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Past Exhibitions

Past Exhibition


Opening Reception: August 12, 6-9pm   Shulamit Nazarian is pleased to present Not/Normal, a group exhibition curated in collaboration with Ceci Moss, including works by David Berezin, Janaye Brown, Kevin Jerome Everson, Steffani Jemison, Owen Kydd, and Nicolas Provost. As a marker of the extraordinary nature of our current political moment, the hashtag #notnormal emerged […]

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Yale MFA Photography 2017

Shulamit Nazarian is pleased to present Doublespeak, a selection of over fifty new works by Yale University’s 2017 MFA Photography graduates. The exhibition features work by Farah Al Qasimi, Bek Andersen, Lance Brewer, Harry Griffin, Matthew Leifheit, Walker Olesen, Res, Anna Shimshak, Danna Singer, and Chau Tran, who explore moments between fact and fiction, evidence […]

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Broken Language

Josh Faught, Greg Ito, Takeshi Murata, and Wendy White

Opening Reception: Thursday, May 25, 6-9pm Shulamit Nazarian is pleased to present Broken Language, an exhibition featuring four artists whose works operate within coded systems of visual communication. These artists utilize fractured letterforms, emojis, trademarks, commercial illustrations, and icons in a process that dismisses linear narrative in favor of non-hierarchical structures of language. Collectively, the […]

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Genevieve Gaignard

The Powder Room

  Opening Reception: Saturday, April 15, 6-9pm   Shulamit Nazarian is pleased to present The Powder Room, the gallery’s second solo exhibition with Los Angeles-based artist Genevieve Gaignard. Navigating the intersections of race, gender, age, and religion, The Powder Room builds upon Gaignard’s practice of character-driven self-portraiture in photography as she introduces a new cast […]

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Escape Attempts

Curated by Dr.Kathy Battista

  Featuring: Carmen Argote, Susan Hefuna, Cindy Hinant, Alex McQuilkin, Sarah Meyohas, Virginia Overton, and Naama Tsabar Inaugurating its new Hollywood location, Shulamit Nazarian presents Escape Attempts, a group exhibition of seven international artists working in dialogue with the legacy of minimal art. Carmen Argote, Susan Hefuna, Cindy Hinant, Alex McQuilkin, Sarah Meyohas, Virginia Overton, […]

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Reuven Israel

As Above, So Below

Tales of Love and Deception: Essay by Lilly Wei View the full exhibition catalog here. Shulamit Nazarian is pleased to present As Above, So Below, a solo exhibition of new sculptures by Brooklyn-based artist Reuven Israel, marking the artist’s first solo presentation in Los Angeles. In this new body of work, Israel continues his sculptural practice […]

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Phillip Maisel


Opening Reception: Wednesday, September 14  6-8pm   Shulamit Nazarian is pleased to present Habitat, an exhibition of recent works by San Francisco-based artist Phillip Maisel. Habitat marks the artist’s first solo exhibition in Los Angeles. While rooted in language of photography, Maisel’s practice traverses sculpture, collage, and installation. Never fully resigning itself to a single […]

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Special Projects
Fay Ray


Los Angeles-based artist Fay Ray explores the fetishization of objects and the construction of female identity through high-contrast, monochrome photomontages, and suspended sculptures. Her works are inspired by fashion photography, surrealist visual tropes, and fetish-related materials and objects. The status of objects is also highlighted in Ray’s three-dimensional works: Cereus, Marble, Abalone, 2016 combines natural […]

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Phantom Limb

Opening Reception Thursday, August 4th / 6-8pm Featuring: Scott Anderson, Wendell Gladstone, Trenton Doyle Hancock, Maja Ruznic, and May Wilson Shulamit Nazarian is pleased to present Phantom Limb, an exhibition featuring five artists whose works operate between figuration and abstraction. The term phantom limb describes the illusion of feeling a body part when the actual […]

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Special Project
Amir H. Fallah


Corner is a site-specific special project by Amir H. Fallah, located in the gallery’s upstairs landing space. Fallah’s artistic oeuvre encompasses painting, drawing, sculpture, and installation, combined with a visual vocabulary that includes collage and complex patterning. The works present a critical observation of the deconstruction and appropriation of portraiture in all its various forms. […]

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Curated by Tim Goossens

  Featuring: Martine Gutierrez, Young Joon Kwak, Lynn Hershman Leeson, Felipe Meres, Tori Wrånes. Curated by Tim Goossens, Shapeshifters is an intergenerational exhibition that features the work of artists, activists, and musicians who use alter egos as tools for change and survival. The artists included in this exhibition have created personas in their visual or performative practices in order […]

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Carmen Argote

Mansión Magnolia

Opening Reception: April 16, 2016 6-8pm Shulamit Nazarian is pleased to announce Mansión Magnolia, a solo exhibition by Los Angeles-based artist Carmen Argote. Known primarily for her large-scale architectural installations, the artist has created her first exhibition comprised entirely of photography. Argote developed this body of work in Guadalajara, Mexico, while inhabiting Mansión Magnolia, her […]

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Theodore Boyer and Jake Ziemann

Set in Stone

Exhibition Walk-through and Artist Talk Saturday, March 26, 2016, 2-4pm Please join us for an exhibition walk-through of Set in Stone followed by a conversation between artist, Jake Ziemann, and our new Senior Director, Seth Curcio.  Light refreshments will be served. Parking will be provided in the structure across the street. Shulamit Nazarian is pleased […]

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Elham Rokni


Opening Reception: January 14, 2016 6-9pm   Shulamit Nazarian is pleased to announce Clavileño, a new exhibition, exploring the relationship between light, movement, and narrative, from Iran-born, Israel-based artist Elham Rokni. Anchored by two videos, the exhibition features new large-scale abstract works on paper that bring flashes of brightness, in the otherwise, dramatically dark installation. […]

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Genevieve Gaignard

Us Only

Shulamit Nazarian is pleased to announce Genevieve Gaignard: “Us Only,” the artist’s second solo show in Los Angeles and her first exhibition with the gallery. Gaignard, a 2014 graduate of Yale University School of Art with an MFA in Photography, creates site-specific installations dominated by the photographic medium to evoke a nostalgia of place and […]

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Fereydoun Ave

Postcards from Iranestan

Opening September 10, 2015 Public reception: 7-9pm   Shulamit Nazarian is pleased to announce two new exhibitions for the fall. Fereydoun Ave, considered the godfather of contemporary Iranian art, will present new work from his ongoing “Rostam” series, in which he explores masculinity and the cultural psyche. In the second gallery, Los Angeles-based artist Sherin […]