Jonathan LeVine Gallery in the Chelsea district of NYC kicks off the new art season with an important show this Saturday featuring new solo exhibitions from the UK’s notorious D*Face (interviewed) as well as the highly respected Mark Dean Veca (interviewed). If you are in the Big Apple this weekend, do not miss this show, as you will be laughed at by your friends if you do. Trust AM.

So much to chase after this month, with amazing shows everywhere you look. Your eye candy guide for this weekend follows after the jump.

Sat, Sept. 12th 7-9PM
Jonathan LeVine Gallery
29 West 20th Street, 9th Floor in New York City
“Ludovico Aversion Therapy” from D*Face + “As Cold As They Come” from Mark Dean Veca
(Both exhibits on view through Oct. 10th)

Camille Rose Garcia

Camille Rose Garcia

LOS ANGELES (Home to the movement):
Wed, Sept. 9th 7-10PM
Gallery 1988
7020 Melrose Ave in West Hollywood
“Inferno” featuring new works from Luke Chueh
(On view through Oct. 5th)

Thu, Sept. 10th 6-9PM
Crewest Gallery
110 Winston Street in downtown LA / 213.627.8272
“From The Streets Of Iran” group show featuring works from Iran based graffiti artists including MAD, FRZ, ICY, CK1, and SOT

Thu, Sept. 10th 7-11PM
Carmichael Gallery
1257 N. La Brea Ave in West Hollywood
“Brothers In Arms” featuring new works from The London Police in the back gallery plus “Disillusion” featuring new works from Dan Baldwin up front
(On view through Oct. 1st)

Thu, Sept. 10th
Fifty24LA Gallery
125 E. 6th Street in downtown Los Angeles
“You Don’t Have To Lie To Kick It” featuring new works from Patrick Martinez
(On view through Nov. 5th)

Fri, Sept. 11th 7-11PM
Thinkspace Gallery
4210 Santa Monica Blvd (near Sunset Junction) in Silver Lake area of Los Angeles / 323.913.3375
“Vain Remains” featuring new works from Caia Koopman and Camilla d’Errico + “New Works On Paper” featuring Lilly Piri, Fumi Nakamura and Yuka Yamaguchi in our project room + “Windows & Mirrors” from Nathan DeYoung as part of our ‘Fresh Faces’ series
(All exhibits on view through Oct. 2nd)

Sat, Sept. 12th Noon-6PM
Billy Shire Fine Arts
5790 Washington Blvd in Culver City
“SHAG Swapmeet” featuring all sorts of SHAG goodness – come early, don’t sleep and get some gems!
(Afternoon only special event)

Sat, Sept. 12th 7-10PM
Billy Shire Fine Arts
5790 Washington Blvd in Culver City
“Visionary Experiences” featuring new works from Myron Conan Dyal
(On view through Oct. 3rd)

Sat, Sept. 12th 8PM-late
“Hug Life” presented by Awesome Bears
724 S. Park View Street in Los Angeles
Featuring the art of Philip Lumbang and the sounds of DJ Diabetic and Intricate Machines
(One night only event)

Sat, Sept. 12th 5-7PM
Greenfield Sacks Gallery
2525 Michigan Ave, Spac B6 in Bergamot Station in Santa Monica
“Portraits from the 1980’s” featuring unpublished screen prints and trial proof portraits from Andy Warhol
(On view through Oct. 24th)

Sat, Sept. 12th 6-8PM
Honor Fraser
2622 S. La Cienega Blvd in Culver City
“Barberadise” featuring new works from Kenny Scharf
(On view through Oct. 31st)

Sat, Sept. 12th 6-9PM
Washington Blvd in Culver City
“After The Gold Rush” from Angelika J. Trojnarski’
(On view through Oct. 10th)

Sat, Sept. 12th 6-8PM
Koplin Del Rio
Washington Blvd in Culver City
“American Qur’an” featuring the Islamic Qur’an in English as created by the artist Sandow Birk
(On view through Oct. 30th)

Sat, Sept. 12th 7-10PM
LeBasse Projects
6023 Washington Blvd in Culver City / 310.558.0200\
“Softly Encompassing The Womb” featuring new works from Edwin Ushiro + “Idealistically Hypocritical 3” from Ryuichi Ogino in the project room

Sat, Sept. 12th 8-11PM
Merry Karnowsky Gallery
170 South La Brea Ave. in Los Angeles / 323.933.4408
“The Hydra Of Babylon” featuring new works from Camille Rose Garcia
(On view through Oct. 10th)

Sat, Sept. 12th 7-10PM
New Image Art
7908 Santa Monica Blvd in Los Angeles / 323.654.2192
“And Then The Wind Changed” featuring new works from Anthony Lister
(On view through Oct. 17th)

Sat, Sept. 12th 6-8PM
Roberts & Tilton
5801 Washington Blvd in Culver City
“Reconstruction” featuring new works from Titus Kaphar
(On view through Oct. 10th)

Sat, Sept. 12th 7-10PM
SCION Installation L.A.
3521 Helms Ave in Culver City / 310.815.8840
“Installaton 5” final stop – the auction will run on Artnet 9/12-9/30 – all of the bidding will begin at 25% of the estimated value so there will be some great deals with all money going to charity (Creative Capital). Bid on work here.



Thu, Sept. 10th 6-10PM
Sikkema, Jenkins & Co
530 W 22nd St., New York, NY 10011
Exhibition featuring work from Mark Bradford & Kara Walker.
(On view through Oct. 17th)

Thu, Sept. 10th 6-10PM
Yossi Milo Gallery
525 W 25th St., New York, NY 10001
Solo show from Simen Johan entitled “Until the Kingdom Comes.”
(On view through Oct. 31st)

Thu, Sept. 10th 6-10PM
Lehmann Maupin
540 W 26th Street, New York, NY 10001
“Paradis,” a new collection of photographic works by Juergen Teller.
(On view through Oct. 17th)

Thu, Sept. 10th 6-8PM
Deitch Projects (LIC)
4-40 44th Drive, L.I.C, NY 11101
“The Open,” an exhibition of works by thirty-one emerging artists in the New York Community. The Open has been organized by Dodie Kazanjian, who covers the art world for Vogue, and the directors of Deitch Projects. Artists in the initial selection were asked to recommend other artists for the project. The selection process mirrored the organic way that information circulates in the New York art community.
(On view through Oct. 25th)

Sat, Sept. 12th 7-10PM
BrooklyNite Gallery
334 Malcom X Blvd in Brooklyn, NY
“Copasetic” featuring new works from DAIN
(On view through Oct. 10th)

Sat, Sept. 12th 6-9PM
Joshua Liner Gallery
548 W. 28th Street, 3rd Floor, New York / 212.244.7415
Evan Hecox’s “The Last Thousand Years”
(On view through Oct. 10th)

Sat, Sept. 12th 7-11PM
Last Rites Gallery
511 W. 33rd Street in New York City
New works from Scott G. Brooks in Gallery 1 + New works from Jeff McMillan in Gallery 2
(Both exhibits on view through Oct. 11th)

Sat, Sept. 12th 6-10PM
Postmasters Gallery
459 W 19th St., New York, NY 10011
“Once Removed” is the latest in an ongoing series in which Anthony Goicolea uses drawing, photography, and video installation to explore his family history and identity as well as larger themes of tradition, alienation and assimilation.
(On view through Oct. 17th)

Wed, Sept. 16th 6-8PM
Sloan Fine Art
128 Rivington Street (corner store front) in New York City
“LP” from Eric White + “Double Stuff” from Daniel Davidson
(On view Sept. 12th – Oct. 10th)

Mel Kadel

Mel Kadel

Turs, Sept. 10th 7-10PM
Fecal Face Dot Gallery
66 Gough Street (at Market) in San Francisco
“Echo Test” featuring new works on paper from Mel Kadel
(On view through Oct. 10th)

Jim Blanchard

Jim Blanchard

Fri, Sept. 11th 6-9PM
Roq La Rue
“Personality Parade” featuring new works from Jim Blanchard
(On view through Oct. 3rd)

Os Gemeos

Os Gemeos

Fri, Sept. 11th
Galleri Jonas Kleerup
Tegnergraten 18 in Stockholm, Sweden SE-11358
“Mad Transit Art Show” featuring new works from the legendary SEEN

Fri, Sept. 11th @ 6PM
Schunk Museum
Bongerd 18, 6411 JM Heerlen, The Netherlands
“D’RAW” featuring works from Swoon, Os Gemeos, Barry McGee, Futura, Blade, Crash, Ekundayo, Delta, Dran, Dondi, Seen, Zephyr, Fafi, Herakut, Loomit, Lady Pink and more
(On view through Nov. 1st)

Tue, Sept. 15th
Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin
75 Rue de Turenne & 10 Impasse in Saint-Claude in Paris
“Takashi Murakami Paints Self Portraits” featuring 17 new paintings, including three monumental works, five sculptures and two films
(On view through Oct. 17th)

As always, check out Sour Harvest for a more in-depth look at additional events taking place in the Los Angeles new contemporary art scene.