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Chinatown Art


Sam Lee Gallery

Metro Station: Chinatown, Metro Gold Line

Walking Distance: 8 minutes/0.5 mile

Address: 990 N. Hill Street #190 Los Angeles, CA 90012

Phone: (323) 227-0275

Hours: Wed - Sat, 12 - 6 pm and by appointment.



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Politics, national identity, travel and technology are among the themes explored by the artists who exhibit at this Chinatown art gallery.





Charlie James

Metro Station: Chinatown, Metro Gold Line

Walking Distance: 8 minutes/0.4 mile

Address: 975 Chung King Road Los Angeles, CA 90012

Phone: (213) 687-0844

Hours: Wed-Sat 1pm-6pm



charlie james gallery

A transplant from Seattle, The Charlie James Gallery recently hosted its first group show, highlighting Bay Area artists. They emphasize political and culturally critical work that plays with the notions of identity (like the faux photographic memoirs of a faux flight attendant, sex worker, housewife). Given the fact that Charlie James is a former senior manager for Microsoft, we imagine his perspective is somewhat unique among Chinatown art gallery owners.




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