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Art Openings: Tonight's Art Walk, Notorious Figures, Hi-Fructose

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Thursday

Enjoy another perfect evening in the heart of LA; and take in the gallery scene at tonight’s Downtown Art Walk. A few of the evenings highlights include the opening of Warren Keating’s Overviews at M.J Higgins. These “digital impressionistic” paintings examine unsuspecting subjects from the tops of bridges, buildings, roofs, etc. Also don’t miss the festivities at the Crewest Gallery. This cool graffiti art gallery always goes all out with demos, and fun activities for this monthly event. Get your map here!

Saturday

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The ultra-hip neighborhood spot Cactus Gallery is throwing a party for a huge group show entitled Icons, Legends, and Notorious Figures. The exhibit is described as "depicting the characters, infamous people, and urban legends that symbolize freedom, success, fame and lawlessness." If you've never been to Cactus before it really is a joy-a very eclectic place with all kinds of mixed media art, jewelry & tons more. They even accept LAYAWAY--which is an awesome way to acquire some cool stuff & support local artisans!

Opening reception - 7-10pm
Cactus Gallery
4534 Eagle Rock Blvd. Eagle Rock
323.256.6117
www.eclecticcactus.com

Art magazine Hi-Fructose, is hosting a group art exhibit at Copro Nason in Santa Monica to celebrate their third anniversary. Featuring dozens of artists such as Amy Sol, Jeff Gillette, and Winston Smith. This will be a really good show. - thru Aug. 2nd

Opening reception - 8-11:30pm
Copro Nason Gallery
2525 Michigan Ave. Santa Monica
310.829.2156
www.copronason.com

Sunday

The Artcore Brewery Annex is hosting a reception and talk with artists Kazumi Tanaka & Jungji Lee Sunday afternoon. This non-profit organization regularly hosts exhibitions by new, mid-career & established artists, and is very active in the LA art community. - thru July 30th

Opening reception - 1-3pm
Conversation with artists - 2pm

Brewery Annex
650 A South Ave. 21
323.276.9320
www.laartcore.org

photo of Warren Keating's Getty Woman in Black courtesy of M.J Higgins Fine Art & Furnishings