While you check out Art Los Angeles Contemporary this weekend, in person or on Artsy, we recommend you take a look at these five fantastic galleries.
David Kordansky: At his eponymous Los Angeles gallery, David Kordansky shows a range of emerging and established contemporary artists including Kathryn Andrews, Thomas Lawson, Elad Lassry, and Sam Gilliam. Currently located in Culver City, the gallery moves to a new, 15,000 square foot space on South La Brea this fall. At ALAC, Kordansky shows the expressive ceramic sculptures of Ruby Neri.
Ana Cristea Gallery: New York Chelsea gallery Ana Cristea Gallery specializes in emerging artists and artists from Eastern Europe. At ALAC, the gallery shows a variety of paintings including abstractions by Shaan Syed, of butterflies and classical figures by Nicola Samori, and vibrant collage-like works by George Little.
Altman Siegel: Downtown San Francisco gallery Altman Siegel shows emerging and established contemporary artists. The gallery brings a varied presentation to ALAC, including Zarouhie Abdalian’s fruit scale installation, a large Liam Everett, mixed-media painting, and an ethereal moon print by Trevor Paglen.
Et al. Projects: Another San Francisco gallery Et al. Projects is located in Chinatown, representing an intimate lineup of contemporary artists, and using their gallery as an exhibition space and a site for experimental events. At ALAC, the gallery brings the op-art creation paintings of Aaron Finnis, a variety of Andrew Chapman’s dark, mysterious abstract works, and fabric works created with sunlight by Chris Duncan.
David Castillo Gallery: Located in a former dilapidated warehouse, Miami’s David Castillo Gallery shows local and international emerging and mid-career artists. The gallery offers a solo presentation of Wendy White at ALAC, showing a variety of her acrylic paintings featuring expressive and gestural brushstrokes, neon colors, and unique PVC frames.