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The Asian Poster, through July 23, The recent Asian graphic design explosion fueled by China’s boom economy and with the independence of Hong Kong, featuring Colan Ho, Benny Au, Huang Yang, and the Luo Brothers. Track 16 Gallery, Bergamot Station, or refer to gallery website at www.track16.com.
Anne M. Bray’s “From the Garden,” The Artists’ Gallery, 2903 Santa Monica Blvd., through July 16, (310) 829-9556.
Patty Chang: Shangri-La, Fiona Tan: Correction through October 16, Hammer Museum, 10899 Wilshire Blvd. Gallery talks free with Museum admissions, (310) 443-7000.
City of Angels, recent work of the Echo Park Film Center, a compilation of 19 films produced by teenage students of the center, The Skirball Cultural Center, through August 14, 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., (310) 440-4500.
Collected Recordings, an exhibition of sex artists whose work is derived from recordings, collectings, and cumulations of those basic parts of life easily unnoticed or disregarded, d.e.n. Contemporary Art, 6023 Washington Blvd., through August 20, (310) 559-3023.
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.
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.
Curtis Hoekzema’s Recent Work, through July 30, First Independent Gallery Contemporary Art, Bergamot Station, (310) 829-0345.
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.
Tom Lieber’s “Paintings,” and Julius Shulman’s “Death Valley,” Craig Krull Gallery, through August 6, Bergamot Station, (310) 828-6410.
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.
Oliver Michaels, New Video Works, Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Bergamot Station, through July 30, (310) 453-1595.
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.
Udo Noger’s New Paintings, and Soojung Park’s new work, Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Bergamot Station, through July 9, (310) 829-330.
The Play Between, curated Lee Kwan Hun / organized by Andrewshire Gallery, through July 30th, Arena 1, 3026 Airport Ave., (310) 397-7456.
Prints by the Masters, lithographs, linocuts, serigraphs and etchings by various artists, M. Hanks Gallery, 3008 Main Street, through August 20, (310) 392-8820.
Rogue Wave ‘05 – Nineteen Artists from Los Angeles – First and Second Floor Galleries, an exhibition of work by nineteen artists that aims to capture the spirit and vitality of the new art currently being made in Los Angeles, through September 3, LA Louver, 45 N. Venice Blvd. Venice, (310) 822-4955.
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.
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.