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September 12, 2019:
Downtown…Celebrate the opening of two new exhibitions at GDCA in conjunction with the Downtown Art Walk. “Autumn” is a group show featuring Painting, Photography, Mixed Media and Sculpture. Also opening…a solo exhibition titled “Fusion by Jane Marshall. On view: September 5th – 30th, 2019; Art Party: 6-10pm; GDCA Gallery, 727 S. Spring Street, (between 7th & 8th Streets), Los Angeles, 90014; http://GDCAgallery.com

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September 13, 2019:
Kohn Gallery presents “The Tears of Things,” an exhibition of new work by Los Angeles-based artist Enrique Martínez Celaya. It is the first exhibition of Martínez Celaya’s work at the gallery, and simultaneously marks his first exhibition in Los Angeles in four years and his first in the U.S. in two years, following recent projects in London, Havana, Stockholm, and Berlin. Art Party: 6-8pm; Kohn Gallery, 1227 North Highland Ave., LA, 90038; https://www.kohngallery.com

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September 14, 2019:
TarFest takes place today at the La Brea Tar Pits. Each year LAUNCH LA presents this Free one-day-only festival open to all ages. Enjoy live music, art, installations, djs from KCRW and more. See the website for additional details. Event runs: 12pm – 7pm; La Brea Tar Pits, 5801 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90036; https://launchla.org/tarfest-festival/2019/

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September 14, 2019:

Downtown…Hauser & Wirth Los Angeles hosts a public opening to celebrate two talented artists – Charles Gaines, and Philip Guston.

This is Hauser & Wirth’s first exhibition with the American artist and revered Los Angeles educator. Gaines will unveil new grid works that focus on native trees from Palm Canyon, Gaines employs his singular ‘systems’ – methods he has engaged for over four decades to challenge subjectivity and direct personal experience.
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Charles Gaines, Numbers and Trees: Palm Canyon, Palm Trees Series 2, Tree #1, Cahuilla (Detail), 2019 © Charles Gaines. Photo: Fredrik Nilsen

‘Resilience: Philip Guston in 1971’ is the first solo Los Angeles exhibition in over half a century dedicated to American artist Philip Guston. The exhibition sheds light on a pivotal year that launched Guston into the final prolific decade of his career, during which he painted what are now celebrated as some of the most important works of art of the 20th Century. On view: Art Party: 3-7pm; Hauser & Wirth Los Angeles, 901 East 3rd Street, LA, 90013; https://www.hauserwirth.com


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September 14, 2019:
In the Mid-Wilshire area…Enjoy an artist walkthrough at TAG Gallery in conjunction with its three solo exhibitions, currently on view…”Cosmic Dream” by Sunny Kim, “Looking East” by Ernie Marjoram, and “Tumbleweed” by Marion Wood. On view: August 27 – September 19, 2019; Artist Walkthrough: 3pm; TAG Gallery, 5458 Wilshire Blvd., LA, 90036; https://www.taggallery.net/

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September 14, 2019
In Santa Monica…18th Street Arts Center and Highways Performance Space celebrates forty years of EZTV…The anniversary event is produced by Kate Crash & Nina Rota. The evening will offer an opening reception, artist open studios, and a video screening of the Road Film, curated by Paul Pescador and Maura Brewer. Event runs: 5-10pm; Artist Open Studios open from 5–8pm; video screening – 7pm; EZTV 40 Years and Counting celebration in the Main Gallery, Highways Performance Space: 8 – 10pm; 18th Street Arts Center, 1639 18th Street, SM, 90404; https://18thstreet.org/

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September 14, 2019:

Also in Santa Monica, at Bergamot Station…Gallery Luisotti is pleased to announce its first group exhibition in its new space at Bergamot Station, B2. Titled “Inside/Outside,” the exhibition brings together three artists that exemplify the gallery’s program: Joachim Brohm, Shirley Irons, and Catherine Wagner. On view: thru October 19, 2019; Art Party 6-8pm; Gallery Luisotti, Suite B2, Bergamot Station, 2525 Michigan Ave., SM; https://galleryluisotti.com/

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September 14, 2019:
Also at Bergamot…Enjoy the work of two artists, Ana María Hernando (from Colorado) and Tadeo Muleiro (from Buenos Aires, Argentina) curated by Marisa Caichiolo at Building Bridges Art Exchange (BBAX). Art Party: 6-9pm; BBAX, F2, Bergamot Station, 2525 Michigan Ave., SM; https://www.buildingbridgesartexchange.org/

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September 14, 2019:
In Beverly Hills…M+B offers a new exhibition titled “Cannibal Valley,”  by Daniel Boccato and Loup Sarion, the artists’ first exhibition with the gallery and in Los Angeles. Also opening …”Unmasked,” an exhibition of new paintings by Trude Viken. On view: September 14 – November 9, 2019; Art Party: 6-8pm; M+B, 612 North Almont Drive, LA, 90069; https://www.mbart.com/

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September 14, 2019:

Los Angeles Art Association throws an art Party for a group exhibition titled “Coy” at Gallery 825, “Coy” is an investigation of simplicity and modest presentation in contemporary art practice juried by Phyllis Hoffberg. Three solo exhibitions open featuring Carlos Grasso, Karen Hochman Brown and Jay Wysard. On view: September 14 – October 18, 2019; Art Party: 6-9pm; Gallery 825, 825 N. La Cienega Boulevard, LA, 90069; http://laaa.org

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September 14, 2019:
Then head South on La Cienega…to one of my favorite gallieries Blum & Poe. On the occasion of the gallery’s 25th anniversary, Blum & Poe is pleased to re-present its inaugural exhibition, Anya Gallaccio’s Stroke.
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Anya Gallaccio, Stroke, Installation view, Blum & Poe, Santa Monica, 1994

nitially exhibited in September of 1994 at Blum & Poe’s first location in Santa Monica, Stroke is a visceral installation of thick, dark chocolate painted on the gallery walls. Twenty-five years later, Gallaccio will recreate this installation in an exhibition space that mirrors the exact dimensions of the gallery in which Stroke was originally presented.

Paris-based Algerian artist Mohamed Bourouissa will also be celebrated. Pour une poignée de Dollars is his first solo exhibition in Los Angeles, and with the gallery. On view: September 14 – October 26, 2019; Art Party: 6-8pm; Blum & Poe, 2727 S. La Cienega Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90034; https://blumandpoe.com

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September 14, 2019:
Close by…Kayne Griffin Corcoran celebrates “At the Edge of Things: Baer, Corse, Martin,” an exhibition of works by three generations of American abstract artists. On view September 14 – November 2, 2019; Art Party: 1201 South La Brea Ave., LA, 90019; https://www.kaynegriffincorcoran.com/

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September 14, 2019:
In Arlington Heights area…PARK VIEW / PAUL SOTO holds an opening reception for “The Book of Fixed Stars. cryotype” featuring the art of Dylan Mira. On view: September 14 – November 9, 2019; Art Party: 6-8pm; PARK VIEW / PAUL SOTO, 2271 W. Washington Blvd., LA 90018; https://www.paulsoto.net

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September 14, 2019:
In the Rampart District…Gabba Gallery hosts four solo exhibitions featuring the art of M. Christy, Warren Jacobson, Hope Kroll, and Nicole Bruckman. Art Party: 7-11pm; Gabba Gallery, 3126 Beverly Blvd., LA, 90057; https://www.gabbagallery.com/

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September 14, 2019:
In Chinatown…Charlie James Gallery presents a group show titled “With a Little Help From My Friends,” to benefit the beloved preparator of its gallery, Bryan Chagollam was recently diagnosed with advanced stomach cancer and cannot work. On view: September 14 – October 26, 2019; Event runs 6-9pm; Charlie James Gallery, 969 Chung King Road, Los Angeles, CA 90012; https://www.cjamesgallery.com/

Also Lisa Derrick Fine Arts (961 Chung King Road) has joined the cause for Bryan….so be sure to stop in there as well from 6-9pmhttps://lisaderrick.com/

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September 14, 2019:
Tierra del Sol Gallery hosts an opening reception for Hugo Rocha. Rocha gives his audience a view into another world with his unique vision of interiors, patterns and people. 
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Hugo Rocha, Untilted (5), Illustration marker and color pencil on paper, 2018, 24 x 18 inches

Find out more about the exhibition, on the Event Feature. On view: September 14 – November 3, 2019; Art Party: 6:00pm – 9:00pm; Tierra del Sol Gallery, 945 Chung King Road, LA, 90012; https://www.tierradelsol.org

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September 14, 2019:
C Gallery Fine Art features contemporary work by the noted Los Angeles-based painter Theodore Svenningsen with his realistic style paintings from his “railroad series” featuring train cars and tracks, often set in desolate and lonely winter conditions. CLICK HERE to read more on the Event Feature (on the Upcoming Events Page). On view: September 14, 2019 – October 6, 2019; Art Party: 6-9pm C Gallery Fine Art, 441 E Broadway, Long Beach, CA 90802; http://www.cgalleryonbroadway.com

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September 15, 2019: 
TOP Ten Alert – the Upper West
welcomes a new artist, Larry Wolf from 4-7pm.

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September 15, 2019:
Santa Monica’s COAST runs across two miles of city streets, and will be closed to cars including Ocean Avenue from Wilshire Boulevard to Colorado. Anta Monica with art, music, and lots more. Event runs: 10am-4pm; For more info, CLICK HERE.

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September 15, 2019:

Downtown…as is la presents “Darryl Curran: L.A. Art Events and A Moment in Photo History.” On view: September 15 – October 26, 2019; Artist reception: Sunday September 15, 2019; Art Party: 2- 5pm; as is la, 1133 Venice Blvd, LA, 90015; (Enter on Constance Street); https://www.as-is.la/

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September 21, 22, 2019:
The Los Angeles Chocolate, Wine and Spirits Festival, sponsored by ShopSK and supporting Holiday Heroes, brings a unique experience to taste artisan chocolate, wine and spirits from around the globe, at the Glendale Civic Auditorium.
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See the Event Feature (on the Food / Wine / Beer Events drop-down of the Upcoming Events Page). Admission ranges from $25 – $65 per person; CLICK HERE to purchase tickets; Glendale Civic Auditorium, 1401 North Verdugo Road, Glendale, CA 91208; Event runs: Saturday, Sept 21, 2019, 11:00am – 5:00pm; Sunday, Sept 22, 2019, 11:00am – 5:00pm; https://chocolatewinespirits.weebly.com/

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September 21, 2019:
Samuel Freeman Gallery will reopen as Iris Project to celebrate his new home in Venice, California. The gallery has moved to a restored 1916 Craftsman house, set back from Lincoln Boulevard in the Venice Walk Streets. Iris Project presents “Harvest” featuring the art of Martin Mull as its inaugural exhibition. Read more about this exhibition, and the new gallery on the Event Feature. On View: September 21 – November 3, 2019; Grand Opening Art Party: 1-6pm; Iris Project, 953 Amoroso Place, Venice, CA 90291; https://irisproject.com

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September 21, 2019:
Downtown…GDCA hosts an artist reception for two new exhibitions “Autumn” – A group show featuring Painting, Photography, Mixed Media and Sculpture. Artists include: Angelique Antoniou, Karen Bystedt, Paul Kempe, Ty Joseph, more! Also opening…a solo exhibition titled “Fusion by Jane Marshall. On view: September 5th – 30th, 2019. Art Party: 6-10pm; GDCA Gallery, 727 S. Spring Street, (between 7th & 8th Streets), Los Angeles, 90014; http://GDCAgallery.com

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September 21, 2019:
In Santa Monica…No Free Bread Gallery celebrates the art of Vicky Steckel with an artist reception. Enjoy signature cocktails and proprietary wine provided by Ingo’s Tasty Diner and the Misfit. Art Party: 6-9; NFB, 1150 18th St., SM, 90403; https://www.nofreebreadgallery.com/

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September 27, 2019:
In Chinatown…Eastern Projects Gallery hosts an opening for a two-day pop-up exhibition. “Abstractions” is the debut solo exhibition of painter Eric Sanders, featuring a bold body of abstract paintings that drawing upon a reservoir of untapped creativity that he built up over thirty years working solely in the business world. Now retired from entrepreneurship, Sanders has made a 180º turn to devote his entire life to the arts, his original passion. Abstractions will premiere 40 abstract works on canvas along 40 digital artworks, some incorporating mixed media, and all created in an aesthetic flow specifically for this show. On View: September 27, 2019 – September 28, 2019; Art Party: 6pm – 10pm; Eastern Projects Gallery, 900 N Broadway #1090, LA, 90012; https://www.easternprojectsgallery.com

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