Thurs 11.8 LandMsIn Venice…

L & M ARTS exhibits new work by Los Angeles based artist Monica Majoli. This will be the artist’s first gallery presentation in her hometown. Themes of absence, projection, attachment and temporality have informed Majoli’s work over the past 20 years. Across shifts in subject matter and materiality, her paintings often instigate voyeurism or triangulation with the viewer through the visual reenactment

What: Opening Reception
Where: 660 South Venice Blvd., Venice, CA 90291
When: 6:00pm- 8:00pm
Phone: 310-821-6400


There’s always Culver City…

Join THE WHOLE 9 GALLERY for an exhibition featuring visions of peace from 500 artists from 30 countries and breathe a sigh of relief after the election. Complimentary appetizers will be served.

What: Post Election Peace-In
Where: 3830 Main St., Culver City, CA 90232
When: 6:00pm- 9:00pm
Phone: 310-836-4600


Thurs 11.8 Annenberg JuliaSchwartz-punctuation-dash-2012Then in Santa Monica…

The Annenberg Beach House presents Caesura, a group show curated by Maya Lujan and featuring the work of Doni Silver Simons, Julia Schwartz (see image), Aleve Mei Loh, Melinda Smith Altschuler, and Om Navon Bleicher.

“A Caesura is a pause or gesture used to emphasize the formal metrical construction of a line.”

On view: November 8th – February 8

What: Opening Reception, Caesura
Where: Annenberg Community Beach House, Event House Gallery
When: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Cost: Free admission, parking $4/per hour


Or take advantage of the Downtown Art Walk….It takes place every 2nd Thursday of the month. Be sure to check theirMy website….

LOS ANGELES CENTER FOR DIGITAL ART will be Exhibiting “ACS” Cambridge based Artist and Nobel Laureate Wally Gilbert’s recent works: studies in black and white, color images on LED lightboxes, optical art abstracts, and new videos.

On view: November 8th- December 1st

What: Opening Reception
Where: 102 West Fifth St., Los Angeles, CA 90013
When: 7:00pm- 9:00pm
Phone: 323-646-9427


Also downtown….

Thurs 11.8 jinhosong pyoPYO GALLERY will host an exhibition for the Korean American Museum, a celestial space, a posthumous exhibition of works by painter Jin Ho Song.

The exhibition commemorates the late Korean American artist Jin Ho Song, and publicly examines for the first time the work of an artist who viewed painting as a journey to the divine. This debut exhibition showcases a selected range of his work, from somber and cryptic large-scale pieces with oil paint mixed with tar, to others characterized by furious brushwork and vibrantly pigmented colors.

On view: November 8, 2012  –January 5, 2012

What: Opening reception, Jin Ho Song
Where: 1100 S. Hope Street, Suite 105, Los Angeles, CA 90015
When: 6:00pm- 8:00pm
Phone: 213-405-1488