A Jewish Portrait Gallery, a group show provoking questions of
seeing and looking, A Shenere Velt Gallery, The Workmen’s Circle/Arbeter
Ring, 1525 S. Robertson, through March 4, (310) 552-2007.
African Gothic, through February 20, Elephant Theatre, 6322 Santa
Monica Blvd. (between Vine & Cahuenga), (323) 960-7740 or
Americans in Kodachrome, by artist Guy Stricherz, Rose|Gallery,
through February 22, Bergamot Station, (310) 264-8440.
Art Hysterical, paintings by Jeff Gillette DiRT Gallery, 7906 Santa
Monica Blvd., #218, West Hollywood, (323) 822-9359.
The Arts and Crafts Movement in Europe and America, 1880 – 1920:
Design for the Modern World, on view at LACMA, through April 3, 5905
Wilshire Blvd., (323) 857-6522.
Bajos las Gotas, work by Marcelo Pombo, Christopher Grimes Gallery,
through February 26, 916 Colorado Blvd., (310) 587-3373.
Black Belt A look at the fascination with Bruce Lee, kung fu and
Eastern martial arts imagery and the intersection of African-American
and Asian-American cultures from the 1970s and ’80s through the works
of 19 contemporary American artists. , Santa Monica Museum of Art,
2525 Michigan Ave. Building G1, Santa Monica Through Feb 12, 2005, $3,
Celestial Nights: Visions of an Ancient Land, more than 30 compelling
works by American photographer Neil Folberg, Skirball Cultural Center,
through January 30, 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., (310) 440-4500.
Marilyn Charleston, on view at Blue Seven Gallery, through February
28, 3129 Pico Blvd., (310) 449-1444.
Corpse, a comic thriller by Gerald Moon, Long Beach Playhouse Studio
Theatre, 5021 East Anaheim Street, through March 12, (562) 494-1014.
Russell Crotty’s second solo exhibition, through March 5, Shoshana
Wayne Gallery, (310) 453-7535.
Della Rolle, Femme Fantasies, Kirk Carter, Lines and Light, and George
Small, The Naked Studio Recent Work, The Artists’ Gallery, 2903 Santa
Monica Blvd., through February 26, (310) 829-9556.
Ephemeral Pleasures, new work by Cindy Craig, Hunsaker/Schlesinger
Fine Art, Bergamot Station, through February 12, (310) 828-1133.
*Einstein, a groundbreaking collaboration with the Caltech and the J.
Paul Getty Trust and USC, the most comprehensive presentation ever
mounted on the life and theories of the greatest scientist of the
twentieth century. The Skirball Cultural Center, through May 29, 2005,
James Fee’s Isochrone, Carlos Almaraz’ Paintings and Pastels from the
Artist’s Estate, Craig Krull Gallery, through February 19, Bergamot
Station, (310) 828-6410.
Groundwork, and a celebration of the inauguration of d.e.n.
contemporary art, 6023 Washington Blvd., through February 26, (310)
Kenny Harris: Sacred Light / Common Space, through February 26,
Terrence Rogers Fine Art, 1231 Fifth Street, (310) 394-4999.
LaFoto Gallery presents: The Light All Around – A photographic journey
through the cultures, foliage and wildlife of Irian Jaya, Ghana, Kenya
and Tanzania, through February 19th, 806 Pico Blvd, Santa (310)
David Levinthal’s Dirty Little Secrets, an photographic exhibit,
through March 6th, Cartelle Gallery, 310 Washington Blvd., #119, (310)
Lines and Light, black and white photographs by Kirk Greeno Carter,
The Artist Gallery 2903 Santa Monica Blvd., through February 26, (310)
Lost but Found: Assemblage, Collage and Sculpture, 1920-2002,
showcases nearly 60 assemblages, collages, readymades and sculptures
by 30 artists from the Norton Simon Museum’s extensive collection of
modern and contemporary art, and explores the myriad ways artists take
nontraditional art materials and discarded objects from everyday life
and transform them into works of art. Through March 28, 2005. Norton
Simon Museum, 411 West Colorado Boulevard, Pasadena.
Original Photography by Daniel C. Whitmore, in association with Andrea
Lawrence Institute for Mountains and Rivers, BGH Gallery, Bergamot
Station, through February 8, (310) 315-9502.
Quiet Time, work by Barbara Drucker, Robin McCauley, Diane Katsiaficas,
and Masako Takahashi, 18th Street Arts Center, 1639 18th Street,
through April 8, (310) 453-3711.
Vita Peterson’s Contradiction: Late Show/Recent Works, reflecting work
by the Pollock-influenced artist, through February 19, MB Fine Art,
612 North Almont Drive, (310) 550-0050.
Angus Macfadyen “In the Raw,” 1828 Broadway, Suite A. (310) 453-5100.
Night Light, photographs by Mark Dornfelt, Universal Art Gallery,
through February 20, 2001 Lincoln Blvd., Venice, (310) 302-8909.
Scape Routes, oil paintings by Santa Monica artist Elena Allen,
through Schomburg Gallery, Bergamot Station, 310-453-5757.
Spring Through Winter, Schindler House, through February 20, MAK
Center for Art & Architecture, Admission $5, free hours are Friday
afternoons, (323) 651-1510.
Mariangeles Soto-Diaz – Levity in Detail and David Kapp’s New
Paintings, Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Bergamot Station, through February
19, (310) 829-3300.
Thing: New Sculpture from Los Angeles, featuring 20 up-and-coming, Los
Angeles based artists, Hammer Museum, through June 5, 10899 Wilshire
Time/Space, Gravity, and Light, an exhibition of digital art and
multimedia installations at the Skirball Cultural Center, 2701 N.
Sepulveda Blvd., through February 27, (310) 440-4544.
Taming of the Elements, Topanga Canyon Gallery, 120 N. Topanga Cyn.,
Suite 109, Topanga, (310) 455-7909.
Tree, a group exhibit featuring the photography of Robert Adams, Lewis Baltz, Judy Fiskin, Rodney Graham, Simone Niewg, John Pfahl, Mark
Ruwedel, Arthur Tress, Catherine Wagner, and Henry Wessel, and others,
Gallery Luisotti, Bergamot Station, through March 5, (310) 453-0043.
Unpredictable Dialogue, a group show curated by Elena Mary Siff, Sam
Francis Gallery, Crossroads School for the Arts and Science, through
February 11, 2nd Floor, Peter Boxenbaum Arts Building, 1714
Twenty-First Street, (310) 829-7391, ext. 425.