Celebrate thNov17 18 GreenFestivalFlyere second year of Green Festival Los Angeles. This year’s event offers renowned speakers, celebrated ashtanga teacher Shiva Rea, and the largest green holiday marketplace.

LA Art Party has FREE tix…just go to link below and put in this PROMO code LAART12


Again, this is good for two weekend passes, which can be redeemed at WILL CALL at Green Festival on November 17th and 18th  with printed confirmation.

See Upcoming Page for full details on this event. Tickets are $10.00 UNLESS YOU use LA Art Party’s PROMO code and you’ll receive two FREE tickets.  See ya there!

What: The Green Festival
Where: Los Angeles Convention Center, Kentia Hall: 1201 South Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, CA 90015
When: Saturday, Nov 17th  10:00 am – 7:00 pm;
Website: http://www.greenfestivals.org/

In Westchester…Ben Maltz Gallery at Otis (9045 Lincoln) holds an opening from 2-5pm http://www.otis.edu/benmaltzgallery;  Or in Century City…Annenberg Space for Photography, there’s an all day (11am-9pm) opening. see their site http://www.annenbergspaceforphotography.org

BergamotStationlogo copyBergamot Station (2525 Michigan Ave.)  in Santa Monica host severlal tonight..

Frank Lloyd Gallery (B-5) hosts an opening from 5-7pm, http://www.franklloyd.com;

FIGSat 11.17.12 FIG presents Claire Chene, “Mapping”. In her latest work, the idea of mapping leads to aerial views of bustling city grids and desert vistas. These are paintings of electric vibrancy, pulsing traffic, swirling skies and blowing dust, gentle cherry blossoms and concrete jungles.

On view: November 17th – December 22nd

What: Opening reception, Claire Chene “Mapping”
Where: 2525 Michigan ave., G-6 Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, CA 90404
When: 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Phone: (310) 829-0345
Website: www.figgallery.com

LoiSat Nov17 LoisLambeg HillaryGruenbergs Lambert Gallery will host a group exhibition by artists Hillary Gruenberg “works on paper,” Carol Coates, ” Momentum” and Sarah Steinberg “Forests.”

The Project Room features artist Joanne Jaffe latest exhibition “Shrines and Offerings.” This series is inspired by Jaffe’s interest in ethnic and exotic architecture.

What: Opening reception, Hillary Gruenberg, Carol Coates, Sarah Steinberg, Joanne Jaffe
Where: Bergamot Station, 2525 Michigan Ave., E3, Santa Monica, CA 90404
When: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Phone: (310) 829- 6990
Website: www.loislambertgallery.com

AlsoSat Nov3 KM RebeccaRipple in Santa Monica…

gallery km holds an artist talk with Los Angeles-based artist Rebecca Ripple. She will discuss her current show licking yellow frog.

The exhibition consists of large and medium scaled sculpture installed from ceiling, floor and wall, as well as drawings and process-pieces that act as instigators for Ripple’s sculptural conversations. Materials used include acrylic, aluminum, vinyl, tape, plastic, wood, hair, linoleum and florescent light.

On view: November 17th – December 8th

What: Artist talk: Rebecca Ripple “licking yellow fog”
Where: 2903 Santa Monica Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90404
When: 4 pm
Phone: (310) 828-1912
Website: www.gallerykmla.com


Sat-11.17 LALouverOr head to Venice….

L.A. Louver will hold a reception for artist Enrique Martinez Celaya, “The Hunt’s Will”.

On view: November 17th – January 5, 2013

What: Artist Reception, Enrique Martinez Celaya “The Hunt’s Will”
Where: 45 N. Venice Blvd., Venice, CA 90291
When: 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Phone: (310) 822-4955
Website: www.lalouver.com

Cave gallery (1109 AK) has one from 7-9pm too.

George Billis Gallery will exhibit the gallery’s second solo show of Danny Heller’s realist
paintings “Future Perfect”. The exhibition features Danny Heller’s paintings of Los Angeles

Also on viewSat 11.17 GeorgeBillisDannyHeller BeforetheStorm is the work of artist Chris Stott. This is the gallery’s second exhibition of paintings by Chris Stott.

On view: November 17th – January 5, 2013

What: Opening reception, Danny Heller, Chris Stott
Where: 2716 S. La Cienega Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90029
When: 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Phone: (310) 838-3685
Website: http://www.georgebillis.com


George Lawson Gallery holds an opening reception for artists Masaru Kurose, Ward Schumaker.

Sat-11.17 GeorgeLawson m kurose la15Japan based artist Masuru Kurose was trained as an architect and continues his exploration of oil paint on clear vinyl, an industrial material that belies the tradition and antecedent of his stretched supports.

Also be inspired by the painted objects of Ward Schumaker, which are selections from a series of polychromed constructions…he refers to as his Dumb Boxes.

On view: November 14th – December 22nd

What: Opening Reception, Paper
Where: George Lawson Gallery, 8564 Washington Blvd., LA 90232
When: 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Phone: 310.837.6900
Website: http://www.georgelawsongallery.com

In the Miracle Mile area….

AlsoWU Sat-10.18JackRutberg RuschaPR150 at Jack Rutberg Fine Arts, there’s a wonderful exhibition opening, entitled “LETTERS FROM LOS ANGELES” Text in Southern California Art which is co-curated with Aldis Browne.

Artists featured include: Lita Albuquerque, John Baldessari, Bill Barminski, Wallace Berman, Hans Burkhardt, Mark X Farina, Jud Fine, Llyn Foulkes, Raul Guerrero. George Herms. Dennis Hopper, Ed Kienholz. Barbara Kruger, Lynn Hanson, Charles LaBelle Mark Licari, David Allan Peters, Paulin Paris, Raymond Pettibon, Ken Price, Bruce, Richards, Ed Ruscha, Tom Wudl and more.

What: The Art of Summer: Contemporary and Modern Works, A Group Exhibition
Where: Jack Rutberg Fine Arts, 357 N. La Brea Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90036
When: 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Phone: 323 938-5222
Website: http://www.jackrutbergfinearts.com/

Also nearby…from 6-8 pm…three more for you…Steve Turner Contemporary (6026 Wilshire) holds a reception, http://www.steveturnercontemporary.com; Edward Cella Art + Architecture, 6018 Wilshire Blvd., http://www.edwardcella.com/; and Michael Kohn Gallery (8071 Beverly Blvd), http://www.kohngallery.com/;

TheWU Sat MerryKarnowskyn continue south on La Brea…

Merry Karnowsky Gallery will host “Make it Dark,” the latest solo-exhibition by Mercedes Helnwein.

With this evocative collection of works Helnwein presents us with a bizarre Film Noir inspired world of midnight creeping, invisible pain and loss of love.

On view: November 17th- December 29th

What: Opening reception, Mercedes Helwein “Make it Dark”
Where: (Art 170 Bldg. ) 170 S. La Brea Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90036
When: 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Phone: (323) 933-4408

Website: www.mkgallery.com