Ron English

Ron English

The September kick-off of the art season is in full-swing this weekend. So many must-see shows the world over. Leading the charge is NYC where solos shows from Dave Kinsey, Ron English and Yoshitomo Nara are all opening this week. Non-stop goodness the world over, get out and support the arts!

Take a look at all the shows after the jump…

Amanda Visell & Itokin Park. Image via Vinylpulse.

Amanda Visell & Itokin Park. Image via Vinylpulse.


Thurs, Sept. 9th 5-11PM
215 W. 6th Street, #111, in downtown Los Angeles
‘River Rock Bones’ featuring new works from Paul Chatem

Thurs, Sept. 9th 6-9PM
La Luz De Jesus Gallery
4633 Hollywood Blvd. in Los Angeles / 323.666.7667
‘Art Toys’ book-signing with Brian McCarty
(One-night only special event)

Fri, Sept. 10th 7-11PM
C.A.V.E. Gallery
507 Rose Ave in Venice / 310.428.6387
‘Burning In Water, Drowning In Flame’ featuring new works from Euth, Jason Hernandez, and Tom Haubrick
(On view through Oct. 2nd)

Fri, Sept. 10th 7-10PM
3.1 Phillip Lim
631 North Robertson Blvd in West Hollywood
‘Birds & Boys’ – a celebration of ‘Fashion’s Night Out’ with new portraits on display from James Jean + DJ action, food trucks, and more

Sat, Sept. 11th 6-9PM
Robert Berman Gallery
2525 Michigan Ave, Space C2 in Bergamot Station in Santa Monica / 310.315.1937
‘In Broad Daylight’ featuring new works from David Trulli
(On view through Oct. 9th)

Sat, Sept. 11th 8-11:30PM
Copro Gallery
2525 Michigan Ave, Space T-5 at Bergamot Station in Santa Monica / 310.398.2643
‘The Blab Show!’ returns featuring the debut of ‘Blabworld No. 1’ – both curated by Blab founder Monte Beauchamp – group show features works from Femke Hiemstra, Nicoletta Ceccoli, Shag, Martin Wittfooth, Kris Kuksi, Ron English, Eric White, Ryan Heshka, Jean-Pierre Roy, Owen Smith, Dave Cooper, Gary Baseman, Yoko D’Holbachie, Andy Kehoe, and more – don’t miss this annual show!

Sat, Sept. 11th 7-11PM
Gallery Nucleus
210 E. Main St., Alhambra / 626.458.7482
‘Sweet Streets II’ features over 70 artists spanning the globe in a group show inspired by the fashion of the streets of Tokyo, Japan and will feature over 100 original works of art + lots of special surprises – check site for full details
(On view through Oct. 4th)

Sat, Sept. 11th 6:30-10PM
2062 Sawtelle Blvd in Los Angeles / 310.445.9276
‘Photos From The Uglyverse’ featuring the work of Uglydolls creators David Horvath and Sun-Min Kim
(On view through Sept. 29th)

Sat, Sept. 11th 6-9PM
Richard Heller Gallery
2525 Michigan Ave, Space B-5A at Bergamot Station in Santa Monica / 310.453.9191
‘Please Don’t Act A Fool In The Club: A Memory Of The Sugar Shack’ featuring new works from Devin Troy Strother
(On view through Oct. 9th)

Sat, Sept. 11th 6-10PM
)( Hurley Space
1945 Placentia Ave. in Costa Mesa
‘Ominous Compositions From The Magic Mountain’ featuring new works from Bigfoot featuring a collaborative installation with Jason Maloney + The Grill ‘Em All Food Truck will be on hand + live DJ action

Sat, Sept. 11th 7-10PM
Merry Karnowsky Gallery
170 South La Brea Ave. in Los Angeles / 323.933.4408
‘Autist’s Fables’ featuring new works from Lezley Saar
(On view through Oct. 2nd)

Sat, Sept. 11th 7-10PM
New Image Art Gallery
7908 Santa Monica Blvd. in West Hollywood / 323.654.2192
‘Now I Remember’ featuring cell phone photography from the likes of Neckface and a colorful cast of characters
(On view through Oct. 2nd)

Sat, Sept. 11th 7-10PM
Switcheroo Workshop
543-B South Raymond in Pasadena
‘Bed Monster’ hand painted hand cast resin set release from Itokin Park and Amanda Visell

Dave Kinsey

Dave Kinsey


Thurs, Sept. 9th
Asia Society Museum
725 Park Ave (at 70th Street) in New York City
‘Nobody’s Fool’ featuring works from Yoshitomo Nara

Thurs, Sept. 9th 6-9PM
Bold Hype
547 W. 27th Street, 5th Floor in New York, NY
‘Things To Come’ group show featuring works from 25 emerging and established new contemporary artists – curated by Colin Johnson and Eric Althin
(On view through Oct. 9th)

Thurs, Sept. 9th 6-9PM
Joshua Liner Gallery
548 W. 28th Street, 3rd Floor in New York City
New works from Dave Kinsey
(On view through Oct. 9th)

Thurs, Sept. 9th
Rare Gallery
547 W. 27th Street, #514 in New York City
New works from Jean-Pierre Roy
(On view through Oct. 7th)

Fri, Sept. 10th 6:30PM-Midnight ($10 donation at the door)
Society of Illustrators
128 East 63rd Street in New York City
‘Blow Up’ featuring works from Sam Weber, Yuko Shimizu, and Tomer Hanuka
(On view through Oct. 16th)

Sun, Sept. 12th 3PM
‘Status Factory’
382 West Broadway in New York City
‘Status Factory’ is a pop up installation of over 100 new works from Ron English – first 100 people through the doors get a free signed and numbered print – presented in part by Opera Gallery

Tiffany Bozik

Tiffany Bozik for Fecal Face


Fri, Sept. 10th 6-8PM
Luggage Store
1007 Market Street in San Francisco, CA
’10 Years of’ featuring works from Tiffany Bozic, David Choe, Kelsey Brookes, Faile, Jeremy Fish, Ian Francis, Matt Furie, Mike Giant, Maya Hayuk, Henry Gunderson, Jim Houser, Jay Howell, Sylvia Ji, Mel Kadel, Anthony Lister, Mars-1, Travis Millard, Ferris Plock, Albert Reyes, Jeff Soto, Damon Soule, Kelly Tunstall, Aiyana Udesen, Oliver Vernon, and Megan Whitmarsh

Sat, Sept. 11th 6-10PM
Guerrero Gallery
2700 19th Street in San Francisco
‘Materialism’ featuring new works from Aaron Noble and Greg Lamarche
(On view through Oct. 2nd)

Sat, Sept. 11th 7-11PM
The Shooting Gallery
839 Larkin Street in San Francisco
‘We’re Not As Colorful As We Think We Are’ featuring works from Joshua Petker
(On view through Oct. 2nd)

Sat, Sept. 11th 7-11PM
White Walls
835 Larkin Street in San Francisco
‘Tomorrow Is Never Promised’ featuring new works from Erik Otto
(On view through Oct. 2nd)

Clayton Brothers

Clayton Brothers


Fri, Sept. 10th 6-9PM
Roq La Rue Gallery
2312 2nd Ave in Seattle, WA
New works from Yoskay Yamamoto and Edwin Ushiro
(On view through Oct. 10th)

Fri, Sept. 10th 7PM-Midnight
Sacred Machine
245 E. Congress St., Suite 123 in Tucson, AZ
‘Santa Muerte Art Exhibition’ featuring works from Chris Mars, Fred Stonehouse, Paul Barnes,
(On view through Nov. 7th)

Fri, Sept. 10th 6-10PM
2479 Kettner Blvd. in San Diego, CA
‘Damages’ featuring new works from N.C. Winters
(On view through Oct. 10th)

Sat, Sept. 11th 6-11PM
Distinction Gallery
317 E. Grand Ave in Escondido, CA
‘Quiet Homes Await An Indian Summer’ featuring new works from Andy Haynes
(On view through Oct. 2nd)

Sat, Sept. 11th 6:30PM opens (with a special talk at 7PM with Rob and Christian Clayton)
Madison Museum of Contemporary Art (MMoCA)
227 State Street in Madison, WI
‘Clayton Brothers: Inside Out’ – major museum retrospective featuring twenty-six paintings and three mixed-media installations
(On view through Jan. 2nd, 2011)


Fri, Sept. 10th
Show & Tell Gallery
1161 Dundas St. West in Toronto, ON
‘Faces Of The City’ featuring new works from Dan Bergeron (aka fauxreel)
(On view through Oct. 3rd)

Matt Small

Matt Small


Thurs, Sept. 9th
Black Rat Press
Thru Cargo Garden, Arch 461, 83 Rivington Street in London, England
‘That I May See’ featuring new works from Matt Small
(On view through the end of Sept.)

Fri, Sept. 10th 7-11PM
London Miles Gallery
Westbourne Studios, 242 Acklam Road, Unit 303 in London, England
‘Visual Splendor’ featuring new works from David Marsh (aka Mesh 137) + ‘Made In Britain’ group show
(On view through Oct. 1st)


Thurs, Sept. 9th 6-9PM
A.L.I.C.E. Gallery
4, Rue Du Pays De Liege in Brussels, Belgium
‘Nuevo Mundo: Transmutacion Intercontinental’ featuring new works from Sixeart
(On view through Oct. 9th)

Thurs, Sept. 9th 7PM
Circle Culture Gallery
Gipsstrasse 11 in Berlin, Germany
‘Trouble’ featuring new works from Aaron Rose
(On view through Sept. 25th)

Thurs, Sept. 9th
Galerie du Jour
44 rue Quincampoix in Paris, France
‘3+1’ featuring works from Ryan McGinley, Dash Snow, and Harmony Korine
(On view through Nov. 6th)

Thurs, Sept. 9th
The Galo Art Gallery
Via Saluzzo 11/G in Torino, Italy
‘The Italian Job’ featuring new works from The London Police


Thurs, Sept. 9th
Moscow Museum of Modern Art (MMoMA)
10 Gogolevsky Blvd in Moscow, Russia
‘New York’ featuring works from Richard Hambleton
(On view through Sept. 26th)


Fri, Sept. 10th 6-9PM
Andrew James Art
39 North Maoming Road, Jing’an Dist., Shanghai, China
‘Here’s Fun For Everyone’ featuring new works from AIKO
(On view through Oct. 31st)

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.