Advocate Gallery

1125 N. McCadden Place, (323) 860-7337; (323) 860-7302. Unique art space at Village at Ed Gould Plaza, part of the L.A. Gay Lesbian Center. Exhibits works of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender artists. Karen Herold “Infatuation and Connectivity”, Aug 5-9, Brian To “A Body of Work”, Aug 12-16, Kent Pachuta “The Sublime and the Baroque”, Aug 19-23, Richard Cascioli “The Definition of Love”, Aug 26 –30. Hours: Mon-Sat 9am-9pm, Sun 9am-8pm.
Eric Joyner's contribution to "hot August Art" at La Luz De Jesus Gallery.
Apex Fine Art
152 N. La Brea Ave., (323) 634-7887. Photography. Anderson Low “Body of Work” July 11- Aug 30, “A Tribute to Sid Avery”, Sept 5-Oct 11. Hours: Tues-Sat 11am-5pm or by appointment.
Kiyo Higashi Gallery
8332 Melrose Ave., (323) 655-2482. Contemporary art. Exhibiting works by Perry Araeipour, Larry Bell, Max Cole, William Dwyer, Penelope Krebs and Guy Williams. “Group Show” July 19-Aug 30, Carol Kaufman “New Work” Sept 13- Nov 1. Hours: Tue-Sat 11am-6pm and by appointment.
Autry Museum of Western Heritage

4700 Western Heritage Way, (323) 667-2000.
Permanent collection of fine Western art includes Remington, Bierstadt, and Russell. “Ocean View: The Deception of Southern California” thru July 27. Free admission 2nd Tuesday each month. (see PLACES, MUSIC, FILM)
Barnsdall Arts Center

4800 Hollywood Blvd., (213)-473-8457. Classes resume at Barnsdall Art Park in the fall. Call for information.
Barnsdall Art Park
4800 Hollywood Blvd. In 1927, oil heiress Aline Barnsdall gave Hollyhock House and eleven surrounding acres to the City of Los Angeles for use as a public art park. Home of Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery Junior Arts Center and Barnsdall Art Center. (See Hollyhock House in PLACES OF INTEREST).
Jan Baum Gallery
170 S. La Brea Ave., (323) 932-0170. Emerging and established contemporary artists. Group Show “Deep Waters Run Still” July 11- Aug 16. Hours: Tues-Sat, 10am-5:30pm.
Muriel K. Boris Gallery
8908 Melrose Ave., (310) 858 8566. Collection of oil on canvas and watercolor paintings inspired by French impressionist and post-impressionist masters of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Hours: Mon Sat, 12-6pm, Tues-Fri, 10am-6pm.
Butterfield’s Auctioneers, an eBay Company
7601 Sunset Blvd., (323) 850-7500. Fine art auctioneers appraisers since 1865. Free auction event one Wednesday a month. Call for clinic viewing auction schedules. Hours: Mon-Fri, 8:30am-5pm.
Chac Mool Gallery
8920 Melrose Ave., (310) 550-6792. Contemporary fine art. Kenneth Noland “Paintings” thru July 7, Dan Walsh “Paintings” July 11-Aug 9, Sami Hayek “Furniture Design” Aug 15-31. Hours: Mon-Fri 10am-6pm, Sat 11am-5pm.
Circle Elephant Art
4634 Hollywood Blvd. (323) 662-3279.
Contemporary art by established and emerging artists. Javier Aguilar “The Puer Series” thru Aug 16, Sandra Yagi Sept 5- Oct 11. Website:
Stephen Cohen Gallery
7368 Beverly Blvd., (323) 937-5525. Vintage contemporary photography.
Jonathan Torgovnik
“Bollywood Dreams” thru July 5, Dmtri Baltermants “The Great Patriotic War 1941-1945” July 10-Aug 23, Viggo Mortenson “Mielo” Sept 11- Nov 1. Hours: Tues-Sat, 11am-5pm.
Couturier Gallery
166 N. La Brea Ave., (323) 933-5557. Focusing on contemporary paintings, ceramics, sculpture, and photography. Victor Vazques “Milagros de la Torre” thru Aug 16.
Dan Gallery
766 Melrose Ave., (323) 782-0080. Importer, curator, and reseller of fine Asian art, reinvents itself every two months. Hours: Tues-Sat, 11am-7pm.
Dirt Gallery
7906 Santa Monica Blvd,. #218, (323) 822-9359.
Charles Krafft “Disaster Show Porcelains” thru Sept 27. Hours: Thurs-Fri, 12-5pm, Sat 12-6pm.
Edenhurst Gallery
8920 Melrose Ave. #218, (310) 247-8151. Specializing in early California paintings by Payne, Wendt, Rose, Braun, Frost. “The Plein Air Vangard” thru Sept 30. Hours: M-F 10am-6pm, Sat 11am-5pm.
Fahey/Klein Gallery
148 N. La Brea Ave., (323) 934-2250. Vintage
and contemporary photography. Rodney Smith “Photographs” Teun Hocks “Untitled Painted Photographs” thru July 19. Hours: Tues-Sat, 10am-6pm. Website:
Fake Gallery
4319 Melrose Ave., (323) 661-0786. Featuring the finest fake works from some of the finest non-existent artists. Fake performances weekend evenings. Call for hours and schedule.
Gallery 825
825 N. La Cienega Blvd., (310) 652-8272. A non-profit organization and multi-media alternate space for Southern California artists founded in 1925. “It’s a Fine Line” thru July 18, “And Now a Word From Our Sponsor” Sept 6- 26. Hours: Tues-Sat, 12pm-5pm
Gemini G.E.L.
8365 Melrose Ave., (323) 651-0513. Fine art publishers of limited prints and multiple sculptures. New editions by Frank Gehry, Ellsworth Kelly, Brice Marden, Malcolm Morley, Elizabeth Murray, Richard Serra and Susan Rothenberg. Hours: Mon-Fri 9am-5:30pm.
Goldfield Galleries
8380 Melrose Ave., (323) 651-1122. 19th- and 20th Century American Impressionists, California paintings and Western art. Hours: Mon-Fri, 10am-5pm.
Graphic Experience Gallery
8244 Santa Monica Blvd., (323) 650-1873. Specializing in hard-to-find and out-of-print museum posters and fine European prints. Hours: Mon-Sat, 12noon-6pm.
Harmony Gallery
5911 1/2 Franklin Ave (323) 957-7965
Showcases an impressive array of underground superstars, established and emerging. Space provides readings, music and art. "Kids Harmony" ongoing. Hours: Wed-Sun 3-8pm, or by appointment.
Michael Hittleman Gallery
8797 Beverly Blvd., (323) 655-5364. Israeli Art. Artists include: Schienever, Tobiasse, Chagall, Icupferman, Gershuni, Ben Auram, Agam. Hours: Mon-Fri 11am-5pm, Sun 1-5pm.
Iturralde Gallery
116 S. LaBrea Ave., (323) 937-4267. Specializing in Contemporary Latin American art since 1987. Raul Cordero “The Rolling Landmark” July 11-Aug 16. Hours: Tues-Fri 10am-5pm, Sat 11am-5pm.
Kantor Gallery
7025 Melrose Ave., (323) 933-6976. Moved to new location. Established, emerging and local artists. Andy Warhol “Icons” thru Aug 17. Hours: Tues-Sat, 11am-5pm.
William A. Karges Fine Art
9001 Melrose Ave., (310) 276-8551. Early California and American Paintings. Dennis Doheny, Sept 13-Oct 12. Hours: Mon-Sat 9am-5pm.
Merry Karnowsky Gallery
170 S. La Brea Ave., (323) 933-4408. Cutting edge, contemporary works. Hours: Tues-Sat 12noon-6pm.
Jan Kesner Gallery
164 N. La Brea Ave., (323) 938-6834. Closed for remodeling.
Michael Kohn Gallery
8071 Beverly Blvd. (323)658-8088. Contemporary paintings and sculpture. Hours: Tues-Fri 10am-6pm, Sat 11am-6pm. Closed Aug 18-31.
Koplin Del Rio Gallery
464 N. Robertson Boulevard, (310) 657-9843. Contemporary representational artists. Contemporary paintings and sculpture. Steven Curry “Recent Paintings” thru July 5, “L.A. Absolute International”
July 12-Sept 6, David Ligare “Celebrating 20 Years…Paintings” Sept 13-Oct 25. Hours: Thurs-Fri 10am-5:30pm, Sat 11am-5:30pm.
"Men and Women", George Stone exhibit at the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery.
Hamilton-Selway Fine Art
8678 Melrose Ave., (310) 657-1711. Specializing in modern and contemporary fine art (Warhol, Haring, Hockney, Lichtenstein, Dine, plus others). Hours: Mon-Sat 10am-7pm.

La Luz de Jesus Gallery

4633 Hollywood Blvd., (323) 666-7667.
Underground, cutting edge, visual and ethnic folk art. “The Four of July” Thru July 27, “Hot August Art”
Aug 1-31, “Shag” Sept 5-28.
Margo Leavin Gallery
812 N. Robertson Boulevard, (310) 273-0603.
Contemporary American and European art. Sarah Charlesworth, Louis Lawler, Laurie Simmons, “New Works” Sept 6-Oct 4. Hours: Tues-Sat 11am-5pm.
Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (LACE)
6522 Hollywood Blvd., (323) 957-1777. A cutting-edge arts center featuring multi-media exhibitions by emerging and renowned international artists. Film, video, sculpture, painting, photography. Chris Burden “Small Skyscraper” thru July 13. Hours: Weds-Sun 12pm-6pm, Fri 12-9pm. Closed in Aug.
Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery
4804 Hollywood Blvd., (213) 473-8453. Reopens in January with George Stone exhibit. “C.O.L.A.2003 Individual Artist Fellowships Exhibition” thru July 27. George Stone “Probabilities” Mid Career Survey,
Sept 9-Nov 16.
Tobey C. Moss Gallery
7321 Beverly Blvd., (323) 933-5523. Fine prints, drawings, sculpture, paintings and California Modernism. “Artists of the Jerusalem Print Workshop” July 10-Aug 30,“Artists from the Tamarind Lithography Workshop” July 19-Aug 30, “Ynez Johnston” Sept 18-Nov 15. Includes paintings, drawings, collages, watercolors, etchings and woodcuts. Hours: Tues-Sat 11am-4pm and by appointment.
MTA Metro Art Tour
(213) 922-4ART. Call for a free brochure to take a self-guided tour or to schedule a docent guided group tour of works by artists on the Metro Rail System.
5241 Melrose Ave., (323) 469-9353. 20th century painting and sculpture. “New Sculpture” thru July 31. Closed Aug. Hours: Tues-Sat 11am-4pm.
Don O’Melveny Gallery
9009 Melrose Ave. (310) 273-7868. Works of emerging artists, mainly paintings, mixed media, sculpture. Russell Young, July 2-31, “Launchpad Exhibition” Aug 2-16, “L.A. Assembaledge Show” Aug 16-30. Hours: Tues-Sat, 12-6pm.
Pacific Design Center
8687 Melrose Ave., (310) 657-0800. West Hollywood’s famous “Blue Whale” is the center for design arts, furniture, textiles and accessories. Hours: Mon-Fri 10am-5pm (see PLACES).
Herbert Palmer Gallery
9003 Melrose, (310) 278-6407. Modern and contemporary art. Niki de Saint Phalle “Collage Works On Paper” thru Sept 12. Hours: Tues-Fri 10am-6pm, Sat 11am-5pm.
Park La Brea Art Center
432 S. Curson Ave., (323) 549-5498, Bldg 50. Affordable art classes: painting, drawing, ceramics, photography.
Photo Impact Gallery
931 N. Citrus Ave., (323) 461-0141. Specializes in black white photography. Hours: Mon-Thurs 8:30am-9pm, Fri 8:30am-6:30pm, Sun 1-9pm.
Remba Gallery
462 N. Robertson Boulevard, (310) 657-1101.
Contemporary prints and sculpture. Hours: Tues-Fri 10am-5:30pm, Sat 11am-5:30pm.
Jack Rutberg Fine Arts
357 N. La Brea Ave., (323) 938-5222.
Modern and Contemporary works including Beckmann, Burkhardt, Chagall, Fischinger, Gorky, Gosz, Kollwitz, Marini, Matisse, Matta, Miro, Nolde, Picasso, Pomodoro, Rauschenberg, Rivera, Rivers, Rouault, Tolouse-Lautrec, Warhol, Weisberg, Wesselmann, Witkin, and Zuniga. “Requiem for War” paintings by Hans Burkhardt, July 11-Sept 30. Hours: Tues-Fri 10am-6pm, Sat 10am-5pm.
Daniel Saxon Gallery
552 Norwich Dr., (310) 657-6033. Works by Chicanos/Latinos only. Gronk, Carlos Almaraz, Hugo Crosthwaite, Einar Jamex de la Torre, Estela Hussong, Delilah Montoya, Mario Calvano, Carlos Vargas. Hours: Tues-Fri 11am-5pm, Sat 12-4pm, or by appointment.
Manny Silverman Gallery
619 N. Almont Dr., (310) 659-8256. Modern contemporary artworks. Specializing in the abstract expressionism period. “Not the Usual Suspects” July 10- Aug 16. Hours: Tues-Sat 10am-5pm.
Larry Smith Fine Arts
8642 Melrose Ave., (310) 360-9135. Featuring Eyvind Earle, Frederick Hart, Fanch Leden, Oleg Sabzi, Ping Bryan, Kaufman, Shvaiko, Tuan Showden more. Hours: Tues-Sat 10am-4:30pm.
Sprout Studios
5719 1/2 Santa Monica Blvd., (323) 957-5732
Comprised of four artists’ studios and an exhibition area. Lea Khorramian, Kathleen Lamberti, Elaine Brandt, and Amy Rafti. Catlin Dinkins “Jewelry Installation” July 26- Aug 29. Hours: Wed 11am-4pm.
George Stern Fine Arts
8920 Melrose Ave., (310) 276-2600, (800) 501-6885. Early California Impressionism. William Maughan thru July 12, “Small Gems” July 12-Sept 6. Hours: Tues-Fri 10am-6pm, Sat 11am-6pm.
116 N. Robertson, Plaza A, (310) 358-2500. Gallery/book store specializing in illustrated works, original art and lithographs. Hours: Mon-Sat 10am-6pm, Sun 11am-4pm. (See FAMILY)
1615 Cahuenga Blvd., (323) 465-8525. Closed for summer.
Tasende Gallery
8808 Melrose Ave., (310) 276-8686. Contemporary art. Specializing in contemporary masters of drawing, painting and sculpture. Riera I Aragó “Sculptures Paintings” July 10- Aug 16. Hours: Tues-Fri 10am-6pm, Sat 11am-5pm.
Richard Telles Fine Art
7380 Beverly Blvd (323)965-5578. “Group Show” July 11- Aug 15.
Trigg Ison Fine Art
511 N Robertson Bl. (310) 274-8047. Specializing in Art Deco/ Modernist paintings and sculpture. Hours: Mon-Fri 11am-4pm, Sat by appointment.
Ukrainian Art Center
4315 Melrose Ave., (323) 668-0172. Ukrainian arts on consignment, Psyanki eggs. Hours: Tues, Thurs Sat 10am-2pm.
The Velaslavasay Panorama
5553 Hollywood Blvd., (323) 464-4108. A 360-degree painting of what the southland might have looked like many years ago. “Panorama of the Valley of the Smoke” imparts an old and decidedly unearthly feeling. Hours: Fri, Sat Sun 12noon-5pm.
Verve Gallery
156 N. La Brea, (323) 937-0325. Original photography and fine art; vintage and original posters. Hours: Mon-Fri 10am-5:30pm, Sat noon-5pm.
White Room Gallery
88810 Melrose Ave. (310)-859-2402. Contem-porary photography. Dan Burkholder “Pigment over Platinum Prints” thru July 5. Masumi Hayashi “The Sacred and the Sublime: Photo collages of Angkor Wat and India” July 10-Aug 16. Hours: Tues-Sat 12-6pm.