Andrew Weiss Gallery
Well known for the world’s largest collection of Marilyn Monroe photography. New major exhibition, “Hollywood Glamour, Portraits of the Icons,” which features photographs of some of the most iconic faces that graced the screen such as Katharine Hepburn, Jean Harlow, Marlene Dietrich, Joan Crawford, Veronica Lake, Humphrey Bogart, Clark Gable, Vivien Leigh, and the legendary Marilyn Monroe. 179 South Beverly Drive, Beverly Hills, 310.246.9333.
Gallery for savvy contemporary art collectors with locations in Los Angeles and Zurich, offers a wide selection of high quality original artworks from established and emerging international artists at affordable prices. Artspace Warehouse is approachable and specializes in guilt-free international abstract, urban, pop and figurative art. Open daily. 7358 Beverly Blvd., L.A., 323.936.7020. artspacewarehouse.com
Gallery What Dodger and Yankee stadiums mean to baseball fans is what Gagosian Gallery means to art lovers. The gallery’s Hall of Fame stable of bluechip artists includes Roy Lichtenstein, Andy Warhol, Cy Twombly and Maya Lin, who designed the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. And these are just the infielders! 456 N. Camden Drive, Beverly Hills, 310.271.9400.
Galerie Michael specializes in European paintings, drawings and prints from the 17th century to the present, including works by Rembrandt van Rijn, Chagall, Toulouse-Lautrec, Picasso, Renoir and Matisse. In addition, the gallery has played a significant role in the rediscovery of the painters of the Barbizon school. Artists such as Daubigny, Harpignies, L’Hermitte and other greats of the 19thcentury French landscape tradition are featured in the gallery collection. 224 North Rodeo Drive, Beverly Hills, 310.273.3377, galeriemichael.com
Gebert Gallery Contemporary
Located in the heart of hip Venice, this gallery specializes in abstract paintings and sculptures from an international group of artists, from established masters to exciting emerging talents. The gallery is the latest—and the first in California-in the collection of family-owned and -operated contemporary art galleries that have earned prestige from Scottsdale to Sante Fe. Exhibitions reflect the diversity and imagination of the gallery’s featured artists. 1345 Abbot Kinney Blvd., Venice, 310.450.9897.
This year marks the 30th anniversary of a meaningful historical landmark in a city not known for its cultural institutions’ staying power. Just a block off of Venice’s eccentric boardwalk, the gallery ounterbalances the funk with sophisticated, museum-quality shows of major contemporary American and European artists. Deborah Butterfield, Peter Shelton and Dale Chihuly are just a few of the gallery’s many marquee artists. 45 N. Venice Blvd., Venice, 310.822.4955.
La Luz de Jesus Gallery
Few galleries can boast about launching an art movement. La Luz de Jesus, spearheaded by visionary Billy Shire, did just that, creating a vibrant space that has showcased outsider art for 20 years, weaving diverse strands of comic book illustration, tattoo ink, primitive and deviant painting, and folk iconography into the phenomenon known as Lowbrow art. Artists such as Shag and Joe Coleman are pop culture icons. 4633 Hollywood Blvd., L.A., 323.666.7667.
On the cutting edge of the art world, Mouche Gallery’s contemporary style of art collecting inspires a new generation. “Maestro” Keiko Noah has assembled works from celebrity artists (e.g. Steven Tyler, Jerry Garcia) and emerging talent, plus a huge selection of celebrity photos. 340 N. Beverly Drive, Beverly Hills, 424.354.8008. mouchegallery.com
Patricia Correia Gallery
The Chicano art movement of the late 1960s spawned an outpouring of painting, sculpture, photography, printmaking and conceptual art. Generally presented in vibrantly colorful, politically potent images, artists further expressed themselves via a cross-cultural visual vocabulary gleaned from the streets of East L.A. and peppered with Catholic religious imagery. The gallery features Mexican-American artists including Gronk, Frank Romero and Elsa Flores. 2525 Michigan Ave., Santa Monica 310.264.1760.
Stephen Cohen Gallery
Specializing in vintage and contemporary photography (and photo-based art) from the Americas and Europe, this gallery opened in 1992 and moved to its present location in 1995. Proprietor Cohen also founded Artfairs Inc., which stages major photography fairs around the country, as well as Art LA, a yearly art fair that includes galleries that show all genres of visual arts. 7358 Beverly Blvd., L.A. 323.937.5525.
Fine Art is a recognized force within the international fine art community with a retail gallery presence in West Hollywood for more than fifteen years. Trigg Ison specializes in early 20th century figurative modern paintings and sculpture with emphasis on the Art Deco/Modernist movement. Hand selected from private collections internationally, the gallery features both European and American fine art. Artist’s inventory include original paintings by Andre’ Lhote, Albert Gleizes, Andre’ Masson, representing artist’s Robert McIntosh, Maxine Kim Stussy, and Belgian artist, Jessica Rice. 511 N. Robertson Blvd, West Hollywood, 310.274.8047.