictured above), D*Face, Chloe Early, Buff Monster, Gary Baseman, Dan May, Travis Louie, Joe Ledbetter, Travis Lampe, Wednesday Kirwan, Dave Kinsey, Alex Pardee, Gary Taxali, Annie Owens, Jason Shawn Alexander, Anthony Ausgang, Will Barras, Andrew Brandou, Ryan Bubnis, Korin Faught and many more
(On view through Nov. 29th)
www.coreyhelfordgallery.com

Sat, Nov. 15th 7-11PM
Gallery Five Five Four
554 S. Western Ave in Los Angeles
“Darkness Falls Forever” featuring new works from Hannah Stouffer
(On view through Dec. 10th)
www.grandarray.com

Sat, Nov. 15th 6:30-10PM
GR2
2062 Sawtelle Blvd in Los Angeles / 310.445.9276
“Little Paintings 3” featuring small works from James Kochalka
(On view through Dec. 10th)
www.gr2.net

Sat, Nov. 15th 5-7PM
Richard Heller Gallery
2525 Michigan Ave, Space B-5A at Bergamot Station in Santa Monica / 310.453.9191
Group exhibition with Atsushi Fukui, Hideaki Kawashima, Naoki Koide, Shintaro Miyake and Yuko Someya
(On view through Dec. 20th)
www.richardhellergallery.com

Sat, Nov. 15th 7:30-10:30PM
Junc Gallery
4017 Sunset Blvd. in Los Angeles / 626.298.3014
New works from Apak, Aya Kakeda and Betsy Walton
(On view through Dec. 21st)
www.juncgallery.com

Sat, Nov. 15th 6-10PM
POVevolving Gallery
939 Chung King Road in Los Angeles
New works from Amy Casey + new works from Marco Zamora in the back room
(On view through Dec. 30th)
http://povevolving.com/

Sat, Nov. 15th 6-7PM Book Signing / 7-9:30PM Reception
Roberts and Tilton
5801 Washington Blvd in Culver City / 323.549.0223
“Map Of The Inner War” featuring new works from Ed Templeton + “The Great Gates Of Zenith” featuring new works from Matt Leines – both artists will also be signing copies of their new books before the public reception starts
(On view through Dec. 13th)
www.robertsandtilton.com

Sat, Nov. 15th 7-10PM
Billy Shire Fine Arts
5790 Washington Blvd. In Los Angeles / 323.297.0600
New works from Gail Potocki
(On view through Dec. 6th)
www.billyshirefinearts.com

Sat, Nov. 15th 7-10PM
SURU
7662 Melrose Ave in Los Angeles / 323.655.0770
“Welcome To My Nightmare” featuring new works from Axis
www.suru-la.com

Sat, Nov. 15th 5-8PM
Tinlark Gallery
6671 Sunset Boulevard, #1512, Hollywood / 323.463.0039
“Drill, Baby, Drill” featuring new works from Matthew Rodriguez and Nicholas Bohac + “Gathered Together” from Jill Bliss and Saelee Oh in the project room
(On view through Dec. 6th)
http://www.tinlarkgallery.com/

Recommended openings to catch this week/weekend…

Wed, Nov. 5th 6:30PM Reception / 7:30 Panel discussion begins (RSVP required)
Bonhams & Butterfields
7601 Sunset Blvd in Los Angeles / RSVP line 800.223.2854 or email events.us@bonhams.com
“Collecting Contemporary: Urban Art” discussion moderated by Seth Carmichael of Carmichael Gallery featuring Shepar Fairey, Charming Baker, Cindy Cronk, Shana Nys Dambrot and Jon Reiss
www.bonhams.com/urbanart

Thurs, Nov. 6th 7PM-Midnight
Carmichael Gallery of Contemporary Art
1257 N. La Brea Ave in West Hollywood / 323.969.0600
“Pour Me Some Smoke” featuring new works from Charming Baker, Case, Guy Denning, TRXTR and Ian Strawn (Strawn’s work is pictured above)
(On view through Nov. 30th)
http://www.carmichaelgallery.com/

Thurs, Nov. 6th 7-10PM
Gallery 1988 Los Angeles
7020 Melrose Ave in Los Angeles / 323.937.7088
“It Wanders West” featuring new works from Greg “Craola” Simkins
(On view through Dec. 4th)
http://www.nineteeneightyeight.com/

Thurs, Nov. 6th 7-9PM
Los Angeles Center for Digital Art
107 West Fifth Street in Los Angeles / 323.646.9427
“Beautiful Mutants” featuring new works from Mark Mothersbaugh
(On view through Dec. 6th)
http://www.lacda.com/

Fri, Nov. 7th 7-11PM
The Cave Gallery
507 Rose Ave in Venice
“Deep Water” group show featuring Naomi Nowak, NC Winters, Ching Ching Cheng, Tina Darling, Danni Shinya Luo, Chrystal Chan and many more plus live painting by J. Martin
http://www.cavegallery.net/

Fri, Nov. 7th 8-11PM
La Luz De Jesus Gallery
4633 Hollywood Blvd. in Los Angeles / 323.666.7667
“Fallen Trees Spread No Seeds” featuring new wood burnings from Jason Houchen plus new works from P-Jay Fidler also on exhibit
(On view through Nov. 30th)
http://www.laluzdejesus.com/

Fri, Nov. 7th 7-11PM
thinkspace
4210 Santa Monica Blvd in Los Angeles / 323.913.3375
“The Drawing Room” curated by Audrey Kawasaki + “The Place I Call Home” featuring new works from Timothy Karpinski in our project room
(Both exhibits on view through Nov. 29th)
http://www.thinkspacegallery.com/

Sat, Nov. 8th 7-10PM
Alpha Cult
408 East First St, Suite 102 in Long Beach / 562.432.9144
“…This Is Going To Hurt” featuring new works from Brandon Sopinsky
(On view through Dec. 10th)
http://www.alphacult.com/

Sat, Nov. 8th 6-10PM
Cerasoli : leBasse Gallery
8530-B Washington Blvd. in Culver City / 310.558.0911
New works from Scott Belcastro & Jill Simonsen + “Put On A Happy Face” from Nate Frizzell in gallery two
(On view through Nov. 29th)
http://www.cerasoli-lebasse.com/

Sat, Nov. 8th 7-11PM
The Conference Room Gallery
5255 W. Adams Blvd. Los Angeles
“Meeting <2.0>” with works from Joshua Krause, Paul Torres, Clinton Neuhaus, Bask, Greg Lukens, Billy Reynolds, and more
http://theconfroom.com/

Sat, Nov. 8th 8-11:30PM
Copro Nason Gallery
2525 Michigan Ave, Space T-5 at Bergamot Station in Santa Monica / 310.398.2643
New works from KuKula, Tin and Sas Christian
http://www.copronason.com/

Sat, Nov. 8th 6-9PM
Crewest
110 E. Winston Street @ Main St in Los Angeles / 213.627.8272
“Top of the Dome V” annual group show featuring customized skulls designed by Gregg Stone – over 100 ceramic skulls embellished by many of your favorite graffiti artist and much more – always a great show
(On view through Nov. 30th)
http://www.crewest.com/

Sat, Nov. 8th 7-10PM
Lab 101
8539 Washington Blvd. / 310.945.5974
New works from J. Shea #9
http://www.thelab101.com/

Sat, Nov. 8th 6-9PM
La Luz De Jesus Gallery
4633 Hollywood Blvd. in Los Angeles / 323.666.7667
“Storm Clouds” book signing with Jeff Soto
(One-night only special event)
http://www.laluzdejesus.com/

Sat, Nov. 8th 4-8PM
Monkeyhouse Toys and Art Gallery
1618 ½ Silver Lake Blvd in Los Angeles / 323.662.3437
“The Itty Bitty Art Show” featuring small works from over 100 artists
http://www.monkeyhousetoys.com/

Sat, Nov. 8th 7-10PM
SCION Installation L.A.
3521 Helms Ave in Culver City / 310.815.8840
“Big Geezers” featuring new works and an installation from The London Police, Minivila, Flying Fortress, Miss Riel, Pez, Galo, Wayne Horse, Abner Preis, and Morcky
(On view through Nov. 29th)
www.scion.com/space

Sat, Nov. 8th 8-11PM
Subliminal Projects
1331 W. Sunset Blvd in the Echo Park region of Los Angeles
“Letters and Ligatures” featuring new works from House Industries
(On view through Dec. 5th)
http://www.subliminalprojects.com/

Recommended openings to catch this weekend…

Thurs, Oct. 30th 7-11PM (signing with Visell from 7-8PM)
Munky King
7308 Melrose Ave in Los Angeles / 323.938.0091
Suckadelic Show with over 40 artists customizing the Sucklord including Kozik, Huck Gee, Sket One and many more + Amanda Visell toy release for her Vampire Elephant figure + the new Earth Monkey from Nathan Jurevicius will also be available
http://www.munkyking.com/

Thurs, Oct. 30th 7-10PM
Tropico de Nopal Gallery
1665 Beverly Blvd. Los Angeles (Echo Park) / 213.481.8112
DIA DE LOS MUERTOS ALTAR & INSTALLATIONS from Ofelia Esparza, Juana Flores, Ana Serrano & Marianne Sadowski – Pan de Muerto y Xocolate Mexicano will be served
http://www.tropicodenopal.com/

Sat, Nov. 1st 8PM-12:30AM ($8 at the door)
Hive Gallery
729 S. Spring St in downtown Los Angeles
Monthly group show with featured artists Wilson Hsu, Kenji Tanaka, Matt Espantman, Nathan Cartwright and Jaime Burton plus live music, DJ sets, and more – for full details and group show lineup, check their website
http://www.thehivegallery.com/

Sat, Nov. 1st 6-8PM
Koplin Del Rio
6031 Washington Blvd in Culver City / 310.836.9055
New drawings from Robert Schultz (his work is pictured above – just stunning)
(On view through Dec. 23rd)
http://www.koplindelrio.com/

Sat, Nov. 1st 7-10PM
New Image Art Gallery
7908 Santa Monica Blvd. in West Hollywood / 323.654.2192
New works and an installation from Kelsey Brookes (see video sneak peek in a below post)
(On view through Dec. 3rd)
http://www.newimageartgallery.com/

Sat, Nov. 1st 6-11PM
Nucleus Gallery
210 E. Main St., Alhambra / 626.458.7482
“Tokyo. Ten 42 Views Of Tokyo” from W+K Tokyo Lab – this is quite the event with DJs, video elements and much more – check their site for full details – always worth a trip out
(On view through Nov. 17th)
http://www.gallerynucleus.com/

Sat, Nov. 1st 7-11PM
Phone Booth Gallery
7562 Sunset Blvd in Hollywood
“To Destroy Something Beautiful” featuring new works from Nathan Deyoung
http://www.phoneboothgallery.com/

Sat, Nov. 1st and Sun, Nov. 2nd 11AM-6PM both days
Brewery Artwalk
2100 N. Main Street (5 Freeway at Main Street) in Los Angeles
The world’s largest art colony is located in downtown LA in the old Pabst Blue Ribbon Brewery and twice a year they open their doors to the public for a walking self-guided tour of all the various studios, galleries and undiscovered lil’ nooks about the ol’ space that are just waiting to be discovered. Makes for a great day out and a must see at least once – check out their website for full details and directions
http://breweryartwalk.com/

COMING UP NEXT WEEK – HUGE ART WEEK IN LOS ANGELES!!!

Thurs, Nov. 6th 7-10PM
Gallery 1988 Los Angeles
7020 Melrose Ave in Los Angeles / 323.937.7088
“It Wanders West” featuring new works from Greg “Craola” Simkins
http://www.nineteeneightyeight.com/

Fri, Nov. 7th 7-11PM
thinkspace
4210 Santa Monica Blvd in Los Angeles / 323.913.3375
“The Drawing Room” curated by Audrey Kawasaki + “The Place I Call Home” featuring new works from Timothy Karpinski in our project room
(Both exhibits on view through Nov. 29th)
http://www.thinkspacegallery.com/

Sat, Nov. 8th 8-11:30PM
Copro Nason Gallery
2525 Michigan Ave, Space T-5 at Bergamot Station in Santa Monica / 310.398.2643
New works from KuKula, Tin and Sas Christian
http://www.copronason.com/

+ tons of other great events / look for the overview next week of the full lowdown

Recommended openings to catch this weekend…


Recommended openings to catch this weekend…

Fri, Oct. 24th 8PM
The Breakfast Club
662 Heliotrope Drive in Los Angeles
“Under The Cover Of Trees” featuring works from Zoso, Shannon Ingraham, Christine Monohan, Allie Peck and Jane G. Pryor – presented by L’Keg Gallery
(On view through Nov. 21st)
www.lkeggallery.com

Fri, Oct. 24th 6-9PM
La Luz De Jesus Gallery
4633 Hollywood Blvd. in Los Angeles / 323.666.7667
“Gasoline” – book signing with Dame Darcy
(One-night only event)
www.laluzdejesus.com

Sat, Oct. 25th 7-10:30PM
Black Maria Gallery
3137 Glendale Blvd, Los Angeles / 818.613.9090
“The Wonder” featuring works from Andy Kehoe (see image above), Ben Kehoe and Hiro Kurata + Michael Hsiung on the project wall
(On view through Nov. 15th)
www.blackmariagallery.com

Sat, Oct. 25th 9PM-1AM ($8 cover / $5 in costume)
Cannibal Flower
New location – 3775 S. Broadway Ave in Los Angeles
Monthly group show and performance with featured artist Preston Thomas along with a huge group show of over 50 artists alongside a musical performance from Unpopable, an all girl breakdancing set, DJ action and much more
(One-night only event)
www.cannibalflower.com

Sat, Oct. 25th 7-10PM
Corey Helford Gallery
8522 Washington Blvd in Culver City / 310.287.2340
“Wonderland” featuring new works from Lola
(On view through Nov. 8th)
www.coreyhelfordgallery.com

Sat, Oct. 25th 7-10PM
M Modern Gallery
2500 N. Palm Canyon in Palm Springs at Racquet Club Rd. / 760.416.3611
“Hunters and Gatherers” featuring new works from Joe Ledbetter
www.mmoderngallery.com

Sat, Oct. 25th 6-10PM
New Image Art Gallery
7908 Santa Monica Blvd. in West Hollywood / 323.654.2192
“Dear & Yonder” art show to benefit the making of a lady surf film with works from Claire Rojas, Jo Jackson, Kyle Field, Rich Jacobs, Ed Templeton, Deanna Templeton, Evan Heccox, Thomas Campbell, and many more
(One-night charity event)
www.newimageartgallery.com

Sun, Oct. 26th 12-5PM (see previous post below for more info / image of this amazing place)
The Mosaic Tile House
1116 Palms Blvd in Venice (just off Lincoln Blvd) / 310.399.1469
Fall Studio Art Show & Sale from artists Cheri Pann & Gonzalo Duran – trust us, this place is AMAZING to check out in person

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Recommended openings to catch this weekend…

Fri, Oct. 17th 7-11PM
The Grind
12222 Venice Blvd in Los Angeles
“Behind The Mask” group show with Clinton Neuhaus, Christopher Ulrich, Ted Von Heiland, Bob Lizarraga, Jennifer Springman, Christopher Hall and more plus live painting from Michael Pukac http://www.thegrindgallery.com/

Sat, Oct. 18th 6:30-10PM
GR2
2062 Sawtelle Blvd in Los Angeles / 310.445.9276
“Vote For Survival” featuring new work from Nikki McClure
(On view through Nov. 12th)
http://www.gr2.net/

Sat, Oct. 18th 7-9PM (private reception) / 9PM-1AM (public reception) – $10 Admission
Hangar 1018
1018 S. Santa Fe in Los Angeles
Music Share – featuring artworks created by musicians or inspired by music and presented by Cannibal Flower, Aesthetic V and Milagro Communications with works from Ron English (pictured above), Slash, Mark Mothersbough, Lemmy Kilmister, Wayne Kramer, Shepard Fairey, Inger Lorre, Daniel Johnston, Richard Duardo, Anthony Ausgang, N.C. Winters, Michael Pukac, Michael Alvarez, Clinton Neahaus, Douglas Alvarez, Christopher Ulrich, and many more – 20% of all art sales will be donated to MusicCares, a non-profit organization that provides assistance to persons in the music business in critical financial need – www.grammy.com/musicares – for more info on the exhibit, check out www.myspace.com/musicshare08
(Also open to the public on Sun, Oct. 19th 1-4PM)

Sat, Oct. 18th 7-11PM
La Luz De Jesus Gallery
4633 Hollywood Blvd. in Los Angeles / 323.666.7667
“Family Guy C.R.A.P. (Collection of Rare Art Pieces)” – featuring over 20 participating artists interpreting the art of Family Guy – Mark Covell, Sam Fout, Chad Geran, JAKe, Joseph Lee, Lola, Bethany Marchman, Dan May, Mark McHaley, Pete McKee, Dominic Palchino, John Pelico, Dave Perillo, Julius Preite, Grant Searcey, Nathan Spoor, Joe Vaux, and more – presented by 20th Century Fox and Acme Archives
http://www.laluzdejesus.com/

Sat Oct. 18th 6-10PM
Norm Maxwell Gallery
1836 Sawtelle Blvd in Los Angeles
“High Low Brow” featuring new works from Paul Torres
http://www.normmaxwellgallery.com/

Sat, Oct. 18th 7-10PM
Track 16 Gallery
2525 Michigan Avenue, C1 at Bergamot Station in Santa Monica / 310.264.4678
“No Spitting – No Kidding” featuring new works from Robbie Conal
(On view through Nov. 12th)
http://www.track16.com/

Sat, Oct. 18th 7-10PM
Tradition
2895 Agoura Road in Westlake Village / 805.497.4717
“Horror Business” group show curated by Eyeone featuring works by Alex Pardee, French, Andrew “The Kid” Farnsley, Axis, Dennis McNett, Derek Albeck, Eye One, Give Up, Jacob Bannon, Jawn Agione, Marco Zamora, Tomii Lim, William Boone, Woo and morehttp://www.shoptradition.com/store/