Art galleries and events

With golden light and technicolor landscapes, Los Angeles is a canvas for creativity. From the Getty to Gagosian, inspiration lies in every direction – and The Maybourne Beverly Hills is at the heart of it all, pointing guests towards must-visit galleries and pop-up events.

Browse our list of recommended current and upcoming exhibitions:

The Pattern of Landscape by Idris Khan

September 17 – November 5, 2022, Sean Kelly, Los Angeles

For its inaugural exhibition, Sean Kelly, Los Angeles is pleased to announce The Pattern of Landscape, a new body of work by Idris Khan. The show features large scale paintings, bronze sculptures, watercolors on paper and photography, the exhibition is notable for a series of profound developments in Khan’s work which incorporates both music and text for the first time. The gallery will be open all day on Saturday, September 17, with a reception from 6-8pm with the artist.

Takashi Murakami: Stepping on the Tail of a Rainbow

Through September 25, 2022 - The Broad

Takashi Murakami is one of the most widely recognized artists working today. His body of work traverses fine art, fashion, animation, film, and other commercial art.

Murakami’s expansive artistic universe will be on view in Takashi Murakami: Stepping on the Tail of a Rainbow, the artist’s first solo exhibition at The Broad.

The exhibition, which includes all of Murakami’s works in the Broad collection and key loans, features 18 works created throughout his career and new immersive environments developed in tandem with the artist and his studio, Kaikai Kiki Co., Ltd.

The Fall Beverly Hills Art Show

October 15 & 16, 2022 - Beverly Gardens Park

The Fall Beverly Hills Art Show will be held in Beverly Gardens Park on October 15 & 16, 2022. This free show features art by artists from around the nation who showcase their work in painting, sculpture, watercolor, photography, mixed media, ceramics, glass, jewelry, drawing and printmaking. Four garden blocks in the center of the city will be brimming with 325 artists from throughout California, the Southwest and the rest of the country.

Cy Twombly Making Past Present

Through October 30, 2022 - Getty Center

American artist Cy Twombly’s engagement with the art and poetry of ancient Greece and Rome played a central role in his creative process. This exhibition explores Twombly’s lifelong fascination with the ancient Mediterranean world through evocative groupings of his paintings, drawings, prints, and sculpture made from the mid-20th to the early 21st century, tracing an imaginative journey of encounters with and responses to ancient texts and artifacts. The presentation includes Greek and Roman antiquities from the artist’s personal collection, on public display for the first time.

Veuve Clicquot “Solaire Culture” Exhibit

October 26 - November 1, 2022 - 468 North Rodeo Drive 

Veuve Clicquot is bringing its “Solaire Culture” exhibit to Los Angeles. The traveling showcase, which kicked off in Tokyo in June, dives into Veuve Clicquot’s history and cultural influence — celebrating 250 years of the Champagne house. Brought to life by art historian Camille Morineau and designer Constance Guisset, the L.A. stop will be open from Oct. 26 to Nov. 16 at 468 North Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills, California.

CY TWOMBLY

September 15 - December 17, 2022 - Beverly Hills

Gagosian is pleased to announce an exhibition of paintings, sculptures, and works on paper by Cy Twombly, organized in association with the Cy Twombly Foundation. Marking the first appearance of the artist’s work at the Beverly Hills gallery since Cy Twombly: The Last Paintings in 2012, it gathers art produced in the final decade of Twombly’s life.

Academy Museum of Motion Pictures’ exhibition Regeneration: Black Cinema 1898-1971

Through April 9, 2023 - Academy Museum of Motion Pictures 

The Academy Museum’s landmark exhibition Regeneration: Black Cinema 1898–1971 explores the visual culture of Black cinema in its manifold expressions, from cinema’s dawn in the late 19th century through the civil rights movements of the 1960s and their aftermath into the early ‘70s. The exhibition is an in-depth look at Black participation in American filmmaking. Regeneration highlights the work of African American filmmakers and creates dialogues with visual artists while simultaneously expanding discussions surrounding US film history. “Regeneration: Black Cinema, 1898–1971” is on view at the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures through April 9, 2023.

Gagosian: a true original

Gagosian Beverly Hills is devoted to modern masters. Located on North Camden Drive, this striking space is home to pieces by Jenny Saville and Nancy Rubins. Talk-of-the-town exhibitions have celebrated diverse artists including Roy Lichtenstein and Man Ray, while Louise Bourgeois – whose sculptures are also in the hotel art collection – has featured too.

The big Frieze

February sees Los Angeles Frieze, as the annual art fair rolls into town. Dynamic and vibrant, it brings together more than 100 global galleries and shines a spotlight on the city’s contemporary art scene.

Since its Los Angeles debut in 2019, Frieze has grown year on year, expanding to new locations. 2022 saw The Maybourne Beverly Hills join the roster of hosts, as WhIsBe unveiled a seven-foot high, powder-blue giant gummy, dubbed ‘Vandal Gummy’, at the hotel.

For dedicated followers of fine art

Nestled alongside the fashion houses of Rodeo Drive, close to The Maybourne Beverly Hills, stands Winn Slavin Fine Art. For collectors, it showcases an inspiring gallery by international artists from Ukraine to Colombia. Amongst the modern masters in the frame here are Degas, Renoir and Lautrec.

Nearby, Denis Bloch Fine Art deals in masters including Picasso and Joan Miro with fresh works by pop and street artists creating a brilliantly diverse collection.

LACMA’s new look

The reimagining (and 2024 reopening) of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) heralds the creation of a single-story gallery spanning 350,000 square feet. Designed to walk visitors through contemporary art history, pieces flow from Picasso to Warhol.

Please contact the concierge to obtain tickets for any events and attractions in the area that may have caught your eye: concierge@the-maybourne-beverly-hills.co.uk

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