Happy Rosh Hashanah to all of our Jewish subscribers. Here is an additional list of curated events chosen by our team at LAArtParty.com – Enjoy!

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October 3, 2019:
“Zen Space
” opens at Exhibit A Gallery tonight. The solo exhibition features painting and sculpture by the established Indian artist Satish Gupta exhibiting for the first time in Los Angeles. The works of the show a are based on Zen Philosophy. The artist will be present at the show preview and will paint live to his poetry.
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On view: October 3 – 9, 2019; Art Party: 5pm-9pm
; Exhibit A Gallery, 1056 Fairfax Ave. LA, 90019
; 1(213) 440-2700
; http://www.eindiaart.com

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October 3, 2019:
The PDC Design Gallery hosts its grand opening tonight. Its inaugural exhibition titled “SUPERSHOW,” features the work of L.A.-based artists Fallen Fruit (David Allen Burns and Austin Young), Tonight’s event will include a special performance of “Fruit Cocktail” by Fallen Fruit. Click HERE for more info on the Event Feature (on the Upcoming Events Page). On view: October 3, 2019 – February 23, 2020; Art Party: 5:00-10:00pm; PDC Design Gallery, 8687 Melrose Avenue, West Hollywood; https://www.pacificdesigncenter.com/event/supershow/

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October 4, 2019:

La Luz de Jesus Gallery celebrates two solo shows…Los Angeles-based artist Deirdre Sullivan-Beeman opens in an exhibition titled “Heavy Water.” Save the date (Oct 20th) for an artist’s talk and walkthrough. Also opening is “The flowers must all fade and the fruits must decay,” a solo exhibition by Dan Barry. On view: October 4 – 27, 2019; Art Party: 8-11pm; La Luz de Jesus Gallery, 4633 Hollywood Blvd., LA, 90027; https://laluzdejesus.com

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October 5, 2019:
Enjoy a performance art piece by legendary artist Barbara T Smith. Known for her transgressive performances in the 1970s, artist Smith drew largely from her inner life, evaluating what it was to be a woman within a patriarchal society at the time. Event begins: 2pm; Marciano Art Foundation, 4357 Wilshire Blvd., LA, 90010; https://marcianoartfoundation.org/

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October 5, 2019:

California Art League presents its 2019 Gold Medal Exhibit titled “Motion,” juried by Laura Wambsgans at the San Fernando Valley Arts & Cultural Center, Enjoy live jazz music by the Gary Wicks Duo. On view: October 1 – October 26, 2019; Art Party: 3-5 pm; San Fernando Valley Arts & Cultural Center, 18312 W Oxnard St, Tarzana, CA 91356; https://www.californiaartleague.org/

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October 5, 2019:
Paris Texas Los Angeles hosts an artist reception for “Macro Dynamics,” a solo presentation of the latest body of work by Buckley. The exhibition includes painting, sculpture, woodcuts, and ceramics. Tonight’s opening will feature an immersive dance performance in the gallery entitled Being Human Being. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to the performance as space is limited. On view: October 5, – October 9, 2019; Art Party: 6-9pm performance: 7pm; Paris Texas Los Angeles, 1932 S Santa Fe Avenue, LA, 90021; https://www.paristexas.la/

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October 5, 2019:

LA Artcore Brewery Annex celebrates the art of Jimmy Centeno in a solo exhibition titled “SOMOS SUR.” The solo show features a playful and serious installation inspired by La Escuela del Sur “The school of The South,” where by means of rescued objects, a language of self-determination arises by giving shape to sculptures, assemblages and mixed media works. On view: October 3 – 27, 2019; Art Party: 6-8pm; LA Artcore Brewery Annex, 650A South Avenue 21 LA, 90031; http://www.laartcore.org

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October 5, 2019:
Anonymous Productions presents “Rick Thinks He’s Slick,” a one night only Pop Up Showcase/Estate Sale; RSVP HERE – or email circulationprojects@gmail.com; Arabella’s, 111 W 7th Street #R2 Los Angeles, CA 90014; https://www.arabellas.org/; http://Circulation-projects.myshopify.com

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October 5, 2019:
Annenberg Space for Photography presents “W|ALLS: Defend, Divide, and the Divine.”
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Ripple Effect, 2009, Baoli in Amer, Jaipur, India by Ami Vitale; © Ami Vitale, Photo courtesy of Annenberg Space for Photography

The group exhibition is a historical look at civilization’s relationship with barriers, both real and imagined. For centuries, across diverse civilizations, walls have been central to human history. This exhibit explores the various aspects of walls artistic, social, political, and historical in six sections: Delineation, Defense, Deterrent, The Divine, Decoration, and The Invisible. On view: October 5, 2019 – December 29, 2019; Art Party:7-9pm; Annenberg Space for Photography, 2000 Avenue of the Stars, LA, 90067; __fg_link_17____fg_link_18__================================

October 5, 2019:
KP PROJECTS presents a solo exhibition of new paintings by Los Angeles based artist Johnny ‘KMNDZ’ Rodriguez. KMNDZ paints from memory and experience. His compositions are reflective visual narrations filled with vibrant imagery of birds, houses, diffused weapons, and delicate ornamentation suspended within the natural world. On view: October 5 – November 2, 2019; RSVP essential to RSVP@kpprojects.net; Art Party: 7-10pm; KP Projects Gallery, 633 N. La Brea Ave., LA, 90036; __fg_link_19__
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October 5, 2019:
In the Rampart District (near downtown)…Gabba Gallery throws an art party for four solo exhibitions by Joey Feldman, Emek, Luke Martin, and Zeb Love. Curated by Jason Ostro and Elena Jacobson. In addition to original artwork, a collection of new, limited edition fine art prints by all four artists will be released earlier the same day. On view: October 5 – 26, 2019; Print Release Event 1-4PM; Art Party 7-11pm; Gabba Gallery, 3126 Beverly Blvd, LA, 90057; __fg_link_20__

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October 6, 2019:
Keystone Art Space presents “Golden Hour,” a two-person exhibition featuring works by Los Angeles-based artists Chelsea Dean and Kyla Hansen. Building on their mutual fascination with patterned, architectural anomalies and deteriorating desert exteriors, in Golden Hour Dean and Hansen shift their focus to the visually rich and precarious domestic interiors of those structures and spaces. Alongside individual mixed-media works is an evolving, collaborative installation made of collaged found objects that highlight overlapping interests and influences that the artists share. On view: October 6 – 20, 2019; Event runs: 1-4pm; Keystone Art Space, 338 S. Ave 16, LA, 90031; __fg_link_21__

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October 6, 2019:
LA Artcore presents Lydia Takeshita Legacy Exhibits “Max Coppeta: FLUXUS” curated by Cynthia Penna. On view: October 3 – 27, 2019; Art Party: 3-5pm; LA Artcore at Union Center for the Arts, 120 Judge John Aiso St. Los Angeles, CA 90012; __fg_link_22__

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October 10, 2019:
Forest Lawn Museum Director James Fishburne’s inaugural exhibition as museum director marks the Grand Reopening of the newly remodeled Forest Lawn Museum.
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Chen Ming, 200 feet above Grand Park, 2016. Inkjet digital print. Courtesy of the artist

Science and technology meet art and beauty in this exhibition, which traces the history of aerial photography. The exhibition brings together nearly 150 images along with video, satellite models, and drones from preeminent collections. It includes photographs from Forest Lawn Museum’s permanent collection that have never been displayed publicly as well as images from NASA and works by contemporary artists Lane Barden, David Maisel, Chen Ming, Jenny Odell, and Erwan Rivault. On view: October 10, 2019 March 8, 2019; Art Party: 5-8pm; 1712 Glendale Avenue, Glendale, 91205; https://forestlawn.com/exhibits-and-events/museum/

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October 10, 2019:
Head to dnj Gallery to enjoy a night of music, and storytelling. Daniel Cainer performs Gefilte Fish & Chips. Daniel Cainer’s ever-evolving one-man show of unique stories and songs is smart, funny and timely. His deeply moving tales about his family and observational comedy are entertaining with brilliant rhyming and wordplay, great musicianship and haunting tunes. A fourth generation British Jew, Cainer shares his sense of identity via a musical exploration of his ancestral roots. His performance is distinguished by a clever and original use of language and a talent for bringing characters to vivid life. Cainer is honest, edgy, touching and unpredictable! $20 suggested cash contribution at the door; Just 50 seats, so RSVP ASAP! RSVP required office@dnjgallery.net or 310.315.3551; Thursday, October 10, 2019; 7:30pm; dnj Gallery 3015 Ocean Park Blvd., Santa Monica 90404; https://www.dancainer.com; http://www.dnjgallery.net/

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October 11, 2019:
ACCA Gallery Beverly Hills presents “Tribute to Eight Influencers” by Brayden Bugazzi. This exhibition pays tribute to Audrey Hepburn, Basquiat, Chanel, Frida Kahlo, Karl Lagerfeld, Liechtenstein, Napoleon and Robin Williams. Find out more about this exhibition, on the Event Feature (on the Upcoming Events Page – under the Features Drop-down); On view: October 11 – November 1, 2019; CLICK HERE to RSVP to the FREE artist reception; Art Party: 7:00pm – 10:00pm; ACCA, 468 North Camden Drive, Beverly Hills, 90210; https://www.artistscorner.us/; https://braydenart.com/

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October 12, 2019:

Chimento Contemporary invites art lovers to attend a ‘Slowdown and Look’ in the galleries and exhibition walk through with artist, Pamela Smith Hudson. Slowdown and look in the galleries at 1 p.m. Led by Alicia Vogl, Saenz, Museum Educator at LACMA; Please r.s.v.p. to info@chimentocontemporary.com On view: September 7 – October 19, 2019; 1pm (slow down…) and 2pm (talk); Chimento Contemporary, 4480 West Adams Blvd., LA, 90016; https://chimentocontemporary.net

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October 12, 2019:
Near Culver City…An art talk takes place in conjunction with “Symbolic Gestures” currently on view at Castelli Art Space. The group exhibition features works by Mark Acetelli, Don Davis, Emily Halpern, Jill Joy, Bruce Rubenstein, Ann Schwartz, and Bill Sherwood. On view: September 28 – October 19, 2019; Art talk: 3-4;30pm – gallery stays open until 6pm; Castelli Art Space, 5428 West Washington Blvd., LA, 90016; https://www.castelliartspace.com/

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October 13, 2019:
dnj Gallery hosts an artist Talk with Karen Amy Finkel Fishof and Ryan Linke. Find out more about this exhibition on the Event Feature. Read my Argonaut Newspaper article about Karen’s exhibition. Please RSVP to office@dnjgallery.net or 310.315.3551; Art talk: 11:30am; dnj Gallery 3015 Ocean Park Blvd., Santa Monica 90404; http://www.dnjgallery.net/ 

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October 19, 2019:
Experience Lou Stoumen’s “Naked Eye” at dnj Gallery. The film screening and conversation is free and open to the public. This takes place in conjunction with its current exhibition “New York, New York” by Lou Stoumen; For more info about the exhibition visit the Event Feature. To attend the event, please RSVP to office@dnjgallery.net or call 310.315.3551; Event runs: 1-3p; dnj Gallery 3015 Ocean Park Blvd., Santa Monica 90404; http://www.dnjgallery.net/ 

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October 19, 2019:
bG Gallery continues its newly-incepted residency at Bergamot Station with “Portal,” a show that asks the viewer open their mind, and be lifted toward fantastical realms, surrealist fantasies, and mystical manifestations of transcendent transmissions from a series of artists–known and unknown.
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There will be a group exhibit opening and preview for awards ceremony at 6pm; On view: October 19 – November 2, 2019; Art Party: 6-9pm; bG Gallery, Bergamot Station, 2525 Michigan Ave. #A2, Santa Monica, CA 90404;  http://www.santamonica.bgartdealings.com/

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October 19, 2019:
In Culver City….”Fun House” curated by Courtney Rackley opens at Fabrik Gallery on October 19, 2019. The group show features Betsy Enzensberger, Chelsea Boxwell, Hugh Kretschmer, Linda Sue Price, Stacie Krajchir-Tom, Francisco Del Mar, Gary Adler, Courtney Rackley, Ruby Arden Campbell. On view: October 15 – 22, 2019; Art Party: 6-9pm; Fabrik Projects, 2636 S. La Cienega Blvd, LA, 90034; See FB Event Page.

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October 19, 2019:
Near Culver City…Enjoy a closing reception for Symbolic Gestures” at Castelli Art Space. The group exhibition features artworks by Mark Acetelli, Don Davis, Emily Halpern, Jill Joy, Bruce Rubenstein, Ann Schwartz, and Bill Sherwood. Art Party: 6-9pm; Castelli Art Space, 5428 West Washington Blvd., LA, 90016; https://www.castelliartspace.com/

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October 20, 2019:
Shoshana Wayne Gallery presents Russell Crotty’s new paintings. The exhibition features an extensive body of work produced over the past four years, along with a selection of rare, seminal ballpoint pen drawings on paper-coated suspended globes. On view: October 20 – December 21, 2019; Art Party: 3 – 5pm; Shoshana Wayne Gallery, 4835 W. Jefferson Blvd. LA, 90016; https://shoshanawayne.com/

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October 20, 2019:
Keystone Art Space holds a a closing reception for “Golden Hour,” a two-person
exhibition featuring works by Los Angeles-based artists Chelsea Dean and Kyla Hansen. Event runs: 1-4pm
; Keystone Art Space, 338 S. Ave 16, LA, 90031; https://www.keystoneartspace.com/

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October 25, 2019:
Head to the Annenberg Community Beach House…Adults are invited to the first-ever sunset swim with a spooky twist!! Wind down from the week and enjoy the heated pool on the beach. 18 and over, please! $10 Adult • $5 Senior Adult (60+) • Walk-up passes only. Event runs: 6-9pm; Annenberg Community Beach House, 415 Pacific Coast Highway, Santa Monica, CA, 90402; https://www.annenbergbeachhouse.com/

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October 26, 2019:
Jason Vass offers an opening reception for “Frontiers,” an exhibition of works by Tadashi Moriyama & Rachael Pease. 
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The artwork created by Moriyama and Pease reflects painstaking attention to detail and complex designs. Both artists have developed their intricate visual vocabularies organically out of their daily lives, where they are from, and the world around them. On view: October 26 – December 7, 2019; RSVP on the FB Event Page. Art Party: 5-8pm; Jason Vass, 1452 E. Sixth St. LA, 90021; http://jasonvass.com/;