Welcome to LAArtParty’s new format – Every other week, we will NOW list all events on this PAGE. Look for our FIRST Half list of ALL events and our LAST HALF list of ALL events (coming soon).

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January 3, 2020:
In the Silverlake area…La Luz de Jesus Gallery presents “I Saw You Post About It,” a group exhibition curated by Matthew Gardocki. Artists include: Isabella Cancino, Alex Graham, Mayon Hanania, Carmen McNall, Sea Monster, and Patty Spyrakos. On view: January 3 – Feb 2, 2020; Art Party: 8-11pm; La Luz de Jesus Gallery, 4633 Hollywood Blvd., LA, 90027; https://laluzdejesus.com/

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January 4, 2020:
At Bergamot Station, 2525 Michigan Avenue…bG Gallery (A-2) throws an art party for “Lady Liberty: Unshackled.” This exhibition, by the octogenarian Santa Monica artist Sara Taft, explores the little- known relationship between Lady Liberty and the black soldiers who fought in the Civil War, Lady Liberty’s ancient roots and her legacy for today. Art Party: 5-8pm; 

While you are at Bergamot…stop in early (before 5 pm)….Skidmore Contemporary Art celebrates 2020 with an ongoing revolving exhibition featuring New Works by Gallery Artists. CLICK HERE for more info, or go to the Featured Art Parties / Events drop-down, on the Upcoming Page. On view: January 4, – March 28, 2020; There is no official opening for this exhibition, but you can visit the gallery Tuesday thru Sunday from 9-5pm. Skidmore Contemporary Art, Bergamot, 2525 Michigan Avenue, B-4, Santa Monica, CA 90404; 310-828-5070; http://www.skidmorecontemporaryart.com

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January 4, 2020:
Uncorked Wine Festivals is back with the fifth annual Uncorked: LA wine fest! Enjoy over 200 wines and champagnes from wineries across the globe, live entertainment in every room, gourmet food trucks, a custom photo booth and more! 
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Admission ranges from $65-$80 (GA/VIP) per person; CLICK HERE for more info; CLICK HERE to purchase; E vent runs; 5:00pm – 9:00pm; Union Station Los Angeles, 800 N Alameda St., LA, 90012; https://uncorkedwinefestivals.com/

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January 4, 2020:
“Project XV: New Perspectives on Photography” open at the Los Angeles Center of Photography. Fifteen Southern California photographic artists share their uniquely personal bodies of work in the group exhibition. Artists include: Andy House, Beth Dubber, Carissa Dorson, Elisa Haber, etc. CLICK HERE to RSVP to the FREE event. On view: January 4 – February 2, 2020; Art Party: 5-8pm; LACP, 5566 W. Washington Blvd. in Mid City Los Angeles; https://lacphoto.org/


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January 4, 2020:
In the Mid Wilshire area…TAG Gallery hosts its 3rd annual LA Open Exhibition for 2020! Artworks have been selected by juror Juri Koll, founder of Venice Institute of Contemporary Art (ViCA). This juried exhibition aims to serve as a gateway for a diverse range of artists in the greater Los Angeles area to display their artworks on Museum Row, home to four major Los Angeles museums. On view: January 2 – January 17, 2020; Art Party: 5-8pm; TAG Gallery, 5458 Wilshire Blvd., LA, 90036; https://www.taggallery.net

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January 4, 2020:

Steve Turner presents “Jesse Pollock: The Garden of England and “Lydia Blakeley: Hospitality.” Art Party: 6-8pm;; Steve Turner, 6830 Santa Monica Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90038; http://steveturner.la/

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January 4, 2020:
Downtown…Several openings take place at the Bendix Building (1206 Maple Ave, LA, 90015).
515: “Rococo Sunshine,” Vahid Sharifian, 7-9pm;
Tiger Strikes Asteroid Los Angeles (#523), HIGH BEAMS, group show, 7-10pm;
Track 16 (#1005), “Watch me Make you Disappear,” Kathleen Henderson 7-10pm;

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January 5, 2020:
Parrasch Heijnen is pleased to present an artist reception for “Peter Alexander,” a correlative selection of the artist’s recent sculpture and wall relief work in conversation with his sea and landscape paintings dating from 1989 – 2019. On view: January 7 – February 1, 2020; Event runs: 1-3pm; Parrasch Heijnen Gallery, 1326 S. Boyle Avenue, LA, 90023; https://www.parraschheijnen.com/

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January 9, 2020:
Downtown…The Broad celebrates the art of poetry with “The Logic of Poetry and Dreams – Houman Sarshar.”
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Shirin Neshat, Offered Eyes, 1993; photo courtesy of The Broad; Shirin Neshat, Untitled (Women of Allah), 1996; photo courtesy of The Broad

The event takes place in conjunction with “Shirin Neshat: I Will Greet the Sun Again,” the poets will reflect on Neshat’s works. Read more about this FEATURED Event HERE (on the Performances drop-down of the Upcoming Page). Or read a review of the exhibiton HERE by one of our staff. Event runs: 7- 7:30pm; The Broad 221 S. Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90012; https://www.thebroad.org

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January 10, 2020:
Mr Musichead Gallery presents a World Premiere Exhibition featuring rare & unseen “Elvis Presley photographs from 1955 – 1957,” curated by Sam Milgrom. Art Party: 7-10pm; Admission is $39 per person for entry; CLICK HERE to purchase tickets; Includes live music, appetizers and cocktails; Mr Musichead Gallery, 7420 W Sunset Blvd.,LA 90046; https://www.mrmusichead.com/

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January 11, 2020:
Also in Santa Monica…Bergamot Stations offers some art parties. 
bG Gallery (Suite A2), Sculpture Mediations,” Gloria Stroock-Stern, 4-7pm
Lois Lambert Gallery (E-3), “Gratitude” Hillary Gruenberg, 6-9pm

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January 11, 2020:
Downtown…Vielmetter Los Angeles premieres the gallery’s first exhibition with Los Angeles based portrait painter John Sonsini. Comprised of full-length figures, bust portraits, and still lifes, the exhibition, Cowboy Stories & New Paintings, centers on the theme of cowboys living in Mid City Los Angeles. On view: January 11 – February 22, 2020; Art Party: 4:00 – 6:00 pm; Vielmetter Los Angeles, 1700 S Santa Fe Ave, LA, 90021; https://vielmetter.com/

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January 11, 2020:
dnj Gallery celebrates “The Path of Darryl Curran: from the 1960s – the present (and the Origins of Conceptual Photography).”
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CLICK HERE for more info, or go to the Featured Art Parties / Events, on the Upcoming Page. On view: January 11– February 29, 2020; Art Party: 4-6pm; dnj Gallery, 3015 Ocean Park Boulevard, Santa Monica, CA 90405; 310.315.3551; http://dnjgallery.net

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January 11, 2020:
In Hollywood…Regen Projects holds an opening for a solo exhibition by renowned artist Anish Kapoor. Since the 1980s Kapoor’s ambitious practice has continuously expanded the limits of sculptural form by investigating scale, volume, color, and materiality. With this exhibition, the artist’s sixth solo presentation following his gallery debut in 1992, Kapoor brings together a selection of new mirror works that challenge optical perception and phenomenological experience through experiments in shape and form. On view: January 11 – February 16, 2020; Art Party: 6-8pm; Regen Projects, 6750 Santa Monica Blvd., LA 90038; http://www.regenprojects.com/

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January 11, 2020:
Culver City hosts several openings tonight…Thinkspace Gallery celebrates 15 years. 72 artists are taking part in this historic exhibition, each creating work on custom wood panels provided by Trekell Art Supplies. On view January 11 through January 25, 2020; Art Party: 6-9pm; Thinkspace Gallery, 6009 Washington Blvd., Culver City, 90232; https://thinkspaceprojects.com/

Additional Culver City openings (on LA Cienega)
Philip Martin Gallery (2712 S. La Cienega Blvd) new paintings by Los Angeles-based artist Kristy Luck, 6-8pm

Luis de Jesus Los Angeles (2685 S La Cienega Blvd) Margie Livingston, “The Earth is a Brush”; Miyoshi Barosh (In collaboration with Night Gallery and The Pit), 5-8pm
AE2 – Anat Ebgi’s annex gallery (2680 S La Cienega Blvd.),
Amie Dicke, “ONE-LINER”  6-8pm;

Anat Ebgi (2660 S La Cienega Blvd., LA 90034) Jibade-Khalil Huffman, “You Don’t Have To Say You Love Me” 6-8pm;
walter maciel gallery (2642 s. la cienega blvd.), 
Lezley Saar,“A Conjuring of Conjurors,” 6-8pm;

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January 11, 2020:
Downtown, in Chinatown…Tierra Del Sol Gallery presents the solo exhibition of artist John Maull, a Los Angeles County native who has participated in the studios of Tierra Del Sol since 2005. CLICK HERE for more info, or go to the Featured Art Parties / Events drop-down, on the Upcoming Page.
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John Maull, Untitled (15), Mixed Media, ND, 18 x 24″

Art Party 6-9pm; Tierra Del Sol Gallery, 945 Chung King Road, LA, 90012; http://tierradelsolgallery.org

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January 11, 2020:
François Ghebaly presents “Thieves of Time,” a solo exhibition of new paintings by Romanian artist Marius Bercea. On view: January 4 – February 2, 2020; Art Party: 6-9pm; François Ghebaly, 2245 E. Washington Blvd., LA 90021; http://ghebaly.com/

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January 11, 2020:
C Gallery Fine Art throws an art party for “The Art of the Masquerade,” by Sergio Boldrin. This special Mardi Gras event will feature music by Sea Funk. CLICK HERE for more info, or go to the Featured Art Parties / Events, on the Upcoming Page. Art Party: 6-9pm; C Gallery Fine Art, 441 E. Broadway, Long Beach, 90802; https://cgalleryfineart.com/

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January 11, 2020:
In West Arlington Heights, Ochi Projects offers two exhibitions…”Windows,” a solo-exhibition of Los Angeles-based artist Nick McPhail, and “Hard Concept, Soft Material,” a group exhibition of works by Areli Arellano, Rachel Apthorp, and Sean-Kierre Lyons, curated by Rakeem Cunningham. On view: January 11 – February 15, 2020; Art Party: 6:00-9:00 pm; Ochi Projects, 3301 W Washington Blvd., LA 90018; https://www.ochiprojects.com/

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January 11, 2020:
Nearby in the West Adams area…Lowell Ryan Projects celebrates “This & That,” the first solo exhibition in Los Angeles by California artist John Millei in ten years. The exhibition features new paintings that bridge formalism and implied figures. Rendered in sweeping brushstrokes and reduced to a few economic gestures, viewers can discern faces and hands in the large-scale paintings. On view: January 11 – February 22, 2020; Art Party: 7-9pm; Lowell Ryan Projects, 4851 West Adams Blvd., LA 90016; 
https://www.lowellryanprojects.com/

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January 11, 2020:
Downtown…Mash Gallery opens 2020 with “Don’t Repeat. Don’t Repeat.” This fully immersive exhibition celebrates to the highest degree the definition of juxtaposition. A solo exhibition, featuring a collection of oil paintings by artist C von Hassett, curated by Amanda Brown of The Resin Collection and MASH gallery owner, Haleh Mashian. On view: January 11 – February 1, 2020; Art Party: 7pm-10pm; CLICK HERE to RSVP for this FREE event; Mash Gallery, 1325 Palmetto Street, Suite 130, LA, 90013;  https://www.mashgallery.com/

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