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Visual Arts

Advocate and Gochis Galleries at Village at Ed Gould Plaza

1125 N. McCadden Pl. (323) 860-7325. Exhibits works of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender artists.
19th Annual Senior Youth Photo Project and Natalie Franco : Light Skaters thru Jan 7. Mon-Fri 6-10pm Sat 9am-5pm.

Artists Corner

1546 N. Highland Ave. (323) 464-3900. Art services and exhibits LA artists.

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.  Corner of the Universe thru Jan 20. Open daily. 

Autry Museum of the American West

4700 Western Heritage Way (Griffith Park). (323) 667-2000. California Impressionism: The Gardena High School Collection thru Spring. Revolutionary Vision: Group f/64 and Richard Misrach Photographs from Bank of America Collection thru Jan 8. Masters of the American West Feb 11 thru March 26. Closed Mon. (See PLACES, MUSIC and FAMILY)

Beaded coiled basket by Mabel McKay at The Autry Museum of the American West

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)


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 L. A. Municipal Art Gallery, Frank Lloyd Wright's Hollyhock House, Gallery Theatre, Junior Arts Center, and Barnsdall Art Center. Park open daily 6am-10pm. (See FAMILY)

Michael Benevento

3712 Beverly Blvd. (323) 874-6400. Contemporary art gallery representing cutting-edge, conceptual artists in Los Angeles. Avigdor Arikha / Hannah Greely thru Jan 14.

Bonhams & Butterfields

7601 Sunset Blvd. (323) 850-7500. Fine art auctioneers and appraisers since 1865.
The Elegant Home : Select Furniture, Silver, Decorative and Fine Arts Feb 17. Mon-Fri 9am-5pm.

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 Cuban Perspectives: Alex Hernandez Dueñas, Adrian Fernandez, Frank Mujica thru Dec 26; Rose Cabat Memorial Exhibition Jan 14-Feb25. Tue-Sat 11am-5pm.

Tall Pear Onion Skin Feelie by Rose Cabat at Couturier Gallery Jan 14-Feb 25

Fahey/Klein Gallery 

148 N. La Brea Ave. (323) 934-2250. Exhibits rare, vintage, and contemporary photography. Contact thru Jan 28.

Gallery 1988: East and West

(East) 7021 Melrose Ave. (323) 424-3705. An Art Show About Nothing Dec 2-Dec23. The Coens Dec 9-Dec 30. Wed-Sun 11am-6pm. (West) 7308 Melrose Ave. (323) 937-7088. Rick and Morty Jan 13-Jan 28; Clark Orr Feb 3-Feb18. Wed-Sun 11am-6pm.

Gallery 825

825 N. La Cienega Blvd. (310) 652-8272. The Open Show 2016 thru Jan 13 Tue-Sat 10am-5pm.


1034 N. Highland Ave. (323) 467-5700. Michael John Kelly: Darklands thru Dec 22.

Gemini G.E.L.

8365 Melrose Ave. (323) 651-0513. Fine art publishers of limited prints and sculpture. Analia Saban: Analia Saban is Broken thru Dec 22. Mon-Fri 9am-5:30pm

Hannah Hoffman Gallery

1010 N. Highland Ave. (323) 450-9106. Paul Thek thru Jan 7. Olga Balema Jan 21-Mar 4. Tue-Sat 10am-6pm.

Trigg Ison Fine Art 

9009 Beverly Blvd. (310) 274-8047. Fine European and American modern paintings and sculpture. Recent acquisitions include works by Stanislav Szukalski and Elizabeth Ronget. Mon-Sat.

Kohn Gallery

1227 N Highland Ave. (323) 461-3311. Bruce Conner: A Movie thru Jan 14. Tue-Sat 10am-6pm.

KP Projects Gallery

170 S. La Brea Ave. (323) 933-4408. Exhibits American emerging and mid-career contemporary artists. All The Glitters thru Dec 30; Holiday Print Show Dec 17-Jan 7; Hueman Jan 14-Feb 4. Deedee Cheriel Mar 4-Apr 1. Tue-Sat 12pm-6pm.

Fantastic Voyage by Hueman at KP Projects Gallery Jan 14-Feb 4

KM Fine Arts 

814 N. La Cienega Blvd. (310) 854-0540. American and European artists of early modernism, postwar, and contemporary art. Ramsey Dau: An Ocean Beneath the Sea thru Dec 23. 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. Kim Fisher A Little Bit of But. Yusuke Ito Untitled (Loke Lau) thru Jan 7. Tue-Sat 11am-6pm.

LAM Gallery

913 Highland Ave. (323) 498-5977. Alternates established artists and emerging ones.

Leica Gallery Los Angeles

8783 Beverly Blvd. (424) 777-0341. Established and up-and-coming photographers. Douglas R. Gilbert: Italian Light. Morgan Lugo: We Were Left to Dream thru Jan 3; Michael Grecco: Urban Landscapes Jan 4-31. Richard Young Feb 2-28. Mon-Sat 10am-6pm Sun 12pm-5pm.

Launch Gallery

170 S. La Brea Ave., upstairs. (323) 899-1363. Wed-Sat 12pm-6pm.

La Luz de Jesus Gallery

4633 Hollywood Blvd. (323) 666-7667. Pool & Marianela: Plastic Religion thru Dec 31. Steve Rude and CARtoons Jan 6-29; Hudson Marquez with Norbert Kox and Daniel Martin Diaz: Welcome to Stiletto Feb 3-26. Located inside the Soap Plant/Wacko complex. Opening receptions 1st Fri 8-11. Mon-Wed 11am-7pm. Thu-Sat 11am-9pm. Sun 12-6pm. 

Nexus by Steve Rude at La Luz de Jesus Jan 6-29

Los Angeles Center of Photography

1515 Wilcox Ave. (323)464-0909. Hosts classes, workshops, and shows. Street Week Jan 29-Feb 5. Mon-Thurs 10am-6pm Fri 10am-5pm.

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. The Ecstasy of Mary Shelley Jan 4-Feb 12. Wed-Sun 12-6pm.

Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery (LAMAG)

4800 Hollywood Blvd. (323) 644-6269. A facility of L.A. Dept. of Cultural Affairs. Democracy, Citizenship, Freedom thru Jan 8; Ours Is A City of Writers artist/writers collaborative group show Feb 5-March 26. 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. Josh Mannis: Knowledge of the Future Estate thru Jan 7. Tue-Sat 10am-6pm.

Mak Center at the Schindler House 

835 N. Kings Rd. (323) 651-1510. Preserves the vitality of the Rudolf M. Schindler House and Studio and explores the disciplines of art and architecture. The Stephanie Taylor Kong Boos thru Jan 8. Wed-Sun 11am-6pm.

Matthew Marks Gallery

1062 North Orange Grove. (323) 654-1830. Modern and contemporary art in a variety of media. Paul Sietsema thru Dec 23. Tues-Sat 10am-6pm.

Meliksetian | Briggs

313 N. Fairfax. (310) 625-7049. Contemporary art gallery. Richard Hoeck & John Miller: Mannequin Death thru Jan 7. Tue-Sat 12-5pm.

Moskowitz Bayse

743 N. La Brea Ave. (323) 790-4882. Justin Margitich Jan 7-Feb 16. Tue-Sat 11am-6pm.

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. (310) 881-6025. Features inspiring and iconic images of musicians over the last fifty-plus years. Open daily 11am-7pm.

Tobey C. Moss Gallery 

7321 Beverly Blvd. (323) 933-5523. 20th Century American prints, drawings, paintings and sculpture. Los Angeles 1930s-1960s: Leonard Edmondson, David P. Levine, Helen Lundeberg and Jules Engel: Paintings thru Dec. Tue-Sat 11am-4pm and by appt.


The Lantern by Romane Bearden exhibiting at the Tobey C. Moss Gallery

Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA)

Pacific Design Center, 8687 Melrose Ave. (310) 289-5223. Doug Aitken: Electric Earth thru Jan 15. Mickalene Thomas: Do I Look Like a Lady? thru Feb 6. Free. Tue-Sun.

Mr. Musichead Gallery

7420 W. Sunset Blvd. (323) 876-0042. Where music and art meet. Weekly artist receptions. Mon-Sat 11am-6pm.

New Image Art 

7920 Santa Monica Blvd. (323) 654-2192. Established and emerging artists from the street, skate, fine art, and surf scenes. Group Exhibition; Tastee thru Jan 7. Tue-Sat 1-6pm.

Pacific Design Center

8687 Melrose Ave. (310) 657-0800. West Hollywood's famous "Blue Whale" is center for design arts. Andy Warhol's Rain Machine thru Feb 17 at Young Projects. Tues-Fri 11:30am-5pm.


Redling Fine Art 

6757 Santa Monica Blvd. (323) 460-2046. Paul Gellman: Paul Gellman Filling in For Tall Paul thru Dec 23; Art is Not a Competition curated by Misako Rosen and Jeffery Rosen thru Jan 28.

Regen Projects Hollywood

6750 Santa Monica Blvd. (310) 276-5424. Contemporary art. Wolfgang Tillmans thru Dec 23; Theaster Gates Jan 14-Feb 25. Tue-Sat 10am-6pm.

Diane Rosenstein Fine Art

831 N. Highland Ave. (323) 462-2790. Gisela Colon Jan 7-Feb18.

Jack Rutberg Fine Arts

357 N. La Brea Ave. (323) 938-5222. Modern and contemporary paintings, drawings, prints, and sculpture. Surreal/Unreal thru Feb 15.

Alexander Calder Untitled. Exhibiting at Jack Rutberg Fine Arts thru Dec 24

Hamilton Selway Fine Art

8678 Melrose Ave. (310) 657-1711. One of the largest purveyors of Pop and Contemporary Art on the West Coast.

Tif Sigfrids

1507 Wilcox Ave. (323) 907-9200. Contemporary art. Frances Scholz: Orange You Glad You Can Read thru Jan 21. Tue-Sat 11am-5pm.

George Stern Fine Arts 

8920 Melrose Ave. (310) 276-2600. Specializes in California Impressionism and American Scene painting. For the New Collector thru Dec 31. Important Paintings Jan 3-Feb 25. Tue-Sat 10am-6pm.


Louis Stern Fine Arts

9002 Melrose Ave. (310) 276-0147. Elizabeth Patterson thru-Feb 4. Tue-Sat 10am-6pm.

Richard Telles Fine Arts

7380 Beverly Blvd. (323) 965-5578. Whitney Claflin: Have You Ever Met a Mime So Real? thru Dec 22. Brendan Fowler in Jan. Jim Isermann in Feb. Tue-Sat 11am-5pm and by appt.  

Steve Turner Contemporary

6830 Santa Monica Blvd. (323) 460-6830. Emerging and international artists. Pablo Rasgado: Horizon. Ishmael Randall Weeks: Constructive Resistance. Jacob Ciocci, Lu Yang, Bogosi Sekhukhuni, Eric Wedgewood: Full Disclosure curated by Eugene Kotlyarenko thru Dec 23. Tues-Sat 11am-6pm.

Various Small Fires (VSF) 

812 N. Highland Ave. (310) 426-8040. Dedicated to exhibitions that challenge conventional modes of art production and presentation. The Harrisons opening Jan 28. Tue-Sat 10am-6pm.

Updated December 21, 2016 SB