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The Asian Poster, through July 23. The recent Asian graphic design explosion fueled by China’s boom economy, along with the independence of Hong Kong, like Colan Ho, Benny Au, Huang Yang, and the Luo Brothers. Track 16 Gallery, Bergamot Station, or refer to gallery website at www.track16.com.
Esther Bubley, an exhibition of black and white images created by one of the true pioneers of photojournalism, through July 2. Stephen Cohen Gallery, Bergamot Station, 7358 Beverly Boulevard and is open Tuesday – Saturday from 11a.m. to 5 p.m. and by appointment.
Anne M. Bray’s “From the Garden,” The Artists’ Gallery, 2903 Santa Monica Blvd., through July 16, (310) 829-9556.
COLLAPSE? – How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed. The exhibit journeys through time and place-from a serene, present-day campground in Montana, complete with bright red Winnebago, to the stoic remains of a Maya temple- to explore the links between environments and societies, asking why some civilizations decline while others flourish. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, 900 Exposition Blvd., Los Angeles – Through January 2006. Free for members. Regular admission $9 for adults, $6.50 for children. Advanced tickets available at www.ticketweb.com. (213) 763-DINO. www.nhm.org.
Landscape in Flux, photographs of Bernd and Hilla Becher, Joachim Brohm, Heinrich Riebesehl, Wilhelm Schurmann and Michael Schmidt, Gallery Luisotti, Bergamot Station, through July 2, (310) 453-0043.
Flesh / Dirt / Planets, new paintings by Michael Napper, and Leyla Cardenas’ “Project Room Installation, d.e.n., 6023 Washington Blvd., through June 25, (310) 559-3023.
Tom Dudzicka’s “Over the Tavern” at the Playhouse Studio Theatre, through July 23, Long Beach Playhouse Studio Theatre
5021 East Anaheim Street, (562) 494-1014.
Wayne Healy and Linda Vallejo, new work, Patricia Correia Gallery, Bergamot Station, through July 30, (310) 264-1760.
Roger Herman’s “Pots,” Jill Bonovitz’ “Penetrable Vessels.” Santa Monica Museum of Art, through August 13, Bergamot Station, G1, 2525 Michigan Avenue. SMMoA is open Tuesday through Saturday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., closed Sunday, Monday, and all legal holidays. For further information about exhibitions and educational programming, please call 310 586-6488 or visit www.smmoa.org.
Groves of Gold, California Fruit Box Labels, California Heritage Museum, 2612 Main St., through August 14, (310) 392-8537.
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.
David Lyle, new paintings, and Erika Kohr, Portland glass artist, and Josh Dorman’s mixed-media paintings, George Billis Gallery, 2716 S. La Cienega Blvd., through July 30, (310) 838-3685.
Moments, photographs by Lyndie Benson, Edgemar Center for the Arts, a non profit state of the art two theater and art gallery complex, 2437 Main Street, (310) 576-7517.
More Photos from the Archives, celebrating 16th birthday of the gallery, Highways Gallery, 18th Street Arts Center, through June 30, 1639 18th Street, (310) 453-1755.
Udo Noger’s New Paintings, and Soojung Park’s new work, Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Bergamot Station, through July 9, (310) 829-330.
Per Kirkeby: Paintings 2004 – 2005 and Tony Berlant’s Night Bloom, LA Louver Gallery, through June 18, 45 N. Venice Blvd., (310) 822-4955.
Prints by the Masters, lithographs, linocuts, serigraphs and etchings by various artists, M. Hanks Gallery, 3008 Main Street, through August 20, (310) 392-8820.
Sand in Your Pants, an exhibit of photographs, paintings, assemblages inspired by the local scenery, Blue Seven Gallery, through July 23, 3129 Pico Blvd., (310) 449-1444.
Shades of Time, the Extended Family of Shelley Adler, The Workmen’s Circle/Arbeter Ring, 1525 S. Robertson Blvd., through July 1, (310) 552-2007.
SMC Emeritus College Juried Student Show, Natural Impressions,” located on the first floor of Emeritus College, 1227 Second St. in downtown Santa Monica, through August 19. Parking is available next door in Santa Monica Public Parking Structure No. 2. Emeritus College is SMC’s widely praised program, founded 30 years ago, that serves about 3,500 older adults with 150 classes and special programs. (310) 434-4306 or visit www.smc.edu/emeritus.
Triumph of Terror Exhibit of Paintings at Ruskin Group Theatre, 3000 Airport Drive at Santa Monica Airport. through July 30. Shows are at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 5 p.m. Sundays. (310) 397-3244 or go to http://www.ruskingrouptheatre.com.
Nigel Waymouth’s “Art in Heaven,” Keller & Greene, through July 9, 158 N. LaBrea Ave., (323) 525-1576.