Category Archives: Art Events
You have just two weeks left to see Made in L.A. 2012, and I hope you will. I love recommending exhibitions that can give busy people like you a unique and enlightening art experience in a single encounter. Made in L.A. 2012 is one of those events.
Featuring sixty artists, it offers a snapshot of the current art trends and practices flowing out of Los Angeles, one of the most active and energetic art communities worldwide! The emphasis is on up-and-coming and under-recognized artists, and will debut new installations, videos, sculptures, performances, and paintings produced especially for the biennial.
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Mark Bradford takes urban detritus, such as street posters and string that he scavenges from his own neighborhood in South Central Los Angeles or other cities, and transforms it into colorful and richly layered abstract paintings.
Don’t miss this fun evening featuring a fabulous selection of affordably priced works by over 140 artists!
As a member of the 2012 Benefit Committee of the Los Angeles Art Association (LAAA), I am delighted to invite you to gem. Come to the VIP Preview, and get first pick. Proceeds of gem help LAAA, a pillar in the California art community since 1925, to continue to provide important resources to artists in Los Angeles.
RSVP online or get your tickets at the door. I hope to see you there!
The contemporary art world converges in New York City this week for the annual Armory Show and other art fairs around Manhattan. I enjoy attending the New York art fairs each year, and here I am again, in search of engaging artworks for my clients.
The 2012 edition of The Armory Show art fair is scaled down in size from previous years, which I found to be a good thing. More meat, less fat!
Preview night of Art Los Angeles Contemporary was enlivened by an installation created with 25 tons of dry ice and glowing flares. Presented by Judy Chicago and Materials & Applications, the piece is a reinvention of Disappearing Environments, a 1968 work by Judy Chicago, Lloyd Hamrol, and Eric Orr.
Art Los Angeles Contemporary, the international contemporary art fair of the West Coast, brings together 70 blue chip and emerging galleries from around the world with a focus on Los Angeles galleries. Visit ALAC January 19-22, 2012 at Barker Hanger in Santa Monica, California.
With five art fairs coming to L.A., it’s fun and easy to view lots of wonderful art this month! You can enjoy diverse artworks from around the world at the art fairs. Its all part of the line up of art events for Los Angeles Arts Month 2012.
In addition to Pacific Standard Time, the unprecedented collaboration of more than sixty cultural institutions across Southern California coming together to tell the story of the birth of the L.A. art scene, three art fairs launch this weekend in Los Angeles:
Art Platform – Los Angeles – Over 90 exhibitors gather at the LA Mart downtown, presenting an expansive assemblage of contemporary art, ranging from exciting works by emerging artists to international blue-chip art.
Pulse Los Angeles – The Pulse art fair takes place on the Event Deck at LA Live, focusing on interesting and relatively affordable contemporary art.