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Arabian Knights, photographs by Wouter Deruytter, Johnny Robertson’s paintings, and Roxa Smith’s new gouache paintings, George Billis Gallery, 2716 S. La Cienega Blvd., Los Angeles, through May 7, (310) 838-3687.
Blue McRight: Morandi’s Lawn, and Kota Ezawa: On Photography, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Bergamot Station, through May 14, (310) 586-6488.
Collaboration and Identity, paintings by Rachelle Mark and Susan Weinberg, BGH Gallery, Bergamot Station, through May 22.
The Dastardly Ficus and Other Comedic Tales of Woe and Misery, through May 15, Celebration Theatre, 7051B Santa Monica Blvd. in Hollywood. For Tickets, please call 818-765-8732 Ext. 14. www.interactla.org.
Dead Air, paintings and drawings by Alex Donis, Clayton Campbell, Christine Moria, Blair Trethowan and Valerie Chanceaulme, Crazy Space, 18th Street Arts Center, through April 30, (310) 453-1755.
*Einstein, a groundbreaking collaboration with 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 20th century, The Skirball Cultural Center, 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles, through May 29, 2005, (310) 440-4500.
Carlos Estrada-Vega, between 12 and 5,000 paintings, d.e.n., 6023 Washington Blvd., Culver City, through April 30, (310) 559-3023.
Patricia Chidlaw’s “On Blue Highways,” Terrence Rogers Fine Art, 1231 Fifth Street, through May 7, (310) 394-4999.
Richard Gate’s “Fafrotskies,” Ruth Bachofner Gallery, through May 21, Bergamot Station, (310) 829-3300.
Kusum Harchandrai’s “Box of Truffles,” and Joan Vaupen’s “Shelf Life,” in the West gallery, and Dorothy Anderson’s “Back and Forth,” The Artists Gallery, through May 21, 2903 Santa Monica Blvd., (310) 829-9556.
Patti Heid’s “New Work: Beaded Paintings,” and Paul Botello’s “Energy Allegories,” Patricia Correia Gallery, Bergamot Station, through June 4, (310) 264-1760.
David Holmes’ “Flying Trucks and Ferris Wheels, and Anselmo Swan’s “Recent Works,” Keller & Greene Contemporary Fine Art, through May 21, 158 N. LaBrea Ave., (323) 525-1576.
Japanese Death Poem, by D.T. Arcieri, through May 22, Theatre 40, 241 Moreno Drive, (323) 876-0227.
Groves of Gold, California Fruit Box Labels, California Heritage Museum, 2612 Main St., through August 14, (310) 392-8537.
George Herms: Hot Set, the last show curated by Walter Hopps, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Bergamot Station, through May 14, (310) 586-6488.
Tomas Kubinek’s Certified Lunatic and Master of the Impossible, one-man show, Skirball Cultural Center, 7 p.m., 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd, L.A., (866) 468-3399.
Rachel Lachowicz’ first solo exhibition, Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Bergamot Station, through May 7, (310) 453-7535.
Life Bound Bronze and Oil, with artists Daniel Rotblatt and Charisse Abellana, Topanga Canyon Gallery, 120 N. Topanga Canyon Blvd., through May 7, (310) 455-7909.
My Back Pages, recent works by Vincent Rames, Sixteen: One, 2116 Pico Blvd., Unit B, through May 8, (310) 450-4394.
Night People features jazz photography by Ron Javorsky, through April 30, Schomburg Gallery, Bergamot Station, (310) 453-5757.
One Hundred Seasons, new works by Tiffany Bozic, BLK/MRKT Gallery, 6009 Washington Blvd., through May 7, (310) 837-1989.
Portraits from the Belly of the Whale, by Michael Garlington, Stephen Cohen Gallery, 7358 Beverly Blvd., L.A., through May 7, www.stephencohengallery.com.
Private Drama, figurative paintings, circa 1930 – 2005, group show, through May 2, Obsolete, 222 Main Street, Venice, (310) 399-0024.
Raymond Saunders’ eighth solo exhibit, Hunsaker/Schlesinger Fine Art, Bergamot Station, through May 28, (310) 828-1133.
Sanity Devices: Paintings by David L. Forbes, and The Insanity Principle: Paintings by Linda Carmella Sibio, Track 16 Gallery, Bergamot Station, through June 11, (310) 264-4678.
Thing: New Sculpture from Los Angeles, featuring 20 up-and-coming, Los Angeles based artists, Hammer Museum, 10899 Wilshire Blvd., L.A., through June 5, (310) 443-7056.
Time to Pause (The Program), new works by Poor Al, through May 14, Walled City, 309 West 7th Street, San Pedro, (310) 985-9714.
Tomorrow’s Masters, group exhibition featuring works by four young painters whose styles range from pure abstract to photo realism. Through June 11. M. Hanks Gallery, 3008 Main Street.
Fred Williams: The Later Landscapes , 1975 – 1981, LA Louver Gallery, 45 N. Venice Blvd., through May 14, (310) 822-4955.