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Visual Arts

Advocate and Gochis Galleries

1125 N. McCadden Pl. (323) 860-7325. Exhibits works of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender artists. Danie Ribera: Fashion Art thru Jan 16. Mon-Sat.

Antebellum Hollywood Gallery

1643 N. Las Palmas Ave. (323) 856-0667. Fetish and homoerotic gallery; viewer discretion is advised. Kinky Crafts Show Dec 5-Jan. Black Dahlia Birthday Salon Jan 15. Sweethearts Dance Feb 14-Mar 4. Fetish of Yoga Mar 6-Apr. Wed Tea 5-7pm. Thu-Sat 1-7pm.


Artspace Warehouse

7358 Beverly Blvd. (323) 936-7020. Affordable urban, pop, abstract, street, figurative, photo, and sculptural art by emerging European and U.S. artists. Street Smart thru Jan 8. Unpredictable Memories Jan 9-Feb 26. The Soul of a White Surface Feb 27-Apr 8. Open daily.

Autry Museum of the American West

4700 Western Heritage Way (Griffith Park). (323) 667-2000. Empire and Liberty: The Civil War and the West thru Jan 3. Masters of the American West Fine Art Exhibition and Sale Feb 6-Mar 20. The Kaufman Collection thru July 9. The Gardena High School Collection thru Oct. Closed Mon. (See PLACES, DANCE, MUSIC and FAMILY)


Barnsdall Art Park

4800 Hollywood Blvd. Hollyhock House and eleven surrounding acres were given to Los Angeles by oil heiress Aline Barnsdall in 1927. Includes Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Frank Lloyd Wright's Hollyhock House, Gallery Theatre, Junior Arts Center, and Barnsdall Art Center. Daily 5am-10pm. (See FAMILY)

Barnsdall Art Center

4800 Hollywood Blvd. (323) 644-6275. Operated by L.A. Cultural Affairs. Classes in painting, drawing, sculpting, mosaic, stained glass, and more for all ages. Mon-Sat. (See FAMILY)

Bonhams & Butterfields

7601 Sunset Blvd. (323) 850-7500. Fine art auctioneers and appraisers since 1865. Mon-Fri 9am-5pm.  

Stephen Cohen Gallery

7354 Beverly Blvd. (323) 937-5525. Specializes exclusively in photography. Jenna Ward thru Dec 24. The Group Show Jan7-Mar 1.  Tue-Sat.

Corita Art Center

5515 Franklin Ave. 323-450-4650. The Joyous Revolutionary, a chronological overview of the art of activist, artist, teacher and former nun Corita Kent. Mon-Fri 10am-4pm. Reservations recommended.

Couturier Gallery

166 N. La Brea Ave. (323) 933-5557. Jay Kvapil: Melt thru-Dec 23. Jose Fors Jan 9-Feb 13Tue-Sat.

Fahey/Klein Gallery

148 N. La Brea Ave. (323) 934-2250. Exhibits rare, vintage and contemporary photography. Vincent Laforet - Air thru Jan 30. Gerd Ludwig - Sleeping Cars. Feb 4-Mar 19. Tue-Sat.  

Gallery 1988: East and West

7021 & 7308 Melrose Ave. (323) 424-3705 (East), 937-7088 (West). Kevin Dart: Science and Nature thru Dec (East). Wed-Sun.

Gallery 825

825 N. La Cienega Blvd. (310) 652-8272. 2015 Open Show thru Jan 8. Multiple Feeds Jan 16-Feb 19. Tue-Sat.

Gemini G.E.L.

8365 Melrose Ave. (323) 651-0513. Fine art publishers of limited prints and sculpture. John Baldessari - Front Row thru Dec 31. Mon-Fri.

Hamilton-Selway Fine Art

8678 Melrose Ave. (310) 657-1711. Pop and contemporary art features Andy Warhol, Haring, Lichtenstein and others. Open daily.

Hannah Hoffman Gallery

1010 N. Highland Ave. (323) 450-9106. Contemporary Art.

Daniel Buren, Sam Lewitt, Wilfredo Prieto, Charles Ray, Pamela Rosenkranz, Joe Zorrilla thru Jan 16. Isabelle Cornaro Jan-Feb. Tue-Sat.

Trigg Ison Fine Art

9009 Beverly Blvd. (310) 274-8047. Fine European and American modern paintings and sculpture. Mon-Fri.

Merry Karnowsky Gallery

170 S. La Brea Ave. (323) 933-4408. Vivian Maier thru Feb 27. Victor Castillo & Tara McPherson Mar 5-Apr. Tues-Sat.


Michael Kohn Gallery

1227 N Highland Ave. (323) 461-3311. Simmons & Burke: Dutch Masters thru-Dec 19. Lita Albuquerque: Embodiment Jan 9- Feb 20. Tue-Sat.


7000 Santa Monica Blvd. (323)871-4140. Experimental exhibitions animating dynamic relationships between art, artists and audiences and reflecting the diversity of the city.

Launch Gallery

170 S. La Brea Ave., upstairs. (323) 899-1363. Group Show thru Jan 9. Wed-Sat.

La Luz de Jesus Gallery

4633 Hollywood Blvd. (323) 666-7667. Boomboxery and Pop Up Show thru Jan 3. Mark Gleason: Blood and Fire & Robert Craig: Inobvious Epithets Jan 8-Jan 31. Lindsey Way: Shitty Teen, Jessicka Addams: Please Stop Loving Me, with Valarie Bermudez, Lena Rushing, Ave Rose, Peca, and Deirdre Sullivan-Beeman Feb 5-28. Laluzapalooza XXX Mar 4-27. Mon-Wed 11am-7pm. Thu 11am-9pm. Fri-Sat 11am-10pm. Sun 12-7pm. Located inside the Soap Plant/Wacko complex. Opening receptions 1st Fri 8-11.

Los Angeles Center of Photography

1515 Wilcox Ave. (323)464-0909. Hosts classes, workshops, and shows. Mon-Fri.  

Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (LACE)

6522 Hollywood Blvd. (323) 957-1777. Cutting-edge arts center features multi-media exhibitions by emerging and renowned international artists. OIga Lah andJason Wallace Triefenbach: Notes From the Front Line Jan 7-Feb 14. Customizing Language Jan 7-Feb 14.Wed-Sun.

Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery (LAMAG)

4800 Hollywood Blvd. (323) 644-6269. A facility of L.A. Dept. of Cultural Affairs. FiberLicious thru Jan 2. Skin Feb 7-Apr 17. Free. Thu-Sun 12-5pm. (See Barnsdall Art Park)  


612 N. Almont Dr. (310) 550-0050. Contemporary art with photography emphasis exhibits established and emerging artists. Ellen Carey: Polaroid 20 x 24 Self-Portraits thru Jan 16. Tue-Sat.  

Mak Center at the Schindler House

835 N. Kings Rd. (323) 651-1510. Preserves the vitality of the Rudolf M. Schindler House and Studio (1922) exploring the disciplines of art and architecture. Marko Lulic'/Sam Durant: Spomenici revolucije thru Mar 5. Free Fridays 4-6pm. Wed-Sun.

MTA Metro Art Tour

(213)922-2738. Metro offers regularly scheduled and special request group tours of the artwork in the Metro Rail system. (See TOURS)

Morrison Hotel Gallery

1200 Alta Loma Rd. & 6250 Hollywood Blvd. (323) 498-5889. Features inspiring and iconic images of musicians over the last fifty-plus years. Open daily.

Tobey C. Moss Gallery

7321 Beverly Blvd. (323) 933-5523. 20th Century American prints, drawings, paintings and sculpture. Tue-Fri 12-4pm and by appt.  

Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA)

Pacific Design Center, 8687 Melrose Ave. (310) 289-5223. Magdalena Fernandez thru Jan 3. Catherine Opie: 700 Nimes Road Jan 3-May 8. Hito Steyerl: Factory of the Sun Feb 21-Sept 12. Free. Tue-Sun.

Mr. Musichead Gallery

7420 W. Sunset Blvd. (323) 876-0042. Where music and art meet. Mon-Sat.

New Image Gallery

7920 Santa Monica Blvd. (323) 654-2192. Shows the works of established and emerging artists from the street, skate, fine art, and surf scenes. Michelle Guintu & Kristen Liu Wong: Picture Me Gone Dec 19- Jan 16. Tue-Sat.


Pacific Design Center

8687 Melrose Ave. (310) 657-0800. West Hollywood's famous "Blue Whale" is center for design arts. Heras Castan: Space Equilibrium / El equilibrio del Vacio thru Jan 22, Boite Noire Gallery. Mapping the Information Age thru Jan 20, Christopher W. Mount Gallery. Ry Rocklen: The Legacy Collection thru Mar 4, Varola. Mon-Fri. 

Regen Projects Hollywood

6750 Santa Monica Blvd. (310) 276-5424. Toba Khedoori Jan 9-Feb 13. James Welling: Choreograph Feb 20-Mar26. Tue-Sat.

Diane Rosenstein Fine Art

831 N. Highland Ave. (323) 462-2790. Tue-Sat.

Jack Rutberg Fine Arts

357 N. La Brea Ave. (323) 938-5222. Hannelore Baron: Collage & Assemblage thru Dec 24. Tue-Sat.

Spot Photo Works

6679 Sunset Blvd. (323)466-3343. A progressive contemporary photo gallery. Nancy Baron: Beautiful Trailer Town Jan16-Mar 11. Mon-Fri.

George Stern Fine Arts

8920 Melrose Ave. (310) 276-2600. Specializes in California Impressionism and American Scene painting. Tue-Sat.


Louis Stern Fine Arts

9002 Melrose Ave. (310) 276-0147. Doug Olsen: Within the Red Field thru Jan 9. James Little Jan 14-Mar 12. Tue-Sat.

Richard Telles Fine Arts

7380 Beverly Blvd. (323) 965-5578. Roger Herman Jan. Joanne Greenbaum Feb. Tue-Sat and by appt.  

Young Projects Gallery

8687 Melrose Ave., #B210 and #B230. (323) 377-1102. An alternative space devoted to showcasing and supporting the art of moving imagery. Egill Sæbjörnsson: Play With Things thru Feb 15. Julie Weitz: Touch Museum thru Feb 26. Tue-Fri and by appt. 

 updated 12/28/2015 SB