Capturing Nature’s Beauty: Three Centuries of French Landscapes, through November 1, Getty Center, 1200 Getty Center Dr., LA, 310.440.7300.
The Chimaera of Arezzo, sculpture, through February 8, 2010, The Getty Villa, 17985 PCH, PP, 310.440.7300.
John Clendening, Susan McKay Krieser, Della Rolle, reception October 17, 5-8pm, through October 31, TAG Gallery, 2903 Santa Monica Blvd., 310.829.9556.
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, through December 6, Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art, Pepperdine University, 24255 PCH, Malibu, 310.506.4851.
Emma Ferreira: Exposed, through October 24, Frank Pictures Gallery, Bergamot Station, 310.828.0211.
Nicole Gordon: Saligia, through November 8, Lois Lambert Gallery, Bergamot Station, 310.829.6990.
Grass Roots: African Origins of an American Art, exhibit of basketmaking, through January 10, 2010, Fowler Museum at UCLA, WW, 310.825.4361.
Eric Johnson, Recent Works, through October 17, William Turner Gallery, Bergamot Station, 310.453.0909.
Veronica Kellndorfer, Private Utopias, through November 7, Christopher Grimes Gallery, 916 Colorado Ave., 310.587.3373.
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 16, 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.
Gwynn Murill: Maquettes, small scale sculptures, through November 7, LA Louver Gallery, 45 N. Venice Blvd., Venice, 310.822.4955.
Photo Exhibit, SMC Alumni, A Global Presence, through October 30, Photo Gallery, Drescher Hall, SMC, 1900 Pico Blvd., 310.434.4289.
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.
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.
Milton Rogavin, Buffalo, through October 31, Gallery Luisotti, Bergamot Station, 310.453.0043.
Allen Ruppersberg: You and Me or the Art of Give and Take, through December 19, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Bergamot Station, smmoa,org.
Small Wonders, exhibit of small art works by Susan Lomino, John Brunnick and Rebecca Andrews, reception 5-8pm, through October 25, Topanga Canyon Gallery, 120 N. Topanga Canyon Blvd. #109, Topanga, 310.455.7909.