West Hollywood & vicinity MAK CENTER FOR ART AND ARCHITECTURE Schindler House, 835 N. Kings Road, W. Hlywd. The Mystery of Life: works by MAK Center artists and architects in residence Gerhard Treml, Christina Linortner, Zenita Komad and the group Peles Empire; thru Sept. 9. Reception held in conjunction with the Open House on the Avenues, Thurs., Sept. 6, 6-9 p.m. (323) 651-1510. PAPILLON GALLERY 462 N. Robertson Blvd., W. Hlywd. Latin America: Paintings & Sculptures (1950Present); thru Sept. 29. Reception during Open House on the Avenues, Thurs., Sept. 6, 6-9 p.m. (310) 289-1887. SCALO/GUYE 302 N. Robertson Blvd., W. Hlywd. Sissi, cest moi: Sissi Farassat, photographs decorated with sequins; thru Sept. 29. Reception during Open House on the Avenues, Thurs., Sept. 6, 7-9 p.m. (310) 358-9396. La Brea, Wilshire, Midcity FAHEY/KLEIN GALLERY 148 N. La Brea Ave., L.A. Eye Candy: Rankin, photographs; thru Oct. 20. Reception Thurs., Sept. 6, 7-9 p.m. (323) 934-2250. Hollywood, Echo Park, Silver Lake, Atwater Village GROUNDWORK 1501 N. Cahuenga Blvd., Hlywd. Holly-wood: Gustavo Albero, paintings; thru Oct. 1. (323) 871-0107. METRO GALLERY 1835 Hyperion Ave., Silver Lake. Momento: Gronk and Ricardo Garcia, new paintings; thru Sept. 29. (323) 663-2787. OVERDUIN AND KITE 6693 Sunset Blvd., Hlywd. Ruined Dualisms: Stephen G. Rhodes, paintings, drawings, sculpture and video; thru Oct. 17. Reception Thurs., Sept. 6, 7-9 p.m. (323) 464-3600. SECRET HEADQUARTERS 3817 W. Sunset Blvd., L.A. The 3-Minute Sketchbook: group show of comic-book art. Reception Fri., Aug. 31, 8-10 p.m.; thru Aug. 31. (323) 666-2228. Downtown & East L.A. ACUNA-HANSEN GALLERY 427 Bernard St., Chinatown. 1983: Mark Stockton, paintings and drawings of a young, pre-fame Tom Cruise; thru Oct. 20. (323) 441-1624. ART FOR HUMANS GALLERY 945 Chung King Road, Chinatown. Jenseits Jugend: Christian Möller, paintings and drawings; thru Sept. 15. (213) 621-7685. GREENLEAF GALLERY Whittier College, 13406 Philadelphia St., Whittier. My Chinese Wedding: Jeff Krueger, installation; thru Sept. 27. (562) 907-4200. GROUNDWORK 811 Traction Ave., dwntwn. Pantheon: Christoph Brown, an etch-a-sketch exhibit of Greek gods and superheroes; thru Oct. 1. (213) 626-8650. JACK HANLEY GALLERY 945 Sun Mun Way, Chinatown. Menomonee Valley: Tyson Reeder, paintings and drawings; thru Sept. 29. Reception Sat., Sept. 1, 6-9 p.m. (213) 626-0403. The Valleys ART CENTER COLLEGE OF DESIGN South Campus, 950 S. Raymond Ave., Pasadena. The Great Picture: group show of the worlds largest photograph; thru Sept. 29. Reception Thurs., Sept. 6, 6-9 p.m. (626) 396-2319. ART PIC 6826 Troost Ave., N. Hlywd. Nancy Kay Turner, mixed media; Aaron White, paintings; thru Sept. 6. Reception Fri., Aug. 31, 5-9 p.m. (818) 503-5990. Culver City, Beverly Hills & vicinity A SHENERE VELT GALLERY 1525 S. Robertson Blvd., L.A. What Have We Done!: Eliza M. Schmid, paintings; thru Nov. 2. Reception Fri., Aug. 31, 6-9 p.m. (310) 552-2007. INDIE COLLECTIVE 6039-A Washington Blvd., Culver City. House Work: Susan Arena, paintings and drawings; thru Sept. 14. Reception Sat., Sept. 1, 6-9:30 p.m. (310) 837-7714. NEW WIGHT GALLERY UCLA, 1100 Broad Art Center, Wstwd. Off Hours: paintings, sculpture, photographs, ceramics, video and installations by staff members of UCLAs Department of Art; thru Sept. 20. (310) 825-0557. Santa Monica & Venice TAG GALLERY 2903 Santa Monica Blvd., Santa Monica. Sterling Chow, Sue Keane and Katherine Dube, photographs and ceramic sculpture; thru Sept. 29. (310) 829-9556. Bergamot Station Bergamot is at 2525 Michigan Ave., Santa Monica. FIG Riffs on Yuko: Jeff OConnell, paintings; thru Oct. 6. (310) 829-0345. MARK MOORE GALLERY Klaus Wanker and Jennifer Nehrbass, paintings; thru Sept. 29. (310) 453-3031. PATRICK PAINTER, INC. Divide Et Impera: Christoph Schmidberger, paintings; Soul Keepers: Francesca Gabbiani, collages; thru Sept. 29. (310) 264-5988. South Bay, Southeast THE LOFT GALLERY & STUDIOS 401 S. Mesa St., San Pedro. The Nature of Inquiry: group show, mixed media; thru Sept. 29. Reception held in conjunction with San Pedro First Thursday artwalk Thurs., Sept. 6, 6-9 p.m. (310) 831-5757. ??
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