EVERYTHING'S UP TO DATE IN CULVER CITY!
This weekend, the art world dons stylish walking shoes and heads for Culver City for the first weekend of what promises to be an explosive year, attempting 20-plus openings in under two hours. Hit the corner of La Cienega and Washington and follow the crowds; or if you prefer having a plan, here are some of the highlights.
Mark Moore (formerly of Bergamot) inaugurates fancy new digs with a curated preview of its 2011 program ( 5790 Washington Blvd.; through Feb. 12; 5-8 p.m.; 310-453-3031 ). In the dynamic group-show vein, Carmichael mounts a mixed-media dynamo with Boogie and Pascual Sisto ( 5795 Washington Blvd.; through Feb. 5; 6-8 p.m.; 323-939-0600 ) and Roberts & Tilton shows off its own stable, featuring Barry McGee, Ed Templeton and Kehinde Wiley ( 5801 Washington Blvd.; through Feb. 19; 6-8 p.m.; 323-549-0223 ). Kopeikin offers photos of optimistic retro motel signage from the last four decades by Steve Fitch ( 2766 La Cienega Blvd.; through Feb. 12; 6-8 p.m.; 310-559-0800 ). Western Project convenes post-punk and performance-art pioneers Bob Flanagan & Sheree Rose, Kim Jones and Johanna Went ( 2762 La Cienega Blvd.; through Feb. 5; 6-8 p.m.; 310-838-0609 ). Angles shows Soo Kim's innovative photo-based cutouts ( 2754 La Cienega Blvd.; through Feb. 12; 6-8 p.m.; 310-396-5019 ). It's Lucas Michael'sturn at the city's smallest gallery, EGHQ ( 2600 La Cienega Blvd.; through Jan. 25; 6-8 p.m.; 310-497-6895 ). Fast-rising star Heather Cantrell continues her portraiture studies at Kinkead ( 6029 Washington Blvd.; through Feb. 19; 6-9 p.m.; 310-838-7400 ), while next door, Daena Title's Drown the Dolls (pictured) and Joshua Levine's My Menagerie at Koplin del Rio give inner children and spirit animals free rein ( 6031 Washington Blvd.; through Feb. 19; 6-8 p.m., artists' talk 5:30 p.m.; 310-836-9055 ). All listed galleries are in Culver City; most are open Tues.-Sat. Visit culvercity.org/culture/artgalleries.aspx for a complete list.
Sat., Jan. 8, 2011
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