AM brings you the best of this week’s openings from across the globe. This week’s top pick is “Jumbo Fruit” from the Clayton Brothers opening at Patrick Painter in Los Angeles. Peep the studio visit we posted earlier this week for an early look at this amazing new body of work.

Get a full overview of the best shows in LA, SF, NYC, Europe and Asia after the jump.

LOS ANGELES, CA (home to the movement):
Thu, July 16th 7-11PM
Gallery 1988 (Los Angeles)
7020 Melrose Ave in Los Angeles / 323.937.7088
‘Crazy4Cult 3D’ group show with over 100 artists paying tribute to classic cult films featuring the likes of Amy Sol, Greg ‘Craola’ Simkins, David MacDowell, Ana Bagayan, Andy Kehoe, Dan May, Charlie Immer, Eric Fortune, Jeff Gillette, Joe Vaux, Kelly Vivanco, Lola, Matt Dangler, Mari Inukai, Nathan Spoor, Shark Toof, Skot Olsen, Travis Louie, and many more – view site for full lineup of artists
(On view through August 8th)

Fri, July 17th @ 8PM
Royal/T Café
8910 Washington Blvd in Culver City
‘Crusaders & Haters’ group show curated by actor Daniel Franzese (Mean Girls, etc) with DJ set from Short Circuit – super hero attire encouraged!

Sat, July 18th 7-10:30PM
Black Maria Gallery
3137 Glendale Blvd, Los Angeles / 818.613.9090
“The Kids Are Alright” group show curated by Beau LeBasse + new works from Courtney Brims on the project wall
(On view through August 8th)

Sat, July 18th 3-7PM
Carmichael Gallery of Contemporary Art
1257 N. La Brea Ave in West Hollywood / 323.969.0600
Release party for Issue #2: Pop Portrayal of “The New Order” + live DJ action

Sat, July 18th 7-10PM
LeBasse Projects
6023 Washington Blvd in Culver City / 310.558.0200
“A Distorted Lens” featuring new works from Dave Flores & Lisa Alisa
(On view through August 8th)

Sat, July 18th 5-9PM
Monkeyhouse Toys and Art Gallery
1618 ½ Silver Lake Blvd in Los Angeles / 323.662.3437
“Vamos Bien” curated by Blinky and featuring works from Ako, Blinky, 20MG, Bumblebee, The Nice Penguins, Phobia, Shark Toof, Smear, Smog City and many more + live painting from The Nice Penguins
(On view through August 2nd)

Sat, July 18th 7-10PM
New Image Art Gallery
7908 Santa Monica Blvd. in West Hollywood / 323.654.2192
“The Way Things Are Looking” featuring new works from Suzannah Sinclair + “Deep In The Hole I Own You” featuring new works from Kime Buzelli in the project room

Sat, July 18th 7-11PM
Nucleus Gallery
210 E. Main St., Alhambra / 626.458.7482
“Momentum” group show featuring works from Tessar Lo, Tiffany Bozic, Ina Kyung Lim, Veronique Meignaud, Brooks Salzwedel,, and Chigi aka Neri
(On view through August 3rd)

Sat, July 18th 6-10PM
OCCCA (Orange County Center for Contemporary Art)
117 North Sycamore in Santa Ana / 949.981.9817
“LA to OC – Emphasis Extreme” featuring works from Bert Green Fine Art, Crewest Gallery, Deborah Martin Gallery, Hive Gallery, Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, MONA, Pharmaka, Phyllis Stein Art, and Todd/Browning Gallery
(On view through July 25th)

Sat, July 18th 6-8PM
Patrick Painter Inc.
2525 Michigan Avenue, Unit A8 & B2 inside of Bergamot Station in Santa Monica
“Jumbo Fruit” from the Clayton Brothers
(On view at both galleries through August 29th)

Sun, July 19th 4-8PM
De La Barracuda Gallery
7769 Melrose Ave in Los Angeles / 323.852.7179
“Family Tradition” group show curated by Ron English re-imagining ‘The Godfather’ featuring works from Chet Zar, Eric White, Travis Louie, Francesco LoCastro, Gibby Haynes, Mark Dean Vecca, Mike Shinoda, Triston Eaton, and many more

Sun, July 19th 2-5PM
2062 Sawtelle Blvd in Los Angeles / 310.445.9276
“WTF Summer Tour with Bwana Spoons” – come play some 4 Square with Bwana in the GR Eats parking lot and be sure to bring your balls (this invite from the man himself) – expect the man and his pen to be sketching away, site specific exclusive toys, prints, original works, his new book ‘Welcome To Forest Island’, BBQ goodness, pencil fighting championships, good times and oh so much more
(Special one-day only event)

NYC action:

Thu, July 16th 6pm
Spencer Brownstone Gallery
39 Wooster Street, NY, NY
Vice Magazine Photography exhibit featuring Terry Richardson, Ryan McGinley, Tim Barber and more.
(On view through August 17)

Sat, July 17th 6-10PM
Dapper Dan’s Imperia Gallery
139 West 14th Street (between 6th & 7th Ave) in Manhattan
New works from JMR and Alexandra Pacula
(On view through July 31st)

Thu, July 16th 7-10PM
San Jose Museum of Art
110 South Market Street, San Jose
“Surreal Night” major retrospective exhibition of Todd Schorr’s work. Panel discussion led by senior scholar and curator of collections Susan Landauer at 7:30 – 8:15pm with Todd Schorr, artist Camille Rose Garcia, Last Gasp publisher Colin Turner, and tattoo/comic artist Mark Bode. Seating is limited and on a first-come, first-serve basis.
(On view through September 16th)

GREATER U.S. action:
Fri, July 17th 7-10PM
David B. Smith Gallery
825 Santa Fe Drive, Denver / 303.893.4234
New works by Jason Thielke
(On view through August 15th)

UK action:
Fri, July 17th 11:30AM-6:30PM
Arches 477-478, Batemans Row, Shoreditch, London
“Looking For Love In All The Wrong Places” a new solo exhibition by London-based artist INSA
(On view through July 26th)

Sat, July 18th 7-10PM
Brigade Clothing
1785 Coventry Road, Cleveland Heights
“Here & Now,” a collection of new and recent works from a select group of artists that represent a snapshot of modern art in America. Featuring the work of Scott Radke, Julia Kuo, Claire Mojher, Sidney Lo, Chris Ryniak and Stenvik Mostrom. Photography, illustration, sculpture and painting from some of the most talented emerging artists in Cleveland and beyond.
(On view through August 1st)

EUROPE action:
Fri, July 17th
Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin
76 rue de Turenne, 75003 Paris
“Stages,” global art exhibition benefiting LIVESTRONG, the Lance Armstrong Foundation. Work from Yoshitomo Nara, Christopher Wool, Jules de Balincourt, Tom Sachs, Richard Prince, Aaron Young, Cai Guo-Qiang, Andreas Gursky, Shepard Fairey, Dzine, Eric White, Geoff McFetridge, Jr, Kaws, José Parla, Raymond Pettibon, Kenny Scharf, Lari Pitman, Rosson Crow, Ed Rusha and Catherine Opie.
(On view through August 8th)

ASIA action:
Thu, July 16th 6:30-9PM
Art Statements Gallery
5 Mee Lun Street, Central, Hong Kong
“Liquidated Logos” from ZEVS – the French street artist who blurs the line between vandalism and art
(On view through September 30th)