Don’t forget to check our Upcoming Events Page….there are still some FREE concerts happening here in LA.

In Santa Monica…

hFri 9.6 haleflyeraleARTS S P A C E celebrates the work of Aubrey Studebaker and Gerry Hall.

Peruse accessibly priced work while enjoying white wine and freshly popped popcorn. The show will run through September 18th.

Aubrey Studebaker’s acrylic canvases capture idealized moments of commonplace occurrences that can be found in everyday scenes or in awe-inspiring landscapes.

Gerry Hall creates living and breathing images of the local Santa Monica bay and neighboring areas.

On view: Sept 6th – Sept 18th

What: Opening reception
Where: haleARTS S P A C E, 2443 Main St., Santa Monica, CA 90405
When: 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Phone: 310-314-8038
Website: www.halearts.com

Then in Venice…First Fridays on Abbot Kinney is still around…on a slow simmer. https://www.facebook.com/firstfridayvenice

In Beverly Hills…

WU 9.6 Gagosian CecilyBrownGagosian Beverly Hills presents a major exhibition of recent paintings by Cecily Brown.

See image: Cecily Brown, Be Nice to the Big Blue Sea, 2012, oil on linen, 109 x 171 inches (276.9 x 434.3 cm) © Courtesy of the Artist and Gagosian Gallery – Beverly Hillser

This is Brown’s first show in Los Angeles in ten years, following an exhibition of related work in New York earlier this year.

Also opening tonight is a solo show featuring Roe Ethridge
On view: September 6th – October 12th

What: Opening reception
Where: Gagosian Gallery – Beverly Hills, 456 N. Camden Dr. Beverly Hills, 90210
When: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Phone: 310.271.9400
Website: http://www.gagosian.com/

In the Miracle Mile area…

Fri-9.6 LAAA WarrenKeatingLos Angeles Art Association presents POP ÜBER ALLES, an all-media exploration of Pop Art tropes in contemporary art practice. The exhibition is juried by Timothy Potts, Director of the J. Paul Getty Museum.

In addition to POP ÜBER ALLES, LAAA will feature solo exhibitions by artists Jodi Bonassi, Warren Keating (See image) and Olga Lah.

On view: Sept 6th – Oct 4th

What: Opening reception
Where: Gallery 825 – 825 N. La Cienega Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90069
When: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Phone: 310.652.8272
Website: http://laaa.org

ACME (6150 Wilshire Blvd.) holds an art party from 7-9 pm. http://www.acmelosangeles.com 

Or in Culver City…from 7-10 pm, pop by POPgallery (3505 Helms Ave.) for a group show and reception http://thepopstudio.com/gallery/

Another one in Culver City…

WU Fri 9.6 ArcanaBksARCANA: BOOKS ON THE ARTS hosts a book signing reception and slide show presentation for “Never Built Los Angeles” featuring Mr. Lubell & Mr. Goldin!

“Never Built Los Angeles,” published by Metropolis Books, explores the “what if” Los Angeles, investigating the values and untapped potential of a city still in search of itself.

What: Book signing and reception
Where: ARCANA: BOOKS ON THE ARTS, 8675 Washington Blvd., Culver City, 90232
When: 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Website: http://www.arcanabooks.com/

Or in Silverlake…La Luz de Jesus Gallery, 4633 Hollywood Blvd. hosts a fun art party for “Beer is Art” from 8-11pm. Check their website for details http://www.laluzdejesus.com