Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Recommended openings to catch this weekend...

Recommended openings to catch this weekend...

Wed, Oct. 1st 7-10PM ($25 donation to Obama Victory Fund @ door)
Merry Karnowsky Gallery
170 South La Brea Ave. in Los Angeles / 323.933.4408
“Art For Hope” special one-night only group show to raise funds for the Obama campaign with works from The Clayton Brothers, Camille Rose Garcia, Mercedes Helnwein, Seonna Hong, Kill Pixie, Marion Peck, Kent Williams, Todd Schorr and many more plus the release of a special Mark Ryden print + DJ action + drinks & more

Fri, Oct. 3rd 8-11PM
La Luz De Jesus Gallery
4633 Hollywood Blvd. in Los Angeles / 323.666.7667
“Way, WAY South” from Nathan Ota (picture above) + “Teratoid Muse” from Joel Nakamura
(Both exhibits on view through Oct. 26th)
Check out a preview of the show here: http://laluzdejesus.com/shows/currentshow/ota.htm

Fri, Oct. 3rd 7-10PM
New Image Art Gallery
7908 Santa Monica Blvd. in West Hollywood / 323.654.2192
“The Swimming Pool” featuring new photographs from Deanna Templeton
(On view through Oct. 24th)

Fri, Oct. 3rd – Sun, Oct. 5th
TarFest 2008
A great weekend of free art and film events along the miracle mile area of Wilshire Blvd.
Check http://www.tarfest.com/ for details

Sat, Oct. 4th 5-7PM
Robert Berman Gallery
2525 Michigan Ave, Space C2 in Bergamot Station in Santa Monica / 310.315.1937
“Massillon” featuring new b&w photographs from the team of Jeff Charbonneau & Eliza French
(On view through Nov. 4th)

Sat, Oct. 4th 8PM-Midnight
Carmichael Gallery of Contemporary Art
1257 N. La Brea Ave in West Hollywood / 323.969.0600
“Raw Skies” featuring works from Gaia, Labrona, Imminent Disaster, Produkt, Vitche, Kay 2 and Jana Joana
(On view through Oct. 26th)

Sat, Oct. 4th 7-10PM
Corey Helford Gallery
8522 Washington Blvd in Culver City / 310.287.2340
“Black Sugar” featuring new works from Joshua Petker

Sat, Oct. 4th 7-10PM
Nucleus Gallery
210 E. Main St., Alhambra / 626.458.7482
“Endless Reflections: Celebrating 20 Years Of Sandman” group show featuring works from Tessar Lo, Barron Storey, Dave McKean, Nate Frizzel, Nimit Malavia, Michael Page, Jason Shawn Alexander, Vincent Locke, and others
(On view through Oct. 20th)

Sat, Oct. 4th 6-9PM
Riverside Art Museum
3425 Mission Inn Avenue in Riverside / 951.684.7111
“Beyond Baby Tattooville” featuring works from the artists taking part in this year’s Baby Tattooville (also going on this weekend) as well as artists from last year’s debut show/retreat. Artists exhibiting works include Ana Bagayan, Glenn Barr, Gary Baseman, Lola, Tim Biskup, Luke Cheuh, Dave Cooper, Gris Grimly, Bob Dob, James Jean, Frank Kozik, Tara McPherson, Joe Ledbetter, Daniel Peacock, Brandi Milne, Ragnar, Shag, Amy Sol, Jeff Soto, Amanda Visell, Michael Whelan and Jeffery Scott.

Sat, Oct. 4th 7-10PM
SCION Installation L.A.
3521 Helms Ave in Culver City / 310.815.8840
“Tokyo Nonsense” group show featuring works from Ai Kato, Ichiro Endo, Taro Izumi, Sachiko Kazama, Iichiro Tanaka and the six-member artist group Chim/Pom
(On view through Oct. 25th)

Sat, Oct. 4th 7-10PM
Subliminal Projects
1331 W. Sunset Blvd in the Echo Park region of Los Angeles
“Park Life: Friends and Family” group show with works from Josh Cochran, Jordan Crane, Tristan Eaton, Shepard Fairey, Andrew Foster, Gary Garay, Cody Hudson, Travis Millard, Cleon Peterson, Mel Kadel, Kill Pixie, Skullphone, Florencio Zavala and many, many more
(On view through Oct. 31st)

Sun, Oct. 5th @ 2PM
8910 Washington Blvd in Culver City / 310.559.6300
Live painting with Ai Kato in conjunction with the opening of the exhibition “Tokyo Nonsense” at Scion Installation L.A. The artist will paint directly on models wearing schoolgirl uniforms in addition to creating a wall mural before a live audience. Fellow performance artist DJ Ichiro Endo who will play an eclectic mix of `90s Japanese pop and techno will accompany this event

Tue, Oct. 7th 7-10PM
Gallery 1988 Los Angeles
7020 Melrose Ave in Los Angeles / 323.937.7088
“Cover Band” group show with over 50 artists all painting upon vintage 12” LPs reinterpreting the LPs in the process featuring an array of some of today’s most popular artists
(On view through Oct. 31st)

PLUS don’t forget this is the last weekend to view “In The Land Of Retinal Delights” at the Laguna Art Museum!!!

Coming Up Next Week:
Fri, Oct. 10th 7-11PM
4210 Santa Monica Blvd in Los Angeles / 323.913.3375
“Red Forest” featuring new works and an installation from Ekundayo and Johnny “KMNDZ” Rodriguez + “Moments Of Bliss” featuring new works from Jeaneen Carlino & select new works also on view from Michael Alvarez in our project room
(Both exhibits on view through Oct. 31st)

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