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, through December 6, Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art, Pepperdine University, 24255 PCH, Malibu, 310.506.4851.
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.
Lynn Hanson, Prone to Wander, through November 14, Lora Schlesinger Gallery, Bergamot Station, 310.828.1133.
Illumination, photography by Bob Poe, through November 14, Bob Poe Gallery, Bergamot Station, 310.582.2278.
Images for Human Rights: Student Voices, through March 14, 2010, Skirball Cultural Center, 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., LA, 310.440.4500.
Veronica Kellndorfer, Private Utopias, through November 7, Christopher Grimes Gallery, 916 Colorado Ave., 310.587.3373.
Lorraine Lubner, Painting, through November 14, FIG Gallery, Bergamot Station, 310.829.0345.
Mad Scientist, art by Casandra Tondro, through November 29, Rose Café, 220 Rose Ave., Venice, 310.399.0711.
Dan Mills: US Future States: An Atlas of Global Imperialism, through November 7, Sherry Frumkin Gallery, 3026 Airport Ave., 310.397.7493.
Robin Mitchell, paintings, Dan McCleary, new flower paintings and prints, through November 21, Craig Krull Gallery, Bergamot Station, 310.828.6410.
Gwynn Murill: Maquettes, small scale sculptures, through November 7, LA Louver Gallery, 45 N. Venice Blvd., Venice, 310.822.4955.
Sarah Perry, Weight of the Moon, through November 14, Lora Schlesinger Gallery, Bergamot Station, 310.828.1133.
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.
SMC Emeritus College Faculty Art Show, through December 11, Emeritus College, 1227 2nd St., 310.434.4306.
A Year in Tuscany, paintings by Dominic Cretara, through November 11, Schomburg Gallery, Bergamot Station, 310.453.5757.
Vista Santa Monica, art exhibit, through April 30, 2010, Garden Terrace Room, Annenberg Community Beach House, 415 PCH, 310. 458.8350.
Without a Car In The World, exhibit of photographs by Diane Meyers with accompanying narratives from persons who live without a car in Los Angeles, through December 11, 18th Street Arts Center, 1639 18th St., 310.453.3711.