Exhibiting a wide range of contemporary art by established, mid-career and emerging artists, CB1 Gallery is located in the rapidly developing downtown Los Angeles’ arts/warehouse district. Our mission is to present museum quality shows in our four galleries with a variety of exhibitions, from painting and drawing, to sculpture, photography, video and other media.
Emily Davis Adams, No. 131, 2016, oil on canvas over panel, 11" x 14" REVIEW A vast landscape unfolds in bands of color: Emily Davis Adams at CB1 Gallery By Christopher Knight January 27, 2017 Light is both a particle and a wave in 24 small, abstract paintings by...read more
Peter Saul, Gun Moll, 1961, oil on canvas (George Adams Gallery) REVIEW From brash Pop to a more complicated mix: Peter Saul at CB1-G By Christopher Knight January 27, 2017 canned good here, a super hero there — and isn’t that Olive Oyl (or perhaps her doppelganger)...read more
Lost Horizons #34, 2009, mixed media collage and acrylic on Arches paper, 44" x 30" sheet REVIEW Vibrant beauty in L.A. artist Merion Estes' 'Lost Horizons' By Leah Ollman January 15, 2017 Merion Estes' collaged paintings on paper at CB1 invoke a tower of Babel...read more
Mira Schor, "Power" Figure: The Great Man Speaks, 2016, ink, flashe paint and gesso on tracing paper, 64" x 24" REVIEW Mira Schor By Kavior Moon December, 2016 The problems of painting, language, and gendered power relations have long animated the work of New...read more
Mira Schor's "Power" Figures CRITIC'S PICK Mira Schor By Andy Campbell September, 2016 Both writing about and painting language have been hallmarks of Mira Schor’s inventive practice for decades. Her latest solo show provides an opportunity to grasp the depth of...read more
REVIEWSusan Silas' naked look at self-image at CB1 GalleryBy Sharon MizotaJune 25, 2016It’s possible that Susan Silas’ relentless (some would say obsessive) self-portraiture at CB1 Gallery only seems powerful to me because I, too, am a middle-aged woman. If you are...read more