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Art Platform-Los Angeles Art Fair 2012

Art Platform Los Angeles Art Fair 2012 Come to the international art fair this weekend! With over 80 exhibitors, you can enjoy art from around the world at Art Platform-Los Angeles, a modern and contemporary art fair now in its second year in L.A. It will be held Sept. 28-30 at historic Barker Hangar at the Santa Monica Airport in Santa Monica, CA.

Also you will have an opportunity to attend various enlightening panel discussions which will be presented at Art Platform each day. Plus check out a number of special exhibitions such as the Art Platform Projection Series which features a number of interactive and generative works by some of today’s most exciting contemporary digital artists seen at key points throughout the venue.

Contact Perkey Fine Art Advisor to receive our picks for the “must see” artworks at Art Platform-Los Angeles.

For more details and admission tickets, visit www.artplatform-losangeles.com. We will be there, and we forward to seeing you!

ARTmageddon: Less Car. More Art!

An artful antidote to Carmageddon Los Angeles traffic Instead of stressing in traffic during Carmageddon II (the Los Angeles 405 Freeway closure on Sept. 29-30), why not stay in your neighborhood and enjoy some art? Walk, bike or metro to an art event near you this coming weekend for ARTmageddon, an artful antidote to Carmageddon. More than 100 artists, art organizations and community partners have teamed up for ARTmageddon.

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NEW.ART.NOW: Don’t Miss the First Art Bienniel in Los Angeles

Made in L.A. 2012 First Los Angeles Biennial

See sixty up-and-coming artists at the first Los Angeles biennial, now through Sept. 2, 2012, at the Hammer Museum, LAXART, and Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery

Summer is ending soon. So is the first ever Los Angeles biennial, Made in L.A. 2012.

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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Build Your Art Collection with Affordable Art!

Los Angeles Art Association benefit art exhibition gem 2012 Join me at gem, the big, annual multimedia art exhibition and party benefitting Los Angeles Art Association, on April 21, 2012.

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!

Art Fair Opens with Fire and Ice

Judy Chicago Disappearing Environments at Art Contemporary Los Angeles 2012

Disappearing Environments by Judy Chicago and Materials & Applications at ALAC 2012


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.

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Visit Art Fairs in Los Angeles

Five art fairs in 2012 for Los Angeles Arts Month 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.

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For Lovers of Classic Photographs

Robert Doisneau 1950 silver print La Baiser (The Kiss) Hotel de Ville, Paris

Robert Doisneau, La Baiser (The Kiss), Hotel de Ville, Paris, 1950, silver print, 7-1/8 x 7-1/8 in.

Don’t miss Classic Photographs Los Angeles on January 14 and 15 at the old Helms Bakery complex. Sixteen leading galleries from around the country are exhibiting at this relaxed and informal venue. Expect to find a wide array of 19th and 20th century photographs in various price ranges, from affordable vintage photographs to iconic masterworks.

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Give An Art Gift To Enjoy the Whole Year!

Los Angeles County Museum of Art installation by Chris Burden

A forest of city street lights at LACMA, by Los Angeles-based artist Chris Burden, titled Urban Lights

LACMA Holiday Special: FREE 3 gift museum memberships when you buy 3. Support the museum and give someone special a great gift! Membership includes free admission to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art for twelve months, plus many other member benefits.

You can sign up online, or call LACMA at 323-857-6151 or visit a LACMA ticket office during regular museum hours. Order by 12/9/11 if you would like your gift memberships to arrive by Christmas. Special offer valid through 12/31/11.

I hope you will enjoy your visits to LACMA, where you can see these engaging exhibitions (and more) currently on view:
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Three New Art Fairs Open in L.A.

New Art Fairs Launch in Los Angeles 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.

Fountain LA – Set in the loft district by the L.A. River, the Fountain LA art fair showcases edgy galleries and independent artists.
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Art Pick – Collaboration Labs: Southern California Artists and the Artist Space Movement

Barbara T. Smith Field Piece

Barbara T. Smith, Field Piece (detail) - Nude sit in, performance / installation, 1971, (courtesy of the artist and The Box Gallery, L.A.)

This tantalizing show at 18th Street Arts Center in Santa Monica, on view through December 16, 2011, illuminates the works of five groundbreaking artists and artists groups who have been central to the alternative artist’s space movement in Southern California since the early 1970’s. Collaboration Labs: Southern California Artists and the Artist Space Movement, is part of the expansive arts initiative Pacific Standard Time: Art in L.A. 1945-1980
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