(credit: Mark Moore Gallery)

(credit: Mark Moore Gallery)


What are some of the best places to see art in Culver City? From cutting-edge contemporary to traditional paintings, sculpture, and photography, here are some of the top spots to get your art on in Culver’s burgeoning arts district.
(credit: Thinkspace)

(credit: Thinkspace)


Thinkspace
6009 Washington Blvd.
Culver City, CA 90232
(310) 558-3375
www.thinkspacegallery.com

Founded in 2005, contemporary art is the mainstay at this gallery. The focus here is young and emerging art, with Thinkspace often mounting two thematic solo shows concurrently every month in the inviting but spare two-room space. Thinkspace also maintains a vibrant presence at art shows and special exhibitions, such as the LA Art Show.

(credit: Mark Moore Gallery)

(credit: Mark Moore Gallery)


Mark Moore Gallery
5790 Washington Blvd.
Culver City, CA 90232
(310) 453-3031
www.markmooregallery.com

Focusing on emerging and mid-career international artists, the Mark Moore gallery offers an eclectic mix of exhibitions in an industrial-chic location just east of La Cienega. The gallery frequently adds artist talks or performances to its cutting edge selections, making it a hot stop on the busy Culver art circuit. Gallerist Moore also frequently donates artworks to national museums.

(credit: Hinge Mondern)

(credit: Hinge Mondern)


Hinge Modern
8558 Washington Boulevard
Culver City, CA 90232
(310) 559-8800
www.hingemodern.com

Hinge Modern showcases a mix of both established and emerging contemporary artists whose work is both national and international in scope, as well as offering consulting services for collectors. The small, eclectic gallery also has a patio that makes this a great stop for warm-weather openings.

(credit: Maloney Fine Art)

(credit: Maloney Fine Art)


Maloney Fine Art
2680 S. La Cienega Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90034
(310) 570-6420
www.maloneyfineart.com

From photography to paintings and sculpture, Maloney Fine Art offers a wide ranging mix of emerging artists, and serves as host to lively late afternoon openings monthly. Recent solo exhibitions featured paper, needlework, and photographic art, as well as a series of haunting, delicate acrylic paintings.

(credit: Blum & Poe)

(credit: Blum & Poe)


Blum & Poe
2727 S. La Cienega
Los Angeles, CA 90034
(310) 836-2062
www.blumandpoe.com

For the finest in abstract art, Blum & Poe is the place. This spacious contemporary art gallery has exhibition space in Tokyo and New York as well as Los Angeles. This renowned gallery is something of a “must-see” in LA, with a wide range of sculpture and paintings from established and emerging artists. A recent minimalist exhibition drew raves from collectors and art lovers. An extra plus: there’s a parking lot in back.

(credit: Klowden Mann)

(credit: Klowden Mann)


Klowden Mann
6023 Washington Blvd
Culver City, CA
(310) 280-0226
www.klowdenmann.com

Focusing on Los Angeles artists, Klowden Mann is a contemporary gallery that presents both solo and group shows, with a variety of conceptually themed emerging and mid-career artists. Sculpture, such as Bettina Hubby’s riveting bronzes, play an integral part of the gallery’s art exhibitions.

(credit: Maxwell Alexander)

(credit: Maxwell Alexander)


Maxwell Alexander
6144 Washington Blvd.
Culver City, CA 90232
(310) 839-9242
www.maxwellalexandergallery.com

For a taste of fine art, both historic and contemporary, Maxwell Alexander is the right stop on the gallery circuit. American contemporary realism is the primary focus of this space. A recent exhibition the LA Art Show focused on western landscapes as finely wrought as photographic images.

Genie Davis is a multi-published journalist, novelist, and screenwriter. She lives near the beach in Los Angeles. See more on: CBSLA | eco-exist.com | geniedavis.com | DiversionsLA | Twitter.

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