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It's largely the Richard Hawkins collages, hung against the pitch-black walls of Night Gallery's loungelike side rooms, that make “Trains,” curated by sculptor Sterling Ruby, worth seeing. They're crude, obsessive and tender, often with bright red and green paint over pasted pictures of teen heartthrobs or other personalities. It's like gritty fan art made by someone with serious respect for the seductiveness of glossy magazines. 2276 E. 16th St., dwntwn.; through Sept. 27. (323) 589-1135, nightgallery.ca.

Tuesdays-Saturdays. Starts: Aug. 23. Continues through Sept. 27, 2014
(Expired: 09/27/14)