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.
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.
Richard Erlich, Anatomia Digitale, through October 10, Craig Krull Gallery, Bergamot Station, 310.828.6410.
Emma Ferreira: Exposed, through October 24, Frank Pictures Gallery, Bergamot Station, 310.828.0211.
Cornelia Ford & Gabriel Fernandez, through October 10, Schomberg Gallery, Bergamot Station, 310.453.5757.
Margaret W. Gallegos, Freely Constrained, Barely Contained, through October 10, FIG Gallery, Bergamot Station, 310.829.0345.
The Golden Graves of Ancient Vani, through October 5, The Getty Villa, 17985 PCH, PP, 310.440.7300.
Nicole Gordon: Saligia, through November 8, Lois Lambert Gallery, Bergamot Station, 310.829.6990.
Fielden Harper, Sue Keane, through October 3, TAG Gallery, 2903 Santa Monica Blvd., 310.829.0655.
Veronica Kellndorfer, Private Utopias, through November 7, Christopher Grimes Gallery, 916 Colorado Ave., 310.587.3373.
Tony Marsh, through October 3, Frank Lloyd Gallery, Bergamot Station, 310.264.3866.
Dan Mills: US Future States: An Atlas of Global Imperialism, through November 7, Sherry Frumkin Gallery, 3026 Airport Ave., 310.397.7493.
John Montich, abstract photography, through October 9, SMC Emeritus Art Gallery, 1227 2nd St, 310.434.4306.
Gwynn Murrill: Early Wood Sculpture, through October 24, Pete & Susan Barrett Art Gallery, SMC Performing Arts Center, 1310 11th St., 310.434.3434.
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.
Project Room: Nicole Cherubini, through December 5, Project Room 2: Kim Schoenstadt/ Rita McBride, Tell Me Something Good, through December 5, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Bergamot Station, smmoa.org.
Allen Ruppersberg: You and Me or the Art of Give and Take, through December 19, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Bergamot Station, smmoa,org.
Shock and Awe, exhibit of paintings by Joshua Marotta, David Salvador, Gus Hernandez, and Ben Andreassen, through October 14, Blue Seven Gallery, 3129 Pico Blvd., 310.449.1444.
Thirty-Six by Twenty-Seven, Stories of Santa Monica Beach, through September 30, Annenberg Community Beach House, 415 PCH, 310.458.3850.
The Valentine-Adelson Collection, through October 4, Hammer Museum, 10899 Wilshire Blvd., LA, 310.443.7016.