Dennis Hopper - Double Standard

Dennis Hopper - Double Standard

The art world is on fire this weekend – so many major shows opening around the world. Los Angeles leads the charge with major solo shows opening this weekend from the likes of Dennis Hopper (MOCA), Natalia Fabia (Corey Helford Gallery), Yosuke Ueno (Thinkspace), Jonathan Yeo (Lazarides), Jim Houser (Subliminal Projects), and Boogie (Carmichael Gallery), not to mention the annual ‘Crazy 4 Cult’ group show at Gallery 1988. Not to be outdone, NYC is host to some major shows this weekend with Josh Liner being the place to be as he plays host to Sylvia Ji’s debut NYC solo show as well as new works from Travis Louie in Gallery II. Get out there and support the arts people!

Yoseke Ueno

Yosuke Ueno


Fri, July 9th 7-10PM
Gallery 1988 Los Angeles
7020 Melrose Ave in Los Angeles / 323.937.7088
‘Crazy 4 Cult: 4 – The Case of the Redundant Number’ – 100 artists reinterpret classic cult films
(On view through July 30th)

Fri, July 9th Noon-8PM
320 North Beverly Drive in Beverly Hills
‘Porn In The U.S.A.’ featuring new works from Jonathan Yeo
(On view through August 8th)

Fri July 9th 7-10PM
New Image Art Gallery
7908 Santa Monica Blvd. in West Hollywood / 323.654.2192
‘Total Eclipse’ featuring new works from Kelsey Brookes, Albert Reyes, and Kime Buzzelli
(On view through July 31st)

Fri, July 9th 7-10PM
6009 Washington Blvd. in Culver City / 310.558.3375
‘Negative Never Again’ featuring new works from Yosuke Ueno + ‘Waking In The Dark’ featuring new works from Dan-ah Kim in the project room – both artists in attendance for the opening reception
(Both exhibits on view through July 30th)

Sat, July 10th 7-9PM
Carmichael Gallery of Contemporary Art
5795 Washington Blvd. in Culver City / 323.969.0600
‘The Uncovering’ featuring new photographic works from Boogie + a special site-specific install and new works from M-City in the project rooms
(On view through Aug. 7th)

Sat, July 10th 8-11:30PM
Copro Gallery
2525 Michigan Ave, Space T-5 at Bergamot Station in Santa Monica / 310.398.2643
‘Kubrick’ featuring new works from Carlos Ramos + New works from Becca + ‘In Ruin’ featuring new works from Mark Covell
(All exhibits on view through July 31st)

Sat, July 10th 7-10PM
Corey Helford Gallery
8522 Washington Blvd in Culver City / 310.287.2340
‘Fashionable Aftertaste Without End’ featuring new works from Natalia Fabia
(On view through Aug. 7th)

Sat, July 10th 6:30-10PM
2062 Sawtelle Blvd in Los Angeles / 310.445.9276
‘The Monster Within’ featuring custom-painted Buff Monster toys from the likes of Apak, Jon Burgerman, Greg ‘Craola’ Simkins, Camilla d’Errico, Tristan Eaton, Flying Fortress, Daniel Lim, Huck Gee, Mari Inukai, Travis Lampe, Le Merde, Joe Ledbetter, The London Police, Travis Louie, Miss Mindy, Junko Mizuno, Buff Monster, Mark Nagata, Martin Ontiveros, Alex Pardee, Johnny ‘KMNDZ’ Rodriguez, Chris Ryniak, Skinner, Bwana Spoons, Tado, Amanda Visell, Angry Woebots, Yoskay Yamamoto, and many more
(On view through Aug. 4th)

Sat, July 10th 8-11PM
Merry Karnowsky Gallery
170 South La Brea Ave. in Los Angeles / 323.933.4408
‘Alternative Press Magazine 25th Anniversary Party’ – special group show celebrating AP’s 25th with works from a vast array of artists including Shepard Fairey, Marilyn Manson, Camille Rose Garcia, Tara McPherson, Morgan Slade, Liz McGrath, Derek Hess, and a slew of recording artists as well
(On view through July 24th)

Sat, July 10th 6-8PM
LeBasse Projects
6023 Washington Blvd in Culver City / 310.558.0200
Special closing reception and print release for Yoskay Yamamoto’s ‘Familiar Strangers’

Sat, July 10th 8-11PM (Free to MOCA members / $10 admission)
The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA
152 N. Central Ave in Los Angeles
‘Dennis Hopper Double Standard’ – the 1st American museum retrospective of Hopper’s work curated by Julian Schnabel

Sat, July 10th 6-8PM
Roberts and Tilton
5801 Washington Blvd in Culver City / 323.549.0223
‘Wild Thing – A Summer Group Show’ featuring works from Kehinde Wiley, Chadwick Rantanen, Job Piston, Thomas Kiesewetter, Chris Johanson, Noah Davis, Ka-ron Davis, Jimmy Baker, Michael Carter, Eberhard Havekost, Jarbas Lopes, and Peter Rogiers
(On view through Aug. 14th)

Sat, July 10th 8-11PM
Subliminal Projects
1331 W. Sunset Blvd in the Echo Park region of Los Angeles
‘The Homebody’ featuring new works and an installation from Jim Houser
(On view through Aug. 7th)

Sat, July 10th 7-11PM
Toy Art Gallery
737 Seward St, #1 in Los Angeles
‘Rotobox Celsius Custom Group Show’ with live music, drinks, giveaways, and customs from over 60 amazing artists with Spencer Ong of Rotobox signing TAG’s exclusive GID Fahrenheit and other Rotobox toys from 7-8PM

Travis Louie

Travis Louie


Fri, July 9th 7-11PM
The Observatory Room
543 Union Street (at Nevins) in Brooklyn, NY
‘A Love Craft: Art Inspired by Monsters, Madness and Mythos’ featuring works from Allison Sommers, Aeron Alfrey, Esao Andrews, Matt Buck, Paul Carrick, John Coulthart, Melita Curphy, Mike Dubisch, Bob Eggleton, FuFu Frauenwahl, Cyril van der Haegen, Dan Harding, Stephen Hickman, Joshua Hoffine, Kurt Komoda, Meatspider, Dieter Van der Ougstraete, Greg Ruth, Johnny Ryan, Andrew Scott, and more

Sat, July 10th 6-9PM
Joshua Liner Gallery
548 W. 28th Street, 3rd Floor in New York City
‘Las Adelitas’ featuring new works from Sylvia Ji + ‘Curious Myths’ featuring new works from Travis Louie
(Both exhibits on view through Aug. 7th)

Sat, July 10th 7-11PM
Last Rites Gallery
511 W. 33rd Street in New York City
‘Lead Poisoning’ group show curated by Jason D’Aquino featuring drawings on paper from Wayne Anderson, Esao Andrews, Carrie Ann Baade, Glenn Barr, Rachel Bess, Andrew Brandou, Scott G. Brooks, Jon Butcher, Estra Byrd, Molly Crabapple, Brian Despain, Daniel Martin Diaz, Xiaoqing Ding, Brandon Dunlap, Ron English, Ewelina Ferruso, Fred Harper, Pedro De Kastro, Viktor Koen, Craig LaRotonda, Jason Limon, Michael Mararian, Chris Mars, David MacDowell, Tara McPherson, the PIZZ, Matthew Pleva, Anthony Pontius, Christopher Ryniak, Jose Manuel Schmill, Greg (Craola) Simkins, David Stoupakis, Gary Taxali, Tom Thewes, Miles Thompson, Amanda Wachob, Tara Warwick, Keith Weesner, Eric White, Robert Williams and Chet Zar
(On view through July 25th)


Sat, July 10th 2-7PM (actual exhibit on view 24/7 – party details below)
SFMOMA Garage’s Street-level Windows Installation from Jesse Hazelip
147 Minna and 150 Natoma St. (between Third and New Montgomery Streets) in San Francisco
In conjunction with “Wonderous Strange” at SFMOMA Artist’s Gallery, Jesse Hazelip’s work for this installation involves large scale mixed media pieces on wooden panels, each commenting on contemporary sociopolitical issues in a cause and effect statement. Hazelip’s installation will be up from July 10 – November 13, 2010 and can be seen from the street 24 hours a day and seven days a week. The artist will host an opening reception at The Earth Bar at Temple Nightclub, located at 540 Howard Street on Saturday, July 10, 2010 from 2-7PM

Sat, July 10th 7-11PM
The Shooting Gallery
839 Larkin Street in San Francisco
New works from Van Arno and Chris Pugliese
(On view through Aug. 7th)

Sat, July 10th 7-11PM
White Walls
835 Larkin Street in San Francisco
‘Ill Romantic’ featuring new works from Casey Gray
(On view through Aug. 7th)

Glenn Barr

Glenn Barr


Fri, July 9th 7-10PM
The Gallery at The Alternative Café
1230 Fremont Blvd in Seaside, CA
‘Pao Pao Nest’ featuring new works from Aya Kakeda and Fumiha Tanaka
(On view through Aug. 10th)

Sat, July 10th 6-11PM
Distinction Gallery
317 E. Grand Ave, Escondido, CA, 92025
‘The Spice Cabinet’ featuring works from Luke Kopycinski, Richard Salcido, Gene Guynn, and Joseph ‘2H’ McSween
(On view through Aug.7th)

Sat, July 10th 6-8PM
Goldesberry Gallery
2625 Colquitt in Houston TX
New works from Kevin Titzer and Gary Schott

Sat, July 10th 6-9PM
Roq La Rue Gallery
2312 2nd Ave in Seattle, WA
‘Small Epics’ from Glenn Barr + 3 new works from Eric Fortune on view


Fri, July 9th 7-10PM
Meta Gallery
124 Ossington Ave. in Toronto, ON
‘Phantasmagoria’ group show featuring works from Ray Caesar, Kris Kuksi, Mars-1, Andrew Jones, Paul Laffoley, Dean Chamberlain, and Cathie Bleck
(On view through Aug. 25th)

Sat, July 10th 7-11PM
Show & Tell Gallery
1161 Dundas St. West in Toronto, ON
‘The Beauty of Failure’ featuring new works from Anthony Lister
(On view through Aug. 8th)


Fri, July 9th 5-10PM
V1 Gallery
Flaesketorvet 69-71 in Copenhagen, Denmark
‘Brush Strokes’ featuring new works from Lydia Fong (aka Barry McGee) and Todd James

Sat, July 10th
Strychnin Gallery
Boxhagenerstrasse 36 in Berlin, Germany
‘FutureScapes’ featuring new works from Damon Soule, Michael Page, Sri Whipple and Jason Wheatley
(On view through Aug. 4th)

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