If you’re an artsy minx, you can’t miss out on this Saturday night. Lucky for you, an unusually large amount of galleries are getting ready for openings. So put on your best art-seeing heels and grab your camera for some of Saturday’s best opening shows.
1. XVALA – Funny games
XVALA doesn’t fear shaking things up. So it’s no surprise that his next show focuses on one of pop’s biggest current stars – Beebs himself. XVALA took trash from Justin Bieber and is now using those items to make artwork. Check out works like a chocolate scupture of a banana in a hot dog bun. Need we say more? Head to the Brewery Complex at 642 Moulton Ave for the opening reception at 8 p.m. Get more information here.
2. I Art You 78/83 – Celebrity Bath Salts
Following the famous faces themes, the duo I Art You 78/83 will take your favorite names and make them into zombies. Yes, zombies. Following the craze over zombie-like events and bath salts, the artistic pair puts a humorous spins on recognizable icons. Not bad for getting into the Halloween spirit. Head to Pop tArt gallery for at 3023 west 6th street at 7 p.m. to get your zombie on. Get more information here.
3. Dirty Lights: A Photography Exhibition
If you’re a photography fiend and music lover, this show beautifully clashes both world. Hosted in part by Filter magazine, the show will feature works from well-known photographers but also non-art peeps like a director and comedian. Featuring a performance from Father John Misty, the night will surely be star-studded. The show starts at 8 p.m. but feel free to arrive fashionably late. Get more information here.
4. Lola – Haro
Corey Helford Gallery, one of the main galleries in the Culver City Art District, will celebrate the opening of its new locale CHG Circa. At 7 p.m. you can check out the new space and the whimsical work of Lola, which looks like something out of a strange but intriguing dream. Stroll around the neighborhood to check out other openings going on that same night. Get more information here.