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Bergamot Station has some fun art parties. Craig Krull Gallery, B-3 hosts an early reception from from 4-6 pm   Rosamund Felsen Gallery B-4 also will be having an opening from 5-8 pm.

Sat 7.13 MandrakeLois Lambert Gallery presents two exhibitions, “Origins” celebrating Mexican artist Miguel Milló and “Women in High Heels” featuring artist Joe Ravetz.

See image: Miguel Milló, Origins, 2011, Photography, 25.98 X 19.29 In

On view: July 13th – September 1st

What: Opening reception

Where: Lois Lambert Gallery, Bergamot Station, E-3, 2525 Michigan Ave. Santa Monica, CA 90404
When: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Gallery Luisotti holds an opening for it’s newest exhibition, “The Way We Live Now,” curated by Shirley Irons.

Sat 7.13 GalleryLuisottiTaking the title from Anthony Trollope’s 1875 satiric novel about the all-too-familiar excesses of human behavior that arises during peaks of economic prosperity, the works in “The Way We Live Now,” in their distinctly bleaker visions, suggest the impending dusk awaiting the end of every golden age.

Artists in the exhibition include David Deutsch, Jane Dickson, Barbara Ess, and Heidi Schlatter with Clover Archer, Lucia Love, Susan Willmarth, and Irons.

On view: July 13th – September 7th

What: Opening reception
Where: Gallery Luisotti, (A-2), Bergamot Station 2525 Michigan Ave. Santa Monica, 90404
When:  6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Phone: (310) 453-0043

Sat 7.13 bGgalleryOn more for you in Santa Monica…

bG Gallery hosts an openging reception tonight for “Coochie Coo.”

Exhibiting Artists: Allois, Catherine Kaleel, Carol Powell, Linda Smith, Teri Berman, Douglas Alvarez, Jordan Soliz, Desiree Fessler, Lara Salmon, Airom and more.

On view: July 13th – August 3rd

What: Opening Reception
Where: bG Gallery, 1431 Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica, Ca 90401
When: 7:30 pm-10:00 pm
Phone: 310.451.9983

One more at Duncan Miller VENICE BLVD LOCATION (10959 Venice Blvd.) host a show from 7-9 pm.

In the Miracle Mile area…

Sat 5.25 CAFAM-whiterAt The Craft & Folk Art Museum, join poet Brendan Constantine for a public reading of original new work created in response to artwork on view at CAFAM.

Poets Katharine Coles, Natalie Diaz, and Steve Ramirez will read new work in the galleries, followed by a reception.

The Art of Poetry in conjunction with This Is Not A Silent Movie: Four Contemporary Alaska Native Artists.

This program is supported by AVK Arts

**RSVP requested to**

$7.00 admission/Free for members

What: Reading/Recpetion
When: 7:00 am – 9:00 pm
Where: Craft & Folk Art Museum, 5814 Wilshire Blvd. LA, 90020
Phone: 323.937.4230

Also nearby…

Sat 7.13 LTD MakYingTung Sterilization2013strawberryltd Los Angeles hosts an opening reception for “Soft OFF (but I love it when your mouth is a little shut)” curated with Robin Peckham.

See image: Mak Ying Tung, Sterilization, 2013 strawberry dimensions variable

Artists include: Jennifer Chan, Jeremy Everett, Johan Grimonprez, Donna Huanca, Max Maslansky, Mak Ying Tung, Martin Soto Climent, Clarissa Tossin, Amalia Ulman.

On view:13 July – 19 August 2013

What: Opening reception

Where: ltd losangeles, 7561 Sunset Blvd #103, LA 90046

When: 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Phone: 323.378.6842


Sat 7.13 Acme JohnCarpenterAcme Gallery holds an opening reception for two exhibitions featuring artists John Carpenter and Brion Nuda Rosch.

See image: John Carpenter, trailers_anemone, 2013, interactive digital projection-based installation, dimensions variable

On view: July 13th – August 17th

What: Opening reception
Where: ACME, 6150 Wilshire Blvd., LA 90048
When: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Phone: 323-857-5942

WU Sat 7.13 MarcSelwynAnother one….just down the street…

Marc Selwyn Fine Art celebrates the work of artist Barry Le Va  with an opening reception.

See image: Diagrammatic Silhouette: Sculptured Activities (Choke Off), 1985 Ink on paper collage 84 x 60 inches

On view: July 13th – August 17th

What: Opening reception
Where: Marc Selwyn Fine Art, 6222 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 101, LA 90048
When: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Also close by…from 6-8pm here are a couple more openings taking place at Michael Benevento  (7578/7556 Sunset Blvd.)   Steve Turner Contemporary (6026 Wilshire Blvd)  Redling Fine Art (6757 Santa Monica Blvd.) 

In Culver City…

WordisArt JenniferseventThe Word is Art Gallery celebrates fiber artist Monika Kwiet with an opening reception for “Magical Transformations.”

Monika promises an evening filled with “magic, music, munchies and mingling.”

MWordisArt MonikaKwietonika’s love for the fiber arts started early. Many childhood hours were spent knitting and crocheting with Grandma and her Aunts. “My family jokes that I was knitting in my mother’s womb, because I was born with the umbilical cord wrapped around my arm.”

Monika also teaches classes and workshops on knitting, yarn and textile dying, as well as wet and dry needle felting.

Her textile designs have been exhibited at “The Word is ART Gallery” and Summer Studios Arts Academy and she also sells her wares at local galleries, art fairs and online..

What: Opening reception
Where: The Word is ART Gallery, 9349 Venice Blvd. Culver City 90232
When: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Phone: 310.558.0856

The Whole 9 Gallery (3830 Main St.,) holds a reception from 6-10pm.

Susanne Vielmetterr Los Angeles Projects hosts a reception for a new show featuring members of the collective, My Barbarian.

TSat 7.13 SusanneVielmetter MyBarbarian Masks01he group was founded in 2000 and includes Malik Gaines, Jade Gordon, and Alexandro Segade.

Their exhibition tonight will include video, live theatrical performance, and objects that explore feminist legacies, the symbolism of a maternal order, first loves, and the group’s personal negotiations as daughters, sons, students, teachers, and working mothers.

On view:  13th – August 24th

What: Opening reception
Where: Susanne Vielmetter Gallery, 6006 Washington Blvd., Culver City, 90232
When: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Phone: 310-837-2117

Some more for you…One that runs from 5-7pm takes place at Koplin Del Rio Gallery (6031 Washington Blvd.)  and Thinkspace (6009 Washington Blvd.), offers another one from 6-9 pm 

Sat 7.13 ProhibitionGalleryProhibition Gallery celebrates new works by multi-talented artist Duke Choi.

This collection of works embodies a blue print of the mind and the network of the collective consciousness. The artist creates multi-leveled perspectives which travel into paradigms revolving around humanity’s development as limited by gravity.

On view: July 13 – Au 24

What: Opening Reception
Where: Prohibition, 6039a Washington Blvd., Culver City, CA 90232
When: 6:00 pm- 10:00 pm
Phone: 323-743-3256

ASat 7.13 LuisdeJesus NGrenierlso in Culver City, on La Cienega….

Luis De Jesus Los Angeles holds an opening reception for a group exhibition entitled “The Road.”

Artists include: Brandon Andrews, John Chiara, Chris Engman, Hamish Fulton, Nicolas Grenier, James Hyde, Masood Kamandy , Molly Larkey, Cristóbal Lehyt, Lily Stockman, Britton Tolliver, Jonathan VanDyke, Aaron Wrinkle.

On View: July 13 – August 17

What: Artist reception
Where: Luis De Jesus Los Angeles, 2685 S. La Cienega Blvd., LA 90034
When: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Phone: 310-838-6000

More on La Cienega….Some more for you that run from 6-9 pm are: Mihai Nicodim Gallery (3143 S. La Cienega Blvd, Unit B, Entrance on Blackwelder)  David Kordansky Gallery (3143 S. La Cienega Blvd.), Unit A.  François Ghebaly Gallery (2600 La Cienega Blvd.)

Continue East past Normandie…

Sat 7.13 LuxPicPi Gallery presents “LUX,” a collaborative art opening and musical performance around the theme of LIGHT Each artist explains in his or her own words how this theme has — either literally or figuratively, influenced the pieces shown.

To honor this theme, there will be a musical performance by candlelight —- where over eight performers come together and perform acoustically in an intimate, dimly lit setting.

What: Opening reception
Where: Pi Gallery, 2665 W. Pico Blvd, LA, CA 90006
When: 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm