la Beast held an opening reception for Chimera, an exhibition of ten artists exploring the power of illusion, fable, and belief on May 6, 2023. The exhibition will remain on view through June 10, 2023.


Curated by la Beast gallery co-founder Roxana Eslamieh, the exhibition features paintings, works on paper, and sculptures. Artists include: Maria Bang Espersen, Helia Chitsazan, Hea-Mi Kim, Shizuka Kusayanagi, Nathaniel Kyung Smith, Saxon JJ Quinn, Amy Silver, Michael Norton, Amy MacKay, and Se Oh.

Fantasy becomes entangled with reality when the ephemera of their devoted practices align, exposing the vast skeletal structure of humankind’s most profound stories.

On view: May 6, 2023 – June 10, 2023

What: Chimera, Group Exhibition
Where: la BEAST gallery, 831 Cypress Ave., LA 90065