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.
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
Painter Tom Knechtel in his Mar Vista studio. (Barbara Davidson / Los Angeles Times) ARTIST PROFILE 'The Vermeer of Los Angeles'? Slow-art champion Tom Knechtel lets us in the studio By Carolina A. Miranda September 16, 2016 In an art world that spins ever faster, Tom...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
TWO COATS OF PAINTInterview: Timothy Nolan and his public art project at LAXBy Sharon ButlerAugust 3, 2016If you find yourself in Terminal 7 at the Los Angeles International Airport, you can’t miss Timothy Nolan’s new public art project, a series of large-scale...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