The Bible Illuminated: R. Crumb’s Book of Genesis, through February 7, 2010, Hammer Museum, 10899 Wilshire Blvd., LA, 310.443.7016.
The Chimaera of Arezzo, sculpture, through February 8, 2010, The Getty Villa, 17985 PCH, PP, 310.440.7300.
Celebrate Ballona, photography by David Jordan Williams, through November 30, closing reception November 30, 6-8pm, Special Projects Room, 18th Street Arts Center, 1629 18th St., 310.453.3711.
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.
Ned Evans, Inside the Prism, through January 2, William Turner Gallery, Bergamot Station, 310.453.0909.
Frank Gohlke, Early Landscapes, through December 31, Gallery Luisotti, Bergamot Station, 310.453.0043.
Grass Roots: African Origins of an American Art, exhibit of basketmaking, through January 10, 2010, Fowler Museum at UCLA, WW, 310.825.4361.
Shannon Hansen, Handbroken, through January 3, Lois Lambert Gallery, Bergamot Station, 310.829.6990.
Phillip Hyde Retrospective: 58 Years in the Wilderness, through December 11, SMC Photo Gallery, Drescher Hall, 1900 Pico Blvd., 310.434.4289.
Images for Human Rights: Student Voices, through March 14, 2010, Skirball Cultural Center, 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., LA, 310.440.4500.
Sally Lamb: Light and Shadow, through December 16, Schomburg Gallery, Bergamot Station, 310.453.5757.
Mad Scientist, art by Casandra Tondro, through November 29, Rose Café, 220 Rose Ave., Venice, 310.399.0711.
John Petrey, Costume Party, through January 3, Lois Lambert Gallery, Bergamot Station, 310.829.6990.
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.
Tiffany Trenda, Specular, through January 7, Frank Pictures Gallery, Bergamot Station, 310.828.0211.
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.
Tom Wudl, Specimens from the Flowerbank World, through December 31, LA Louver, 45 N. Venice Blvd., Venice, 310.822.4955.