This year’s Los Angeles Art Show takes place from January 19-23 at the Convention Center. “Rembrandt to Ruscha and Beyond:” Painting, sculpture, works on paper, photography, and video, over 100 prominent galleries from around the globe. Located in the heart of LA and immediately adjacent to an exciting and diverse arts community, luxury hotels, and world-class restaurants, the Los Angeles Art Show plays host to an international art-buying public, reconfirms the ambitions and commitment of LA’s homegrown collectors, and further defines the city of Los Angeles as a global art-hub.
GENERAL SHOW DATES
Thursday, January 20, 2011, 11am – 8pm
Friday, January 21, 2011, 11am – 8pm
Saturday, January 22, 2011, 11am – 8pm
Sunday, January 23, 2011, 11am – 5pm
Los Angeles Convention Center
West Hall A, 1201 South Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, CA 90015
This year’s Los Angeles Art Show will also include a significant grouping of Chinese Galleries who have never shown works outside of China, providing an opportunity for visitors to see what’s really hot in Asian Art at the show from January 19-23, 2011.
A special Asian Contemporary exhibition presented by 53 Art Museum from Guangzhou, China, curated and sponsored by the prominent Asian art magazines Art Gallery Magazine and Gallery Sights, will be a highlight of the Los Angeles Art Show’s China Today Program. ‘Three Walkers-Crossing Over’ features works by Feng Feng, Qin Jin & Liu Qin-Yuan curated by Mr. Hu Ze.
The Opening Night Premiere Party, hosted by Kat von D (star of LA Ink) will help The Art of Elysium to expand its program, to bring arts to critically ill hospitalized children, and increase substantially the number of school children who visit the Getty through the Getty Museum’s Education Department program for Title-One School visits.
The Los Angeles Art Show features:
-China Today Contemporary Art Program
-The Rising Tide Film: Shot in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, and Shenzhen in the summer of 2006, this documentary, directed by Robert Adanto, explores China’s march toward the future through the works of some their most talented photographers and video artists.
-Lectures featuring artists Robert Williams & Tao Dong Dong
-Daily live street art with artist Andrew Hem
-Rarely/Unseen: A Private Collection of Photographs by Henri Cartier-Bresson
-Kin: A Special exhibition of Los Angeles Sister Cities curated by Peter Mays of the LA Art Association and Nancy Meyer, Curatorial Assistant of Contempoary Art at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art
-Feminist Art in Los Angeles lecture featuring Cheri Gaulke, Meg Linton, Rachel Rosenthal & Linda Vallejo, moderated by Dr. Betty Brown with comments by Peter Frank
-Book signing by Bram Dijkstra
-The IFPDA Fine Print Fair
-Screening of the Academy Award Nominated Film, “Four Stones for Kanemitsu”
-Curated walkthroughs in Chinese and Korean
-A Los Angeles Art Show mobile phone app.