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Gavin Lynch and Peter von Tiesenhausen: Two openings by two extremely clever artists. Influenced by a recent road trip to California, current global events and contemporary science fiction, Gavin Lynch’s exhibition O M E G A explores the artist’s interest in the potential of landscape painting. Lynch uses elements of text, monochrome, figuration and abstraction to create contemplative spaces that portray natural surroundings and question our place within them. Von Tiesenhausen’s show Translations, meanwhile, is bringing us as-always thoughtful work to decode, connected to his yet-unveiled public artwork at Stanley A. Milner Library (opening this spring), echoing some of the Watcher figures used throughout his career and in the wonderful installation at Simons in Londonderry Mall. If you can never miss one of his shows, you’re basically on the correct highway. His artist talk is at 6:30 p.m., Lynch’s is 2 p.m. Saturday. Shows run through April 7.
Details: 7 p.m.–9 p.m. at Peter Robertson Gallery (12323 104 Ave.), no charge
Wild Wonder art opening: If you’re over on 118 Avenue, there’s art happening there, too. Wild Wonder is a duet of sorts, a two-person show featuring the art of Amanda Ames and Brenda Kim Christiansen, up all month as The Carrot Gallery’s featured artists for March. Artist statement: “These works portray the precarious state of nature and our emotions, acknowledging that these moments put forward for consumption are prone to subjective interpretation. While at times they portray the resultant scars, others become a search for some trace of beauty within the collisions.”
Details: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at The Carrot Community Arts Coffeehouse (9351 118 Ave.), no charge
Greed (2019): Greed tells the story of self-made British billionaire Sir Richard McCreadie (Steve Coogan), whose retail empire is in crisis. After a damaging public inquiry, his image is tarnished. To save his reputation, he decides to bounce back with a highly publicized and extravagant party celebrating his 60th birthday on the Greek island of Mykonos. Directed by Michael Winterbottom, 14A, 104 mins.