Martiros Adalian, Awakenings, Chris Mason, On and Off the Wall, through September 6, Lois Lambert Gallery, Bergamot Station, 310.829.6990.
Animal Instinct, art exhibit about animals, through September 5, Topanga Canyon Gallery, 120 N. Topanga Canyon Blvd., Pine Tree Circle #109, 310.455.7909.
Capturing Nature’s Beauty: Three Centuries of French Landscapes, through November 1, Getty Center, 1200 Getty Center Dr., LA, 310.440.7300.
Cast In Bronze, French Sculpture from Renaissance to Revolution, through September 27, Getty Center, 1200 Getty Center Dr., LA, 310.440.7360.
The Chimaera of Arezzo, sculpture, through February 8, 2010, The Getty Villa, 17985 PCH, PP, 310.440.7300.
Color Form, art by Betty Gold, through September 16, Gebert Gallery, 1345 Abbot Kinney Blvd., Venice, 310.450.9897.
Stephen Courtney, Affair in the Garden, exhibit of fine art furnishings, continues indefinitely, James Coleman Gallery, 1431 Ocean Ave., 310.393.7436.
Elements of Nature: Selections from the Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation, reception September 18, 6-8pm, through December 6, Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art, Pepperdine University, 24255 PCH, Malibu, 310.506.4851
Fresh from Paris, fashion photography exhibit, through September 7, ArtLab, 1410 Montana Ave., 310.394.5200 and LuxeLab, 1408 Montana Ave., 310.255.9900.
The Golden Graves of Ancient Vani, through October 5, The Getty Villa, 17985 PCH, PP, 310.440.7300.
John Montich, abstract photography, through October 9, SMC Emeritus Art Gallery, 1227 2nd St, 310.434.4306.
Paintings by Carolyn Fernandez, through September 30, SemiPrecious Gallery, 1028 Montana Ave., 310.899.0910.
Pictures of the Year International, exhibit of prize-winning photojournalism, through November 2, Annenberg Space for Photography, 2000 Avenue of the Stars, LA, 213.403.3000.
Post-American LA, exhibit of artists who question the scope of American influence, through September 26, 18th Street Arts Center, 1639 18th St, 310.453.4347.
Santa Monica Pier Photo Exhibition, contemporary photos by Alan Walker, through September 9, Fireside Room, First United Methodist Church, 1008 11th St., 310.393.8258.
Rogue Wave, work by emerging artists, through September 19, LA Louver Gallery, 45 North Venice Boulevard, Venice, 310.822.4955.
Owen Schmidt, Footprints on Air, through September 8, Frank Pictures Gallery, Bergamot Station, 310.828.0211.
Thirty-Six by Twenty-Seven, Stories of Santa Monica Beach, through September 30, Annenberg Community Beach House, 415 PCH, 310.458.3850.
2009 Summer Exhibition, through September 5, FIG Gallery, Bergamot Station, 310.829.0345.
The Valentine-Adelson Collection, through October 4, Hammer Museum, 10899 Wilshire Blvd., LA, 310.443.7016.