We have added some new events for November. Check back for our Last Half of the Month update on November 13, 2019 by 3pm – VIP Subscribers have already been notified. 

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November 6, 2019:
L.A. Louver is pleased to present an exhibition of collages and related prints by R.B. Kitaj (American, 1932-2007). Kitaj used fragmented figuration and repetition to tell stories and develop narratives in his work.
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R.B. Kitaj / Untitled, circa 1965 / collage on paperboard / 8 1/2 x 11 in. (21.6 x 27.9 cm)

A self-proclaimed bibliomaniac; prodigious reader and writer; inspired by art historians Aby Warburg, Erwin Panofsky and Fritz Saxl, Kitaj sought to investigate relationships between content and iconography, and image and word through layered compositions. On view November 6, 2019 – January 18, 2020; Art Party: 6-8pm; L.A. Louver, 45 N. Venice Blvd., Venice, 90291; http://www.lalouver.com

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November 7, 2019:
In Culver City…Edward Cella Art & Architecture presents Jeffrey Vallance: La Chapelle de Poulet, an immersive experience into the mind of influential Los Angeles artist Jeffrey Vallance. On view: November 2, 2019 – January 4, 2020; Art Party: 6-8pm; Edward Cella Art & Architecture, 2754 S. La Cienega Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90034; https://www.aiplusgallery.org


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November 7, 2019:
In Pasadena…Ai+ Gallery offers an opening reception to celebrate the art of Nancy Riegelman. Art Party: 5-7pm; Ai+ Gallery, 100 S. Mentor Avenue, Pasadena CA 91106; https://www.aiplusgallery.org

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November 7, 2019:
In San Pedro…VICA and Machine Art Studio present “Wall to Wall” a street art exhibition in downtown San Pedro. The group exhibition features MegZany, Tanner Goldbeck, etc. Venice Modern Art collaborates with the exhibition as well. Art Party: 6pm; Machine Art Studio, 446 W. 6th Street, San Pedro, CA 90731; 323-644-8200; https://www.veniceica.org/


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November 8, 2019:
Hauser & Wirth Los Angeles partners with CalArts Center for New Performance to present a one-night-only performance of ‘HA-M-LET,’ the latest project from Brazilian American multidisciplinary artist and CalArts alumni Peter Mark. Event runs: 7:30pm-10:30 pm; Admission is $8; CLICK HERE to purchase tickets; Hauser & Wirth Los Angeles, 901 East 3rd St.,LA, 90013; https://www.hauserwirth.com

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November 9, 2019:
In the mid Wilshire area…TAG Gallery hosts an artist walkthrough in conjunction with its current exhibitions featuring artists Danny Janotta, Lynne Russo, Muyiki Sena. On view: October 22 – November 16, 2019; Artist walkthrough: 11am-12pm; TAG Gallery, 5458 Wilshire Blvd., LA 90036; https://www.taggallery.net/

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November 9, 2019:
Iris Project presents The future does not exist by Jenene Nagy. This body of work that quietly points to the fullness of the present moment. Cast-off palm fronds are given new life as paper-like substrate for paintings. Floating, painted squares veil the surface of the paper, while nuanced differences are observed through and enhanced by repetition.

While you are there, be sure to enjoy “The Way Things Blow,” a new temporary mural by Los Angeles artist Mark Licari. Licari’s long standing drawing practice periodically expands to large scale temporary wall works. In his latest creation, he has integrated characters and objects from both the manmade and natural world into a 70-foot mural on the exterior wall of Iris Project’s garden. Art Party: 3-6pm; Iris Project, 953 Amoroso Place, Venice; https://irisproject.com/

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In Santa Monica…Here are a couple at Bergamot Station…

November 9, 2019:
Building Bridges Art Exchange presents “What If Not Exotic? Critical Perspectives in Contemporary Iranian Art,”
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This exhibition is taking form at a time when international art markets in general, and western art markets in particular, are filled with works of art that present predictable, marketable images based on cliché assumptions about the local lives, identities, and socio-political concerns of artists labeled as Middle Eastern.
 On view: November 9 – December 10, 2019; Art Party: 5-8pm; Building Bridges Art Exchange, Bergamot Station Arts Center, 2525 Michigan Avenue, Unit F2, Santa Monica, CA 90404; https://www.buildingbridgesartexchange.org/

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November 9, 2019:
Leslie Sacks Gallery offers a solo exhibition of mixed media works on paper by renowned Los Angeles artist, Joe Goode. Environmental Impacts will present works on paper across four bodies of work from the acclaimed artist–Tornados, Ocean Blue, Forest Fires and Environmental Impact (Shotguns). On View: November 9 – December 31, 2019; Event runs 5-7pm; Leslie Sacks Gallery, Bergamot Station, 2525 Michigan Ave., #B6, Santa Monica, CA 90404; http://www.lesliesacks.com/

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November 9, 2019:
In Venice…The Box Project is a feminist art exhibition that emerges out of an international collaboration between seventy-six women across three collectives in Paris, Mexico City, and Los Angeles. In the vein of Mail Art of the 1960s and women’s art collectives of the 1970s, The Box Project presents the story of three all-female groups in three distant cities coming together to support each other by exchanging artworks. On View: November 9 – January 18, 2020; Art Party: 5-8pm; Duron Gallery SPARC (Social and Public Art Resource Center) 685 Venice Blvd, Venice, CA 90291; http://sparcinla.org/

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November 9, 2019:
Marc Selwyn Fine Art presents “Entanglements,” an exhibition of new work by Los Angeles-based artist Channing Hansen. Channing Hansen’s intricately knitted works reveal a commitment to process. The artist is intimately involved with each step of their creation, preparing and dyeing the raw fleece, then spinning the fiber into yarn. To compose the work, Hansen uses algorithms to generate patterns which are then knitted and stretched over a frame. Art Party: 6-8pm; Marc Selwyn Fine Art, 9953 South Santa Monica Boulevard, Beverly Hills, 90212; http://www.marcselwynfineart.com/

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November 9, 2019:
Luis De Jesus presents “HUGO CROSTHWAITE: TIJUAS! (Death March, Tijuana Bibles and Other Legends).” This will be the artist’s fourth solo exhibition with the Gallery.
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Hugo Crosthwaite, still from Tijuana Bible #4, 2019, ink on paper, animated video.

On view: November 9 – December 21, 2019; Art Party: 6-8pm; Luis De Jesus, 2685 LA Cienega Blvd., LA, 90034; http://luisdejesus.com/

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November 9, 2019:
Another one in Culver City…Blum & Poe Los Angeles presents a selected survey of work spanning three decades by the late artist Harvey Quaytman. This is the gallery’s first exhibition of work by this critical figure in late-20th century American abstraction following the announcement earlier this year of co-representation of the artist’s estate along with Van Doren Waxter. Also set to open tonight is a new series of work by Los Angeles-based artist Matt Johnson. This is the artist’s fourth solo exhibition with the gallery. On view: November 9, 2019 – January 11, 2020; Art Party: 5-7pm; Blum & Poe Los Angeles, 2727 S. La Cienega Blvd., LA, 90034; https://www.blumandpoe.com/

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November 9, 2019:
In Culver City…Here are some additional galleries hosting openings…

Philip Martin Gallery hosts an opening for Los Angeles-based artist Adam Silverman. 6-8pm; Philip Martin Gallery, 2712 S. La Cienega Blvd, LA, 90034; https://philipmartingallery.com/

November 9, 2019:
Ikon Ltd hosts an opening reception for “Fields of Color,” featuring the art of Vivian Springford, and Jules Olitski. Art Party: 6-8pm; Ikon Ltd, 2685 S. La Cienega Blvd. LA ,90034; http://ikonltd.com/

Then in the same area, head to Washington Blvd…
Thinkspace celebrates PaintGuide in the main gallery, along with Stella Im Hultberg
in the Project Room and The Perez Bros in the office. 6-9pm; Thinkspace, 6009 Washington Blvd., LA 90232; https://thinkspaceprojects.com/

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November 9, 2019:
Very close to Culver City…Castelli Art Space hosts a reception for “Mirrors of the Mind 8: The Psychotherapist as Artist,” The juried exhibition features art by psychologists, psychotherapists and students, sponsored by the Los Angeles County Psychological Association’s Community Outreach Committee. The Saturday (Nov 9) reception runs from 6-9pm and features poetry reading, live music, light refreshments. On view: November 6 –9, 2019, 10- 5pm each day. Novebmer 9, 2019 Art Party: 6-9pm; Castelli Art Space, 5428 West Washington Blvd., LA, 90016;  https://www.castelliartspace.com/FB Event Page.

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November 9, 2019:
Downtown…DENK gallery celebrates the work of artists Katy Ann Gilmore, Freeman Bentley, and Ephraim Puusemp. On view: November 9 – December 28, 2019; Art Party: 6-8pm; DENK gallery, 749 East Temple St., LA, 90012; http://www.denkgallery.com/

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November 9, 2019:
Join dnj Gallery for an intimate concert featuring live Indian electronic raga music with the innovative duo Raaginder Momi on violin and Nilan Chaudhuri on tabla, co-hosted by LAHouseConcerts and dnj Gallery. See the Event Feature for more info. Admission is $20 per person; CLICK HERE to purchase tickets. Event runs: 7:00pm-10:00pm; dnj Gallery, 3015 Ocean Park Blvd, Santa Monica, 90405; 310.315.3551; http://www.dnjgallery.net

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November 9, 2019:

MASH hosts an opening reception “MOPRH.” The group exhibition features a collection of contemporary paintings and sculptures sharing the common theme of transformation. Artists include: Alexander Varvaridze, Alexis E. Mabry, Corey K Lamb, David Deweerdt, Erik Sandberg, Haleh Mashian, Jayne Anita Smith, Jordan Betten, Molly Morning-Glory, Samuelle Richardson, Serge Serum, and Shaelin Jornigan.
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Erik Sandberg, Sky with Leopard Print Tee and Boots, 2011, oil, acrylic and ink on canvas, 48″ x 96″

On view: November 9 – December 21, 2019; ArtParty: 7:00pm – 10:00pm; MASH Gallery (DTLA), 1325 Palmetto Street, Suite 130, Los Angeles, CA 90013; http://mashgallery.com

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November 9, 2019:
Downtown…Experience performance – installation – media at the Bendix Building. Track 16, Monte Vista, Tiger Strikes Asteroid, Gallery 515, and Mutable Studios will all participate in the one night only event. Reflecting upon the spaces and communities we inhabit, the participating artists will explore the idea of place-making and social memory. Art Party: 7:00pm – 9:00pm; The Bendix Building, 1206 Maple Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90015; FB Event Page;

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November 10, 2019:
The StudioEleven collective is a group of independent artists who work and study at Tom Wudl’s DTLA Arts District studio. “Explorations: StudioEleven Art at Colburn” exhibits work by 16 StudioEleven artists. Art Party: 4-6pm; RSVP for the free event HERE. Mayman Lobby, Grand Building, Colburn School, 200 South Grand Ave., LA, 90012; https://www.studioelevenart.com/

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November 10, 2019:
LSH coLAB hosts an opening for “MAD SKILLS” featuring the art of Frank Ryan, Molly Segal, Nick Taggart. LSH coLAB, 778 N. Virgil Avenue, LA, 90029; Art Party: 4-6pm; https://www.lshcolab.com/

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November 12, 2019:
In Long Beach…Support an important cause at the Aquarium of the Pacific & CSULB Shark Lab Fundraiser. Find out more on the Event Feature. Admission ranges from $50 – $250; CLICK HERE to purchase tickets; http://www.aquariumofpacific.org/; 
https://www.danielleeubankart.com/; https://www.cgalleryonbroadway.com/

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November 16, 2019:
Collage Artists of America (CAA) is hosting a free collage workshop for kids during their Biennial Pop-Up Boutique on Sat., Nov. 16, from 1:30-4:00pm at the San Fernando Valley Arts and Cultural Center. While artists inspire and guide kids to create their own masterpieces, you can browse the boutique for handmade gifts featuring original art, clothing, jewelry, toys, pottery and more from 20 of LA’s most distinguished and emerging artists, and take in the latest gallery exhibit, Falling into Place, from Women Painters West. Event runs: 1:30pm – 4:00pm; San Fernando Valley Arts and Cultural Center, 18312 Oxnard St., Tarzana, 91356; http://collageartists.org

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November 16, 2019:
Marciano Art Foundation presents a screening of Gloria’s Call, and Dr. Gloria Orenstein’s “Reclaiming her BIRD-RIGHT: Leonora Carrington Prepares Her Sacred Journey to the Otherworld,” an excerpt of her lecture recently given at the opening of the Museo Leonora Carrington in San Luis Potosi, Mexico. The program will conclude with a Q and A session moderated by Olivia Marciano; Event begins: 2pm; Marciano Art Foundation, 4357 Wilshire Blvd., LA, 90010; https://marcianoartfoundation.org/

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November 16, 2019:
“L.A. On Fire” is a multimedia group show curated by Michael Slenske opens at the newly expanded space of Wilding Cran Gallery.
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Conrad Ruiz, Man on Fire (Uprising), 2019

The show’s title derives from a photo series, featured in the exhibition, by French artist Michel Auder. Along with the work of more than 50 emerging and established LA artists, this titular work investigates the possibility that LA has gone from Tomorrowland to an Ever Burning Bacchanalia. On view: November 16 – January 12, 2019; Art Party: 5-8pm; Wilding Cran Gallery at 1700 South Santa Fe Ave., LA; http://wildingcran.com/

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November 16, 2019:
The Salon, owned by John and Valoree Papsidera, welcomes Belfast artist Ted Pim in his premiere U.S. exhibition, Empire Lines. Having received a swift and warm welcome from international collectors and markets, Pim caught the attention of avid collector, John, who purchased a piece. The two struck up an immediate kinship and quickly realized that Pim’s work was exactly the right fit for the Papsideras’ cutting edge and innovative Culver City space. On view: December 1, 2019; Art Party: 6-9pm; The Salon at Automatic Sweat, 2656 S La Cienega Blvd., LA, 90034; http://www.automaticsweat.com/

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November 22-24, 2019
In Anaheim…Designer Con is an annual art and design convention that smashes together collectible toys and designer goods with urban, underground and pop art! DCon is over 350,000 sq. ft. and features over 500 vendors, art & custom shows, live demonstrations, and much more! This years DesignerCon will feature a special curated section of galleries called “Beyond Eden” Participating galleries include: La Luz de Jesus Gallery, Thinkspace, Modern Eden, KP Projects, The Dark Art Emporium, & Tierra del Sol Foundation. Admission ranges from $35-$70 per person; See website for ticket prices and shedule; DesignerCon will be held at the Anaheim Convention Center, 800 W Katella Ave, Anaheim, CA 92802; https://www.designercon.com/

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