FRIDAY, JANUARY 11
Frank Gehry: Fish Lamps
Gagosian (Beverly Hills)
Opening reception for an exhibition of Frank Gehry's Fish Lamps. Gehry produced the new lamps in 2012 and they will be divided between Gagosian Beverly Hills and Gagosian Paris at concurrent exhibitions. "The fish is a perfect form" -- Frank Gehry. On view through February 14, 2013.
Jesse Willenberg and P&CO.
Thomas Duncan Gallery (Hollywood)
Opening reception for two shows. An exhibition of new paintings and wall drawings by Los Angeles-based artist Jesse Willenbring is on view in the gallery's ground floor space. P&CO. is a group show driven by the collective work of Aram Moshayedi, Carter Mull, Willenbring, and other international contributors including Math Bass, Fiona Connor, Vishal Jugdeo, Mungo Thompson, Pae White, and many more. On view through February 16, 2013.
SATURDAY, JANUARY 12
Regen Projects (Hollywood)
Opening reception for an exhibition by artist Jack Pierson. This show features a film, THE END OF THE WORLD!, in which which Pierson portrays action movie hero X, a lonesome post-Rapture nihilist walking the landscape of his vanished youth looking for signs of Ricky Nelson amongst the debris of his discontent. Click here to read the press release. On view through February 16, 2013.
Culver City Gallery Openings
Hugh Scott-Douglas at Blum & Poe, Lisa Sigal and Steffani Jemison at
LA><ART. Rodney McMillian at Susanne Vielmetter, Mary Corse & James Turrell at Nye + Brown, Mario Ybarra Jr. at Honor Fraser, Bernard Piffaretti at Cherry and Martin, Martin Durazo at Luis de Jesus, Ed Templeton at Roberts & Tilton, and many more. Click here for the Culver City Itinerary.
SUNDAY, JANUARY 13
Artists in Conversation at LACMA
LACMA (Miracle Mile)
2 p.m., 4 p.m.
Visit LACMA for two sets of artists in conversation. First at 2 p.m., Liz Glynn, Mark Hagen, and Ruben Ochoa discuss their work and the exhibition Lost Line: Contemporary Art from the Collection. The conversation is moderated by Jane McFadden. Then at 4 p.m. Art Catalogues at LACMA, artist Jack Pierson, who has a show at Regen Projects, celebrates the publication of his two new books and is joined by artist/writer Malik Gaines to discuss Pierson's new work and ongoing interest in photography.