In Santa Monica….the Rose Gallery at Bergamot Statin (2525 Michigan Ave G-6), hosts an opening reception for artist Tomoko Sawada from 6-8 pm.

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Jaxon Home and Victoria Richter celebrate the launch of and the Fall 2013 Collection with live music, cocktails, appetizers and vintage arcade games.

You MUST RSVP….Be sure to mention LA ART Party, to ensure entrance.

What: Launch Party
Where: 8884 Venice Blvd., LA
When: 6-8 pm
Phone: 310-860-0806

Or in Culver City…

Arcana: Books on the Arts hosts a book signing and reception for Ricky Swallow: Bronzes. Come meet the artist and share a glass of wine.

RicThurs 9.26 swallowc374fd6ky Swallow is known for intricately and attentively crafted sculptural works, often combining contemporary imagery with art historical references, and the traditional notion of nature morte. His current bronze works extend this practice while reflecting the more recent influences of twentieth century design, studio ceramics and the inventiveness of folk art.

What: Book signing and reception
Where: ARCANA: BOOKS ON THE ARTS, 8675 Washington Blvd., Culver City, 90232
When: 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

OThurs 9.26 colettestandish SurrealAbstract2r in West Hollywood….

BOA Gallery celebrates the work of artist Colette Standish is an English painter and photographer.

The artist explains her work and upcoming show. “I have always worked in between the realms of the abstract and the figurative. With these paintings, I wanted to show the application and the workings of both on the same plane.”

What: Opening reception,
Where: BOA Gallery, 607 W. Knoll Drive, West Hollywood, CA 90069
When: 7:00 pm – late
Phone: 310 948 5500

In Hollywood…

Boushin Gallery hosts an opening reception for a group show entitled “Beautiful Maladies.”

Thurs 9.26 BoushinGalleryBeauty is in the eye of the beholder. Each artist in the show will express to their audience their individual conception of beauty. A subjective and controversial topic, get ready for philosophical and artistic debate, because every artist and every viewer will surely have something to say!

Nicolette Spear • Arix • Teod Tomlinson • Tim Desoto • Alexander and Chris Couto • Shoghi Castel De Oro • Jesse Jacobellis • Amber Adcock • Madness 2012

There is an admission of $10.00. 

What: Opening reception
Where: Boshin Gallery, 1621 N Cahuenga Blvd, LA 90028
When: 8:00