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Artist Paul McCarthy
New York heavy-hitter L&M Arts has expanded its reach to Los Angeles with a new location in Venice. The new space on Venice Boulevard (formerly the site of Ray Bradbury's home), opened September 25 and features three sculptures by contemporary L.A. artist Paul McCarthy. In a tribute to hedonism, the drive of human nature and Disneyland's Pirates of the Caribbean, McCarthy presents probably your only chance to witness aural copulation between swine; his large-scale installation "Train, Mechanical" features two robotic figures riding silicon pigs with a smaller piglet penetrating the ear of its heftier counterpart. The gallery will feature a combination of post-war and contemporary art. Exhibition runs through November 6. All photos by Deidre Crawford.