Kris Kuksi

Kris Kuksi

Summer is in full-swing as we lead into the middle of June. Some major events are going down this week including the big debut of “Mr. Bitchin'”, Robert Williams’ new movie. Other shows on our radar include big Barry McGee & Clare Rojas museum show in Bolinas along with the opening of one of the most prestigious art fairs in the world – Art Basel in Basel, Switzerland featuring a solo showing of works from Kris Kuksi at Joshua Liner’s booth at the fair.

Alexandre Day

Alexandre Day at Nucleus Gallery


Wed, June 16th 7PM (LACMA members $10 / $15 non-members)
LACMA / Bing Theater
‘Mr. Bitchin’ Movie Premiere with Robert Williams’ – a new documentary film followed by a Q&A with the renowned Robert Williams – tickets are going fast / check online or call the box office at 323.857.6010
(One-night only special event / parking available in the lot on Wilshire Blvd and Spaulding Ave)

Sat, June 19th 5-9PM
Art From The Ashes Gallery
216 S. Brand Blvd in Glendale
ART from the ashes and the Glendale Parks & Open Space Foundation are pleased to announce the grand opening of the exhibition to benefit the rehabilitation of Deukmejian Wilderness Park. The exhibition will take place at the planned future home of the Museum of Neon Art on South Brand Boulevard in Glendale and features an impressive collective of over 40 artists who have created one-of-a-kind works of art from debris gathered from the Park after the devastating Station Fire of August 2009.
(On view through July 24th)

Sat, June 19th 7-10PM
Gallery Nucleus
210 E. Main St., Alhambra / 626.458.7482
‘Enchante’ featuring works from Adolie Day, Alexandre Day, Benjamine Lacombe, Eric Gosselet, Gerald Guerlais, Lilidoll, Marguerite Sauvage, Véronique Joffre, Véronique Meignaud, Samuel Ribeyron, Sebastien Mesnard, Simon G. Phélipot, Stephane Tartelin, and Rebecca Dautremer
(On view through July 12th)

Sat, June 19th 3-6PM
Merry Karnowsky Gallery
170 South La Brea Ave. in Los Angeles / 323.933.4408
‘Print Retrospective 1997-Present’ from Todd Schorr
(On view through July 3rd)

Sat, June 19th 7-11PM
Rothick Art Haus
170 S. Harbor Blvd in Anaheim
‘MAOI – An anti-depressing art show’ featuring works from Josh Hart, Nicole Bruckman, Aaron Kraten, Ron Pete, Danni Shinya, Jose Carabes, and more – curated by Bekka Utermohlen
(On view through July 2nd)

Sat, June 19th 7-10PM
SCION Installation L.A.
3521 Helms Ave in Culver City / 310.815.8840
‘ZPFfffft!!!’ featuring new works from Gary Panter, Bob Zoell and Devin Flynn
(On view through July 10th)

Sat, June 19th 7-11PM ($10 admission)
Siren Studios
6063 W. Sunset Blvd in Hollywood
‘Get Art 3’ presented by Project Angel Food – fund raiser featuring the work of over 200 artists in various media – 100% of proceeds go to Project Angel Food, one of our city’s most beloved and effective nonprofits

Barry McGee

Barry McGee


Sat, June 19th
Bolinas Museum
48 Wharf Road, Bolinas, CA 94924
Barry McGee & Clare Rojas museum show
(On view through August 1st)


Wed, June 16th 6-8PM
Sloan Fine Art
128 Rivington Street (corner store front) in New York City
‘Nice To Meet You’ featuring 12×12” works from Justin Amrhein, Matthew Bollinger, Scott Campbell, Dana Carlson, Anthony Castro, Charles Clary, Jennifer Coates, Clement Coleman, Elizabeth Cooper, Nicole Etienne, Roni Feldman, Micah Ganske, Jane Hamill, Julie Heffernan, Catherine Howe, David Humphrey, Hidenori Ishii, John Jacobsmeyer, Michael Kagan, Tricia Keightley, Max Presneill, Nicholas Rispoli, Colette Robbins, Jean-Pierre Roy, Didier William, Zachary Wollard and Sarah Zar plus ‘Amuse Bouche’ featuring small works by Mia Brownell, Clare Grill, Greg Hopkins, Elizabeth McGrath, Marion Peck, Kristen Schiele, Heather Sherman, Nathan Skiles and Aaron Smith
(On view through July 31st)

Sat, June 19th 6:30-10PM
Giant Robot New York
437 East 9th Street in the East Village of New York City
‘Post-It Show 5’ featuring works on Post-It notes curated by artists Mark Todd and Esther Pearl Watson, the show is slated to feature roughly 1,000 works by noted contributors for only $20. These pieces will be on standard-sized 3″ x 3″ Post-It notes. (Larger sizes of 4″ x 4″ and 6″ x 6″ will cost a bit more.) The pieces will be cash-and-carry. Featuring works from the likes of Trevor Alixopulos, APAK, Andrice Arp, Scott Bakal, Melinda Beck, Mike Bertino, Tim Biskup, Jon Boam, Pakito Bolino, Michelle Borok, Aaron Brown, Jude Buffum, Chris Buzelli, Christine Castro, Martin Cendreda, Kris Chau, Louise Chen, Marcos Chin, Chris Clayton, Tim Cochran, Eric Collins, Jen Corace, Matt Curtius, Kelsey Dake, Eleanor Davis, Vanessa Davis, Nathan Doyle, Seth Drenner, Susan Fang, Korin Faught, Nina Frenkel, Shannon Freshwater, Matt Furie, Nick Gazin, Frieda Gossett, Katherine Guillen, Peter Hamlin, Jon Han, Jaime Hernandez, Andrew Holder, David Horvath, Patrick Hruby, Rama Hughes, Mari Inukai, Yellena James, Hellen Jo, Nathan Jurevicius, Andrea Kang, Dan-ah Kim, Hawk Krall, Lamour Supreme, Travis Lampe, Blaise Larmee, Sarah Lavoie, Jesse LeDoux, Dongyun Lee, Eli Lehrhoff, Bill Main, Jacob Magraw-Mickelson, Ben Marra, Ted McGrath, Mark Allen Miller, Mike Miller, Brendan Monroe, Mark Murphy, Andrew Neyer, Tru Nguyen, Anders Nilsen, Saejean Oh, Saelee Oh, Martin Ontiveros, Sidney Pink, Luke Ramsey, Ron Rege, Jesse Reklaw, Martha Rich, Joe Rocco, Brooks Salzwedel, Anna See, Raymond Sohn, STO, Deth P. Sun, Gary Taxali, Team Macho, Gina Triplett, Twerps (Greg Mishka), Edwin Ushiro, Jing Wei, Steven Weissman, Gillian Wilson, Calvin Wong, Jaime Zollars and more sure to join the fun in the coming week
(On view through July 7th)


Sat, June 19th 6-8PM
Irvine Contemporary
1412 14th Street NW in Washington, DC
‘The Urban Romantic’ featuring new works and on-site installation from Gaia
(On view through July 24th)


Wed, June 16th – Sun, June 20th
Art Basel 41
Halls 1 and 2 of Messe Basel in Basel, Switzerland

Thurs, June 17th 7:30PM
Dorothy Circus Gallery
‘Sugar and Blood’ featuring new works from KuKula
(On view through July 25th)


Sun, June 20th 3PM
Outre Gallery
249 Elizabeth Street in Melbourne, Australia
Poster and print signing with Rockin’ Jelly Bean
(Special event)

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.