Artist Terry O'Shea went to show LACMA curator Maurice Tuchman his work in 1966, and pulled one piece after another out of his pockets. O'Shea got LACMA's New Talent Award but had mostly disappeared from the scene by the 1970s. Now, his pill-shaped and horizontal resin works, often made from material cast off by other L.A. artists, are at Cardwell Jimmerson. They're fun because they're everything 1960s fetish-finish resin work wasn't: small, debris-filled (flies float in some), non-aggressive. Cardwell Jimmerson Contemporary Art, 8568 Washington Blvd., Culver City; through Nov. 26; (310) 815-1100.

Tuesdays-Saturdays; Fri., Nov. 25; Sat., Nov. 26. Starts: Oct. 22. Continues through Nov. 23, 2011

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