Events by Region

Santa Monica | Venice

35 Year Anniversary Show

Robert Berman Gallery

September 13 through December 20, 2014

Robert Berman Gallery has been around for thirty-five years, though it didn't have so much space back when it started. It's filling all three of its Bergamont Station spaces with art by characters like Nick Agid, Dennis Hopper, William Burroughs, Mr. Fish and RETNA.


Daniel Faust and Fabrice Hyber: Without End

Varola at the Pacific Design Center

September 18 through January 2, 2015

Daniel Faust is presenting photographs of objects in "reality" museums like music hall of fames or wax museums (he's taken over 7,000 such photos). His longtime friend Fabrice Hyber is showing a life-size boy mannequin and a children’s swing set with s silicon penis built into the swing. 

Culver City

Canan Tolon: LIKE

Von Lintel Gallery

October 25 through January 10, 2015

Canan Tolon makes urban landscapes that initially look like stripy abstractions. She's engaging viewers "in the game of seeking recognizable imagery," her gallery says.

Chinatown | Downtown

Andy Warhol: Shadows

MOCA Grand Avenue

September 20 through February 2, 2015

Shadows, a "monumental painting" by Warhol, has 120 parts, all based on photos the artist took of shadows in his studio. "Andy Warhol's Shadows are the line between the American dream and the American death," says MOCA director Phillip Vergne (meaning they're about both glamour and darkness).

LA Other | Eastside

San Diego

Orange County

Santa Barbara

Contemporary/Modern: Selections from the Permanent Collection

Santa Barbara Museum of Art

August 31 through January 4, 2015

The museum is showing work from its collection that dates back to the 1950s (e.g., Helen Frankenthaler) and reaches forward to now (e.g., Josiah McElheny). The idea is to underscore "an ongoing and dynamic dialogue" between then and now.


Pasadena | Inland Empire

Petrochemical America: Project Room

Pomona College Museum of Art

September 2 through December 19, 2014

Photographer Richard Misrach and landscape architect Kate Orff got together to explore “Cancer Alley,” an industrialized stretch of the Mississippi Corridor between Baton Rouge and New Orleans. Misrach took dramatic photographs. Orff made some drawings and infographics.