West Hollywood & vicinity

CARMICHAEL GALLERY OF CONTEMPORARY ART 1257 N. La Brea Ave., L.A. “He, She, Me Makes We!”: group show, mixed media; thru Nov. 29. Reception Sat., Nov. 17, 7 p.m.-mid. (323) 969-0600.

LAAA/GALLERY 825 825 N. La Cienega Blvd., L.A. “Aurora”: the gallery’s annual sale of art by emerging local artists, Sat., Nov. 17, 6-9 p.m.; $10 (includes hors d’oeuvres, cocktails and dessert). (310) 652-8272.

SCALO/GUYE 302 N. Robertson Blvd., W. Hlywd. “Riviera Cocktail”: Edward Quinn, photographs; thru Dec. 9. Reception Fri., Nov. 16, 7-9 p.m. (310) 358-9396.

TOBEY C. MOSS GALLERY 7321 Beverly Blvd., L.A. “The Passion of Assemblage”: Gordon Wagner; thru Dec. 30. Reception Sat., Nov. 17, 2-5 p.m. (323) 933-5523.

La Brea, Wilshire, Midcity

CARL BERG GALLERY 6018 Wilshire Blvd., L.A. “When Worlds Collide”: group show, paintings and collages; thru Dec. 15. Reception Sat., Nov. 17, 6-9 p.m. (323) 931-6060.

JANCAR GALLERY 3875 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1308, L.A. Judith Linhares; thru Dec. 22. Reception Sat., Nov. 17, 5-7 p.m. (213) 384-8077.

KARYN LOVEGROVE GALLERY 6150 Wilshire Blvd., L.A. “hook & eye”: Anna Sew Hoy, sculpture; thru Dec. 22. Reception Sat., Nov. 17, 6-8 p.m. (323) 525-1755.

MARC SELWYN FINE ART 6222 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 101, L.A. “Unique Works from the 1970s”: Robert Mapplethorpe, assemblage; thru Dec. 22. (323) 933-9911.

MILO GALLERY 6130 Wilshire Blvd., L.A. “The Time Is Always Now”: Joan Tucker, paintings; thru Dec. 15. Reception Sat., Nov. 17, 6-9 p.m. (323) 935-3662.

3875-1204 GALLERY 3875 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1204, L.A. “One Night Only”: group show of abstract paintings, Sat., Nov. 17 only; reception 5-7 p.m.

ROBERTS & TILTON 6150 Wilshire Blvd., L.A. “Secrets and Lies”: Ellen De Meutter, paintings; thru Dec. 15. Reception Sat., Nov. 17, 6-8 p.m. (323) 549-0223.

STEVE TURNER CONTEMPORARY 6026 Wilshire Blvd., L.A. “Dream of Today”: group show of NY artists, paintings, drawings, photographs, sculpture, video and installations; thru Dec. 22. Reception Sat., Nov. 17, 6-9 p.m. (323) 931-3721.

Hollywood, Echo Park, Silver Lake, Atwater Village

BLACK MARIA 3137 Glendale Blvd., Atwater Village. “Black Market at Black Maria: Skip the Mall”: the gallery’s holiday bazaar of paintings; thru Jan. 5. Reception Sat., Nov. 17, 7-10:30 p.m. (323) 660-9393.

DRKRM. 2121 N. San Fernando Road, No. 3, L.A. “Urban Artifax”: Don Jim, photographs; thru Dec. 1. (323) 223-6867.

HOLLYWOOD CENTER FOR COMMUNITY RESEARCH AND DESIGN 6520 Hollywood Blvd., Hlywd. “Sonic Interventions”: group show, sound installations; thru Nov. 30. Reception Fri., Nov. 16, 7 p.m. (213) 461-6486.

METRO GALLERY 1835 Hyperion Ave., Silver Lake. “Living Room: Conscious Art and Design”: group show, paintings, drawings, photographs, sculpture, pottery and architecturally designed pet homes; thru Jan. 5. Reception Sat., Nov. 17, 6-9 p.m. (323) 663-2787.

Downtown & East L.A.

ART SLAVE GALLERY 216 S. Spring St., dwntwn. “Refugees from the Entrenched Attitude Society”: Vanessa Lemen, paintings; thru Dec. 5. (213) 598-3155.

FARMLAB/UNDER SPRING GALLERY 1745 N. Spring St., No. 4, dwntwn. “Crystal Ship: A Family of Artists Looking for Arcadia”: Felicity Powell, Ansel Krut, and Saskia and Hannah Krut-Powell, paintings, drawings, video and installations; thru Dec. 27. (323) 226-1158.

THE HAPPY LION 963 Chung King Road, Chinatown. “The Sundowners”: group show, paintings, drawings, sculpture animation; thru Dec. 22. (213) 625-1360.

JACK HANLEY GALLERY 945 Sun Mun Way, Chinatown. “Humble Junkatarian Seeking White Frame”: Simon Evans, works on paper; thru Dec. 29. Reception Sat., Nov. 17, 6-9 p.m. (213) 626-0403.

L2KONTEMPORARY 990 N. Hill St., No. 205, Chinatown. “People Like Us/DoppelgANGER”: Larry Lytle and Sinan Leong Revell, photographs; thru Dec. 22. Reception Sat., Nov. 17, 6-9 p.m. (323) 225-1288.

PERFECT EXPOSURE GALLERY 3513 W. Sixth St., L.A. “Aesthetics”: group show, photographs; thru Jan. 25. (213) 381-1137.

W-14 STUDIO 642 Moulton Ave., dwntwn. Mark Hix and C.J. Kang, recent work; thru Dec. 6. Reception Sat., Nov. 17, noon-5 p.m.

The Valleys

GALLERY NUCLEUS 30 W. Main St., Alhambra. “Kuro to Shiro”: Mari Inukai, animation and installations; thru Dec. 3. Reception with refreshments and music by DJ Cut, Sat., Nov. 17, 7-11 p.m. (626) 458-7482.

HARVEST GALLERY 938 N. Brand Blvd., Glendale. Seta Injeyan, paintings, drawings and prints; thru Dec. 9. Reception Fri., Nov. 16, 7-10 p.m. (818) 546-1000.

KELLOGG UNIVERSITY ART GALLERY AT CAL POLY 3801 W. Temple Ave., Pomona. “East In Eden”: new work by Pomona Valley artists; thru Dec. 15. Reception Sun., Nov. 18, 2-5 p.m. (909) 869-4939.

Culver City, Beverly Hills & vicinity

CULTURAL INTERIORS FINE ART GALLERY 4444 W. Slauson Ave., L.A. Mari Morris, dolls; thru Nov. 24. Reception Sat., Nov. 17, 3-6 p.m. (323) 292-1500.

DUNCAN MILLER GALLERY 10959 Venice Blvd., L.A. Frank Paulin, photographs; thru Jan. 4. Reception Fri., Nov. 16, 7-9 p.m. (310) 838-2440.

LAXART 2640 S. La Cienega Blvd., L.A. “A Means of Pass­ing the Time”: Adrià Julià, film installation; “Circle Pictures”: Michael Rashkow, photographs; thru Jan. 5. Reception and talk with Julià, Fri., Nov. 16, 6-9 p.m. (323) 868-5893.


SCION INSTALLATION L.A. 3521 Helms Ave., Culver City. “Rugs During Wartime and Peacetime”: Head Devo-ite Mark Mothersbaugh, rugs; thru Dec. 1. Reception Sat., Nov. 17, 7-10 p.m. (310) 815-8840.

A SHENERE VELT GALLERY 1525 S. Robertson Blvd., L.A. “Angels & Demons: Blessed or Possessed?”: juried group show; thru Jan. 4. Reception Sun., Nov. 18, 3-6 p.m. (310) 552-2007.

XIT GALLERY A.I.U. School of Design, 12655 W. Jefferson Blvd., Second Floor, L.A. “Little Stranger”: Jeffrey James Mohr, mixed media installation; thru Dec. 14. Reception Thurs., Nov. 15, 5-7 p.m. (310) 302-2430.

Santa Monica & Venice

PETE AND SUSAN BARRETT ART GALLERY Santa Monica College, 1900 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica. “PiNK”: Sharon Kagan, Lana Shuttleworth, Leslie Yagar, collaborative works; thru Dec. 8. Reception Fri., Nov. 16, 6-8 p.m. (310) 434-3434.

Santa Monica Fine Art Studios 1834 Franklin St., Santa Monica. 20th anniversary group show. Recep­tion with DJ music and refreshments, Sat., Nov. 17, 6-9 p.m. Open house Sun., Nov. 18, noon-5 p.m. 310-453-3632.

Bergamot Station

Bergamot is at 2525 Michigan Ave., Santa Monica.

D3 PROJECTS “Recordings”: Jason Lazarus, photographs; thru Jan. 3. Reception Sat., Nov. 17, 6-9 p.m. (310) 829-9856.

FIG “Out of Mind”: Keisho Okayama, selected works 2005-2007; thru Dec. 22. Reception Sat., Nov. 17, 4-6 p.m. (310) 829-0345.

FRANK PICTURES “From the Earth”: Shirley Cannon, paintings; thru Jan. 10. Reception Sun., Nov. 18, 6:30-9:30 p.m. (310) 828-0211.

GALLERY LUISOTTI Toshio Shibata, photographs; thru Jan. 12. (310) 453-0043.

GALLERY OF FUNCTIONAL ART/LOIS LAMBERT GALLERY “Rewired”: Chris Mason, wire sculpture; “Battle Grounds”: Carmen Spera, glass; thru Dec. 30. Reception Sat., Nov. 17, 6-9 p.m. (310) 829-6990.

JAMES GRAY GALLERY “Artists for Human Rights”: artwork that celebrates the Universal Declaration of Human Rights adopted by the United Nations in 1948; thru Nov. 24. “Face to Face, Uniting Humanity”: Stephen Bennett, portraits; thru Dec. 16. (310) 315-9502.

MARK MOORE GALLERY “Before We Were Born”: Amy Robinson, paintings; “American Traditions”: Kendell Carter, sculpture; thru Dec. 29. Reception Sat., Nov. 17, 6-8 p.m. (310) 453-3031.

RICHARD HELLER GALLERY Edward del Rosario and Jacob Magraw-Michelson, paintings; thru Dec. 22. Reception Sat., Nov. 17, 5-7 p.m. (310) 453-9191.

ROBERT BERMAN GALLERY “Green”: group show of paintings; “Collateral Damage”: Ellwood T. Risk, solo show; thru Dec. 22. Reception Sat., Nov. 17, 7-10 p.m. (310) 315-1937.

ROSAMUND FELSEN GALLERY Morton Bartlett, photographs; thru Dec. 22. Reception Sat., Nov. 17, 5-7 p.m. (310) 828-8488.

SCHOMBURG GALLERY “Angels and Abstracts + 2”: Rob Jacobs and Atanas Karpeles, paintings; thru Nov. 17. Reception Sat., Nov. 17, 5-7 p.m. (310) 453-5757.

TARRYN TERESA GALLERY “Through Your Ghosts, Darkly”: Claressinka Anderson, photographs; thru Dec. 15. Reception Sat., Nov. 17, 6-8 p.m. (310) 453-4752.

TRACK 16 Ann Summa, photographs of the ’70s L.A. punk scene, curated by LA Weekly’s Kristine McKenna; thru Dec. 15. Reception Sat., Nov. 17, 6-9 p.m. (310) 264-4678.

South Bay, Southeast

C&D’S WELCOME CAFÉ 1808 Pacific Coast Hwy., Redondo Beach. “Arousing Visual Intrigue”: mixed media, photography, paintings; thru Dec. 16. Reception Fri., Nov. 16, 6-9 p.m. (310) 316-9270.

EL CAMINO COLLEGE ART GALLERY 16007 Crenshaw Blvd., Torrance. “Salty: Three Tales of Sorrow”: Edith Abeyta, installation including handkerchiefs and a re-creation of Marie Antoinette’s prison cell; thru Dec. 14. Talk with Abeyta and Marshall Astor Tues., Nov. 20, 1 p.m. Reception with cake and ice cream Tues., Nov. 20, 7-9 p.m. (310) 660-3010.

—Siran Babayan

AUTRY NATIONAL CENTER, 4700 Western Heritage Way, L.A. Tues.-Wed. & Fri.-Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Thurs., 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; $7.50, $5 seniors & students, $3 children 2-12, under 2 free. (323) 667-2000. Gene Autry and the 20th-Century West: The Centennial Exhibition 1907–2007; thru Jan. 12. Picturing the People8; thru Jan. 27. Native Harvests and Gathering Panelists discuss Native American food harvests and festivals, while you sample native foods, Sat., Nov. 17, 7-9 p.m. Let’s Make History! Make clapper sticks, used by many Native American tribes in California, Sun., Nov. 18, 1-2:30 p.m. Western Music Association Monthly Jam Make some noise with members of the Western Music Association, Sun., Nov. 18, 1-3 p.m.

AUTRY NATIONAL CENTER SOUTHWEST MUSEUM OF THE AMERICAN INDIAN, 234 Museum Dr., L.A. Sat.-Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; free. (323) 221-2164. Oaxacan Folk Art and Zapotec Textiles Show Holiday gift ideas, from Zapotec throw rugs to Oaxacan folk art figures, starting at a mere $10, Sat.-Sun., Nov. 17-18, noon-5 p.m.; free. The West Belongs to Everyone Stephen Aron, executive director of the Institute for the Study of the American West, lectures on the “history of converging cultures of the West,” Sat., Nov. 17, 1-2 p.m.; free.

CALIFORNIA AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSEUM, 600 State Dr., L.A. Wed.-Sat., 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; first Sun. of the month, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. (213) 744-7432. A Woman’s Journey: The Life and Work of Artis Lane; thru March 2. Related drawing workshop, Sun., Nov. 18, 2 p.m. Wattstax: I Am Somebody!; thru Dec. 16. Blacks in and out of the Box; thru Dec. 30. Ears Are Burning, Children Are Learning The museum promotes the joy of reading for kids with a day of storytelling and workshops led by children’s authors, storytellers, artists, craftspeople and actors Tequan Richmond and Imani Hakim from Everybody Hates Chris, Sat., Nov. 17, 1-3:30 p.m.


CLAREMONT MUSEUM OF ART, 536 W. First St., Claremont. (909) 621-3200.Velocity 2007 Art by established and up-and-coming artists is up for grabs in the museum’s first annual auction, Sat., Nov. 17, 7 p.m.

FOWLER MUSEUM AT UCLA, Sunset & Westwood blvds., Wstwd. Wed. & Fri.-Sun., noon-5 p.m.; Thurs., noon-8 p.m. (310) 825-4361. Fowler in Focus: Doors in Global Perspective; thru Dec. 1. Material Choices: Bast and Leaf Fiber Textiles; thru Dec. 30. Women, Water and Wells: Photographs of West Africa by Gil Garcetti; thru Nov. 24. Inscribing Meaning: Writing and Graphic Systems in African Art Writing systems in African art, from Egyptian hieroglyphics to liturgical script from Ethiopia; thru Feb. 17. Kids’ workshop on Islamic calligrams, Sun., Nov. 18, 1-4 p.m.

GETTY CENTER, 1200 Getty Center Dr., L.A. Tues.-Thurs. & Sun., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Fri.-Sat., 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; free. (310) 440-7300. Taddeo and Federico Zuccaro: Artist-Brothers in Renaissance Rome; thru Jan. 6. Edward Weston: Enduring Vision; thru Nov. 25. Recent History: Photographs of Luc Delahaye; thru Nov. 25. Please Be Seated: A Video Installation by Nicole Cohen; thru March 18. In Focus: The Nude; thru Feb. 23. Medieval Treasures from the Cleveland Museum of Art; thru Jan. 20. Related lecture, “The Guelph Treasure: From a Medieval Cathedral to Modern Museums,” by Art Institute of Chicago assistant curator Christina Nielsen, Sun., Nov. 18, 4 p.m. China on Paper: European and Chinese Works ? from the Late Sixteenth to the Early Nineteenth Century; thru Feb. 10. The Decorated Letter; thru Jan. 27.

GETTY VILLA, 17985 Pacific Coast Hwy., Malibu. Thurs.-Mon., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; free, resv. required. (310) 440-7300. Reflecting Antiquity: Modern Glass Inspired by Ancient Rome; thru Jan. 14.

HAMMER MUSEUM, 10899 Wilshire Blvd., Wstwd. Tues.-Wed. & Fri.-Sat., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Thurs., 11 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; $5, $3 seniors, students & ages 17 and under free. (310) 443-7000. Francis Alÿs: Politics of Rehearsal; thru Feb. 10. Hammer Projects: Terry Haggerty; thru Jan. 6. Extraordinary Exhibitions: Broadsides From the Collection of Ricky Jay; thru Nov. 25. Related lecture by Renny Pritikin, director of UC Davis’ Richard L. Nelson Gallery and The Fine Arts Collection, Tues., Nov. 20, 7 p.m.

LOS ANGELES COUNTY MUSEUM OF ART, 5905 Wilshire Blvd., L.A. Mon.-Tues. & Thurs., noon-8 p.m.; Fri., noon-9 p.m.; Sat.-Sun., 11 a.m.-8 p.m.; $9, $5 seniors & students, under 17 free. (323) 857-6000. Japanese Painting: Calligraphy and Image; thru Feb. 19. Japanese Prints: Word/Poem/Picture; thru Feb. 19. SoCal: Southern California Art of the 1960s and ’70s From LACMA’s Collection; thru March 30. NexGen Family Sundays Family fun day, themed “So L.A.,” featuring workshops, bilingual tours and other gallery activities, Sun., Nov. 18, 12:30-3:15 p.m. Highlights of the Patricia Phelps de Cisneros Collection of Spanish Colonial Art; thru Dec. 30. Dalí: Painting & Film; thru Jan. 6. Talk with L.A. artists Mike Kelley and Jim Shaw, Sun., Nov. 18, 2 p.m.

MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART, 250 S. Grand Ave., dwntwn. Mon. & Fri., 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; Thurs., 11 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sat.-Sun., 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; $8, $5 seniors & students, under 12 free. (213) 626-6222. Anywhere Out of This World: Postwar Works From the Permanent Collection; thru Jan. 21. Equinox: Permanent Collection Works From the 1960s and 1970s; thru Jan. 7. Cosima Von Bonin: Roger and Out; thru Jan. 7. Gordon Matta-Clark: You Are the Measure; thru Jan. 7.

MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART (MOCA AT THE GEFFEN CONTEMPORARY), 152 N. Central Ave., dwntwn. Mon. & Fri., 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; Thurs., 11 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sat.-Sun., 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; $8, $5 seniors & students, children under 12 free, 5 p.m.-8 p.m. (213) 626-6222. Murakami; thru Feb. 11.

MUSEUM OF LATIN AMERICAN ART, 628 Alamitos Ave., Long Beach. Tues.-Fri., 11:30 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sat., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; $5, $3 seniors & students, under 12 free. (562) 437-1689. D + Lirium: Walter Goldfarb Mixed-media paintings by the Brazilian artist; thru May 18. An Evening with Peruvian Maestro Fernando de Szyszlo The Peruvian abstract painter lectures, Sat., Nov. 17, 8-9:30 p.m. Sundays @ MoLAA Take an “Introduction to Mythology in Art” workshop, then listen to live music by harpist Rico Valdez, Sun., Nov. 18, 1-5 p.m.

NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM, 900 Exposition Blvd., L.A. Mon.-Fri., 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sat.-Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; $9, $6.50 seniors & students, $2 children 5-12, under 5 free. (213) 763-3466. Treasures From the Vault The museum’s Director’s Gallery, featuring such unique artifacts and specimens as Amelia Earhart’s diary and African elephant tusks, opens its doors to the public; thru Jan. 21. Family Fun Day: Los Angeles Transformations Tour the museum and take part in live animal presentations, Sat., Nov. 17, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. California History Hall Dioramas Tour the hall, which features 18 miniature dioramas, Sun., Nov. 18, 2-3 p.m.


NORTON SIMON MUSEUM, 411 W. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena. Wed.-Mon., noon-6 p.m.; $8, $4 seniors, students & under 18 free. (626) 449-6840.Alexei Jawlensky; thru Nov. 26. Tales of the Blue Lord; thru April 14. The Art of Collecting: Picasso’s Woman With a Book, 1932 A guided tour of this portrait of Picasso’s mistress and muse, Sun., Nov. 18, 2 p.m.

THE PALEY CENTER FOR MEDIA (FORMERLY THE MUSEUM OF TELEVISION & RADIO), 465 N. Beverly Dr., Beverly Hills. Wed.-Sun., noon-5 p.m.; suggested contribution $10, $8 students & seniors, $5 under 14. $25. (310) 786-1000. Back in Circulation: A Lou Grant Reunion Star of the 1970s CBS drama series Ed Asner reunites with cast and crew, Fri., Nov. 16, 7 p.m.; $25. A Night inHell’s Kitchen Cast and crew, including star Gordon Ramsey, discuss the cooking competition and reality show, Tues., Nov. 20, 7 p.m.; $25.

SKIRBALL CULTURAL CENTER, 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., L.A. Tues.-Wed. & Fri., noon-5 p.m.; Thurs., noon-9 p.m.; Sat.-Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; $10, $7 seniors, students & children over 12; $5 chidren 2-12; under 12 free. (310) 440-4500.Workshop on creating Thanksgiving-inspired art with Marcus Kuilland-Nazario, Sun., Nov. 18, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. & 2-3 p.m.

—Siran Babayan

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