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See the group show contrasting vibrant images of fantasy with darker, morbid pieces at La Luz de Jesus Gallery. Step into a winter wonderland of with Phranc's cardboard constructions of sleds and snow shoes at Craig Krull Gallery. Check out the works of legendary abstract expressionist painters Helen Frankenthaler and Robert Motherwell at Leslie Sacks. Get an up-close look at the photographs of Richard Avedon, Ellen Von Unwerth, Michael Kenna and Pentti Sammallahti. L.A.'s art scene isn't slowing down one bit, so take a breather from holiday madness to check out the works of some truly inspiring, creative minds using our guide to L.A.'s best art shows this weekend.
[Photos via, via, via, via] Get weird with David Lynch in his solo art show of drawings, paintings, and more opening at Kayne Griffin Corcoran gallery. Experience Ann Veronica Janssens' site-specific installations of colorfully lit spaces and shadows at 1301PE. Check out Alan Shields' pieces suspended in space at Cherry and Martin. See how Monroe Hodder represents the clash of emotions and logic through vivid paintings at George Billis Gallery. Brighten up the rainy days ahead with museum and gallery visits using our guide to L.A.'s best opening and ongoing art shows this week.
See System of a Down frontman Serg Tankian combine his musical talents with original artwork at Project Gallery Los Angeles. View women through a man's lens in photography legend Richard Avedon's works at Gagosian Gallery, or through a woman's at renowned photographer Ellen Von Unwerth's exhibit at Fahey Klein Gallery. Check out original pieces by Retna, Bansky, Kaws, Shepard Fairy, and over 80 other street artists in a one night only benefit for the Boys & Girls Club of Santa Monica. Plan your gallery and museum visits accordingly with this guide to L.A.'s best new and ongoing art shows to hit this week.
[Photos via, via] Explore Petra Cortright experiments with a combination of digital media, aluminum-based and silk works in her Blank Blank Blank exhibition. Check out the latest one-man show of L.A.-based graffiti pioneer Risk and see how he elevates the craft, bringing it from the streets to the walls of a gallery. Step into pro surfer Herbie Fletcher's world of waves in his Path Of a Wave Warrior at Known Gallery. It's all going down right here, right now, so plan your gallery and museum visits using our guide to this weekend's best L.A. art shows.
See how pro surfer and Astrodeck owner Herbie Fletcher has been channeling his intimate knowledge of waves into art at Known Gallery. Explore 500 cutout figures from a 17-volume book for Matt Lipps' opening exhibit this Saturday at Marc Selwyn Fine Art. Discover how Petra Cortright uses Photoshop to create beautiful aluminum-based works and other media at the Steve Turner Contemporary gallery. With a mix of ongoing exhibits and others whose openings are just days away, we have your guide to L.A.'s best art shows to check out this week.
Celebrate the 125th anniversary of National Geographic by going to a free exhibition of iconic photographs at The Annenberg Space for Photography. From clown funerals to three-dimensional effects, spend a day at MOCA's Room to Live exhibit showcasing room-sized installations. See how Tim Biskup combines his Cartoon Network and Disney animation experience with his toy production skills in colorful canvases at Martha Otero gallery. It's all going down right here, right now, so plan your gallery and museum visits using our guide to this weekend's best L.A. art shows.
Check out three opening exhibitions at George Billis Gallery, including Nina Tichava's abstract multi-media work, Danny Heller's painted scenes of Los Angeles, and D'Lisa Creager's copper wire objects. Head to The Getty to witness the evolution of architectural structures through photographs, or get into the Halloween spirit with Natalie Frank's paintings of melting faces ACME gallery. Take a break and view a cinematic trilogy of The Woods by Candice Breitz at the Perry Rubenstein Gallery. All of these exhibitions and many more are making their debuts, so plan your visits as we bring you this guide to L.A.'s top art shows opening this week.
[Maya Hayuk at The Hammer via] See iconic street art that's covered the urban surfaces and billboards of your neighborhood from a new perspective inside the walls of MOCA or let James Turrell alter your depth perception with rooms of glowing colored lights at LACMA. Challenge a friend to duel and get strategic on Eric Zimmerman and Nathalie Pozzi's interactive game installation piece or lose yourself in the illusory geometric designs and 3D effects of works from a pair of Frenchmen at Fabian Castanier Gallery. If you haven't yet explored the wealth of inspiring exhibitions currently on display all over town, we're here to help you plan your visits this week with this comprehensive guide to L.A.'s best art shows.
[Photo from Jon Lake's 'Street Beast' via] Discover the works of a parkour "God of Graffiti" and a photo exhibition of street artists in action at Known Gallery. Gain new perspectives from varying interpretations of the female form at Gagosian Gallery and Diane Rosenstein Fine Art. Get an up-close look at the works that influenced British pop art at LA Louver. Experience the hypnotic, illusory geometric designs with 3D spatial elements of two French artists at Fabien Castanier Gallery. L.A.'s art scene is bursting with fantastic shows and exhibitions, and we have your handy guide to the best ones to check out now through next week. More»
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