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Visual Arts

Advocate and Gochis Galleries

1125 N. McCadden Pl., (323) 860-7302. Exhibits works of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender artists.  Mon-Fri 6pm-9:30pm, Sat 9am-5pm.

Antebellum Gallery

1643 N. Las Palmas Ave., (323) 856-0667. Fetish and homoerotic gallery; viewer discretion is advised. Corset Fetish: Cinch Me! thru July 27.  Black and White Pride July 12- Aug 23. Large Scale painting exhibition Sept 12-Oct 11. Wed-Sat 1pm-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. Transforming Boundaries thru July 18; Pop Momentum July 19- Sept 5. Hours: Mon-Fri 11am-6pm, Sat 11-8, Sun 12-6 and by appointment.

Autry National Center Museum of the American West

4700 Western Heritage Way, (Griffith Park), (323) 667-2000. Route 66: The Road and the Romance thru Jan 4 . Art of the West; Western Frontiers: Stories of Fact and Fiction and Four Centuries of Pueblo Pottery, all ongoing. (See PLACES, FILM, DANCE, MUSIC and FAMILY)

Barnsdall Art Park (Junior Arts Center and Barnsdall Arts Center)

4800 Hollywood Blvd, (323) 644-6275. Operated by L.A. Cultural Affairs.  Register for music, visual and performing arts classes at Junior Arts Center and adult classes in painting, drawing, sculpting, mosaic, stained glass, and more. Faculty Show thru Aug 2; Student Show Aug 23-Oct 4. Mon-Fri 9:30 am to 5pm, when classes are in session & Sat 9:30-4pm; Call for fees and schedule. (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 Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Frank Lloyd Wright's Hollyhock House, Gallery Theatre, Junior Arts Center, Barnsdall Art Center. (See FAMILY)

Michael Benevento Gallery

7556 & 7578 Sunset Blvd., (323) 874-6400. Modern and contemporary art gallery. Fred Lonidier thru July 12.  Hours: Tues-Sat 10am-5pm.

Bonhams & Butterfields

7601 Sunset Blvd., (323) 850-7500. Fine art auctioneers & appraisers since 1865.  Call for clinic viewings & complete auction schedules. California & Western Paintings August 5; Made in California: Contemporary Art October 13. Hours: Mon-Fri 9am-5pm.

Stephen Cohen Gallery

7354 Beverly Blvd., (323) 937-5525. Specializes in photography exclusively.  24/7 Still Life thru July 12. 24/7 Still Life II July 24 thru August 30. Hours: Tues-Sat 11am-6pm.

Corita Art Center

5515 Franklin Ave., (323) 466-2157. Gallery and archive of internationally celebrated serigraph artist Sister Corita Kent. The Joyous Revolutionary thru Sept 14. 10am-4pm Mon-Fri and first Saturday of every month (call to confirm).

Couturier Gallery

166 N. La Brea Ave., (323) 933-5557. Rose Cabat: 100 Years thru July 5. Kaleidoscope July 12-Aug 23. Fabelo: New Work Sept 13-Oct 18. Tues-Sat 11am-5pm.

Fahey/Klein Gallery

148 N. La Brea Ave., (323) 934-2250. Exhibits rare, vintage and contemporary photography. Tom Bianchi, Fire Island Pines: Polaroids 1975-1983 thru July 19. Formento & Formento-Japan Diaries July 24-Aug 30.  Hours: Tues-Sat 10am-6pm.

Freestyle Creative Center for Photography

5124 Sunset Blvd., (323) 660-3460.  Offers series of photography and print workshops and seminars on select Thu-Sun. See

Gallery 1988: East and West

7021 & 7308 Melrose Ave., (323) 424-3705 (East) 937-7088 (West). Pop culture art from emerging artists. Hours: Wed-Sun 11am-6pm.

Gallery 825

825 N. La Cienega Blvd., (310) 652-8272. Gallery Group Show June 28-July 18. LAAA 2014 Benefit Auction July 26; Birgit Faustmann, Cindy Jackson, Dmitry Kmeinitsky and Margaret Ouchida Sept 6-Oct 3

Gemini G.E.L.

8365 Melrose Ave., (323) 651-0513. Fine art publishers of limited prints and sculpture. Mon-Fri 9am-5:30pm.

Hamilton-Selway Fine Art

8678 Melrose Ave., (310) 657-1711. Pop and contemporary art features Andy Warhol, Haring, Lichtenstein and others. The Best of Pop Art ongoing. Mon-Fri 9am-5pm, Sat 10am-5pm.

Harmony Gallery

5911½ Franklin Ave., (323) 957-7967. Showcases underground, established and emerging artists. Hours: Tues-Fri Noon-8:30pm, Sat/Sun Noon-6pm. 

Trigg Ison Fine Art

9009 Beverly Blvd., (310) 274-8047. Fine European and American modern paintings and sculpture. Hours: Mon-Fri 11am-4pm, Sat 12-3pm & by appt. 

Merry Karnowsky Gallery

170 S. La Brea Ave. (323) 933-4408. Edward Walton Wilcox and Todd Carpenter thru July 19. Audrey Kawasaki, Tara McPherson and Deedee Cheriel Aug 2-Aug 30. Lezley Saar Sept 6-Oct 4.

Michael Kohn Gallery

8071 Beverly Blvd., (323) 658-8088.Mark Ryden, The Gay 90s: West thru Jun 28 . Joe Goode, Flat Screen Nature, July 12-Aug 29. Eddie Martinez, Nomader, Sept 12-Oct 25.  Hours: Tues-Fri 10am-6pm & Sat 11am-6pm.

Launch Gallery

170 S. la Brea Ave., upstairs. (323) 899-1363. William Wray thru July 26.  Group Show Aug 2-30. Jennifer Faist & Eric Zammitt Sept 6-27. Hours: Thu thru Sat 12-6pm

La Luz de Jesus Gallery

4633 Hollywood Blvd., (323) 666-7667. Damian Fulton, Brad "Tiki Shark" Parker, July 4 - 27; Jose' Rodolfo Loaiza Ontiveros and the Laluzapalooza jury winners, Aug 1-31; Coaster Show, Harold Fox, Sept 5-28. Mon-Wed 11am - 7pm, Thurs 11am - 9pm, Fri-Sat 11am - 10pm, Sun 12pm - 7pm.

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. Beyond Environment Sept 4-Oct 30. Hours: Wed-Sun 12-6pm & Thurs 12-9pm.

Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery (LAMAG)

4800 Hollywood Blvd., (323) 644-6269. A facility of L.A. Dept of Cultural Affairs.Figures D'Ombres July 17-Aug 17. Eat-Drink-Art live action Party & Showcase, Sept 13.  Hours: Thu-Sun 12-5pm. (See Barnsdall Art Park).

Lost and Found Gallery

6320 Yucca St., (323) 856-5872. Shows local & international emerging artists. Hours: Mon-Sat 10am-6pm.  


612 N. Almont Dr., (310) 550-0050. Contemporary art with photography emphasis exhibits established and emerging artists.Soft Target, June 26-Aug23. Hours: Tues-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 (1922) exploring the disciplines of art and architecture. The Eden's Edge Project by Kaucyila Brooke, David Lamelas, and Gerhard Treml thru Aug 16. Tony Greene: Room of Advances thru Sept 7. Hours: Wed-Sun 11am-6pm.

The Martins: A Gallery of Design

709 N. Gardner St., (323) 658-8759.  Artist-owned unique gallery with art deco, geometrics, abstracts from representational to whimsical. The Versatility of Visions ongoing exhibition. Appointments appreciated.

MTA Metro Art Tour

(213) 922-4278. Metro offers regularly scheduled and special request group tours of the artwork in the Metro Rail system. Free tours offered the first Thurs 5:30 at Union Station, Alameda St. entrance; first Sat at Hollywood & Highland, 10am; & first Sun at Union Station, Alameda St. entrance, 10am. For information, call or download their free Art Guide at

Tobey C. Moss Gallery

7321 Beverly Blvd., (323) 933-5523. 20th Century American Prints, Drawings, Paintings and Sculpture; California Modernism 1920s-60s; Five Centuries of Prints & Drawings, Latin American Artists; Women Artists.  American Modernism thru Jun 30. Artists Latinos July 5-Sept 4. Hours: Tues-Fri 11am to 4pm and by appointment.


Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA)

At Pacific Design Center, 8687 Melrose Ave., (310) 289-5223.  Steve McQueen June 28-Sept 21. Hours: Tues-Fri 11am-5pm, Sat-Sun 11am-6pm.

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. In Your Face thru June 28; Neck Face, Aug 23-Oct. Hours: Tues-Sat 1pm-6pm, or by appointment.


Pacific Design Center

8687 Melrose Ave., (310) 657-0800. West Hollywood's famous "Blue Whale" is center for design arts. Gallery shows: Hollywood in Post-War Italy: Film Posters from Italy and the Cohen Film Collection thru Sep 1 (Suite B231);  A Modern Master: Photographs by Balthazar Korab thru Aug 29 (Mount Gallery); Michael Flomen : Wild Nights thru July 18 (Boite Noire Gallery); Daniel von Sturmer : Focus & Field and Single Wing Turquoise Bird thru August 30 (Young Projects). Hours: Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm except holidays.

Regen Projects

6750 Santa Monica Blvd. (310) 276-5424.  Los Angeles-based gallery exhibiting international artists. Gabriel Kuri thru June 28; Scott McFarland and Manfred Pernice July 11-Aug 16; Doug Aitken Sept 6-Oct 11. Hours: Tues-Sat 10am-6pm.

Diane Rosenstein Fine Art

831 N. Highland. (323) 397-9225. Matthew Ralston: Talking Heads thru July 12 ; Deep End, Yale MFA Photo 2014 July 19- Aug 23. Tue-Sat 10am-6pm.

Jack Rutberg Fine Arts

357 N. La Brea Ave., (323) 938-5222.  Modern works include Burkhardt, Gorky, Hockney, Picasso, Mark Tobey, Ruth Weisberg.Twin Visions: Jerome Whitkin and Joel-Peter Whitkin thru Aug 30. Hours: Tues-Fri 10am-6pm & Sat 10 am-5 pm.

Manny Silverman Gallery

619 N. Almont Dr., (310) 659-8256. Specializes in Post-War Abstract Expressionism. Group Exhibition thru Aug 19. Hours: Tues-Fri 10am-5pm, Sat 11am-5pm.


George Stern Fine Arts

8920 Melrose Ave., (310) 276-2600. California Impressionism and American Scene paintings. Small Gems thru Aug 9. Important Paintings: Aug 16 thru Oct 4. Hours: Tues-Fri 10am-6pm & Sat 11am-6pm.

Louis Stern Fine Arts

9002 Melrose Ave., (310) 276-0147. Carlos Cruz-Diez: Evolving Color thru July 26. Gallery Selections Aug 2-Aug 23.  Karl Benjamin Sept 6-Oct 18.  Hours: Tues-Fri 10 am-6pm & Sat 11am-5pm.

Richard Telles Fine Arts

7380 Beverly Blvd., (323) 965-5578. The Motorman thru July 5, The White Album, July 12-Aug 16; Hours: Tues-Sat 11am-5pm and by appointment.

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. Focus and Field thru Aug 30. Single Wing Turquoise Bird (a collective of experimental film artists) thru Aug 30. Tues-Fri 11am-5pm, and by appointment.