The Luckman Gallery is 3,600 square foot space located at the top of the Street of the Arts at the Luckman Fine Arts Complex. Since its inaugural exhibition in 1994, it has emerged as one of the most respected galleries in Los Angeles.







Karin Mayr & Martin Sturm, Performance still from Shock the Art Muscle (2015-16). Image: Calista Lyon

On view: January 16 - March 12, 2016

organized by Karin Mayr and Martin Sturm

Karin Mayr and Martin Sturm formed a multimedia collaborative based out of Vienna, Austria that creates projects that combine their artistic work with their curatorial practice. They developed this unique combination when they co-founded the artist-run space project LOVE_ in Vienna, a composite of art and curation that counteracted the conventional showcasing of their work through an integrative approach to exhibition design. For their exhibition Pain Point Schicht at the Luckman Gallery, they will combine this unique blend of artistic creation and curation by working with a selection of European artists who work outside the normal exhibition circuit.

See exhibition images here.

Featured artists: Albert Allgaier, Cara Chan, Gabriele Edlbauer, Andrea Lüth, Karin Mayr, Noële Ody, Gerald Rossbacher, Martin Sturm, and Jakub Vrba.

This exhibition was funded in part by the generous support of the Austrian Consulate General Los Angeles, Austrian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Government of Upper Austria, and Government of Tyrol.

Opening Reception: Saturday, January 16, 6-8 pm.

Gallery hours: Monday through Thursday & Saturday, 12-5 pm.

Admission to the Luckman Gallery is free of charge.





On view: November 7, 2015 - December 19, 2015

Utilizing stereoscopic projection and computer graphic techniques appropriated from contemporary Hollywood production, Andy Fedak augments the world around him into surreal narrative vignettes focusing on anxiety, consciousness, anarchism, and revelation.  Some macabre, others humerous, each piece digs deeper into an unknown territory that is uncanny, yet familiar. You Have Nothing to Worry About is Andy Fedak's first solo exhibition that comprehensively situates rarely-seen past projects alongside new work.
See exhibition images here.

Opening Reception: Saturday, November 7, 6-8 p.m.  

Gallery hours: Monday through Thursday & Saturday, 12-5 p.m. 

Admission to the Luckman Gallery is free of charge.





On view: September 12 through October 24, 2015

This exhibition highlights the extensive career of Los Angeles-based artist Walter Askin whose multi-faceted work ranges from sardonic graphic works, large painterly abstractions, to vibrant figurative sculptures. In each of these respective mediums he creates imaginative yet satirical images whose eclectic imagery resist being defined by any distinct movement.

See exhibition images here.

Gallery hours: Monday through Thursday & Saturday, 12-5 pm.

Admission to the Luckman Gallery is free of charge.




On View March 28 through May 23, 2015

Employing experimental animation, sculpture, installation and photography. Melanie Nakaue creates a psychological space that focuses on the use of the figure in sculptural traditions and techniques.  All in a way to reinscribe the depiction of affliction.

The works in the exhibition are inspired by historical figurative sculptures. Neolithic Japanese clay figurines (dogū) of the Jōmon period. Made by women who often depicted animal and female hybrids. Whom some believe have talismanic properties. Early Venus sculptures and late 19th century sculpture in the round are points of interest. These subjects exist as mythologies for works in the exhibition that explore the dichotomies surrounding mortality and aesthetics.

Opening Reception: Saturday, March 28, 6-8 PM.

Admission to the Luckman Gallery is free of charge.


Ginger Wolfe-Suarez and Primitivo Suarez

On view January 10 through March 14, 2015.

This is the first large-scale exhibition featuring both individual and collaborative works by Ginger Wolfe-Suarez and Primitivo Suarez. These two artists have been working both independently and collaboratively on writings, sculpture, and installations for the past ten years. This exhibition draws from their interests in architecture, and the psychology and mediation of space and materials. Concepts of re-iteration, ephemerality, and the memory of place are explored through a series of complex sculptural logic. This will also be Ginger and Primitivo's first exhibition since relocating back to Los Angeles.

Ginger’s new work of wall segments occupied by framed photocopies and drawings juxtaposes ideas of temporary and constant conditions. The installation expands on the artist’s explorations of ephemerality and the perception of permanence.

Primitivo’s latest installation of repetitive passage ways re-frames circulation and transition; continuing the artist’s interest into how perceptions of time and formal relationships are influenced as much by memory as by the built environment.  

The exhibition also includes a collaborative process-based installation titled Extractions or Excavations which will develop over the course of the exhibition. Also included are drawings, sculpture, and a proposal for a future large scale architectural intervention.
See exhibition images here.


Opening Reception: Saturday, January 10, 2015, 6-8 PM
Admission to the Luckman Gallery is free of charge.

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