The best art in L & M Arts “Mash Up” show of new and old collage hangs in the East gallery. There, a cartoonish eye gazes out of an expanse of garishly bright yellow in Aaron Curry's Dopesmoker. Bare-chested Herbie Mann holds his flute over his shoulder as if it's a rifle and has the legs of a woman in Christian Marclay's collage Push Push (from the series Body Mix). Paul McCarthy's “carpet” of plastic gloves and crumbly clay angles across the floor. 660 Venice Blvd., Venice; through Aug. 31. (310) 821-6400,

Tuesdays-Saturdays. Starts: July 10. Continues through Aug. 31, 2012

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