December 11, 2009 - Art Los Angeles Contemporary (ALAC) - First edition
December 11, 2009

First edition

First edition

The inaugural edition of Art Los Angeles Contemporary (ALAC) will be held January 28-31, 2010 at the iconic Pacific Design Center in West Hollywood. The fair launches in the heart of Hollywood at the Pacific Design Center with a roster of top international blue chip and emerging galleries from around the world, curated on site installations, an artist lecture series, panels and film screenings.

The fair will occupy 50,000 square feet of exhibition space on the building’s 2nd floor with galleries housed inside multiple interconnected showrooms. The galleries will feature a wide array of new works from both established and emerging artists, and will spotlight the curatorial skill of each gallery.

Home to internationally renowned museums, leading art schools, hundreds of contemporary galleries, and a prodigious number of practicing artists, Los Angeles serves as an ideal landscape for a progressive, international contemporary art fair.

2010 Exhibitors
1301PE, Los Angeles

Angles Gallery, Los Angeles

Blum & Poe, Los Angeles

The Breeder, Athens

Kathryn Brennan Gallery, Los Angeles

Gavin Brown’s enterprise, New York

Shane Campbell Gallery, Chicago

Charro Negro Galeria, Guadalajara

China Art Objects Gallery, Los Angeles

The Company, Los Angeles

Lisa Cooley, New York

Crisp, London / Los Angeles

D.A.P. / Distributed Art Publishers, New York

Dogenhaus Galerie, Leipzig

EDS Galeria, Mexico City

Eighth Veil, Los Angeles

Honor Fraser, Los Angeles

François Ghebaly, Los Angeles

Anthony Greaney, Boston

Jack Hanley Gallery, San Francisco / New York

I-20, New York

Galerie Michael Janssen, Berlin

Kalfayan Galleries, Athens / Thessaloniki

Galerie Ben Kaufmann, Berlin

Klosterfelde, Berlin

David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles

LACE, Los Angeles

LA›‹ART, Los Angeles

Los Angeles Nomadic Division (LAND), Los Angeles

Karyn Lovegrove Gallery, Los Angeles

Museum 52, London / New York

Nice & Fit, Berlin

On Stellar Rays, New York

Ooga Booga, Los Angeles

Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York

Peres Projects, Los Angeles / Berlin

Redling Fine Art, Los Angeles

Regen Projects, Los Angeles

Rental, New York

Marc Selwyn Fine Art, Los Angeles

Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Miami

Thomas Solomon Gallery, Los Angeles

Starkwhite, Auckland

Steve Turner Contemporary, Los Angeles

Susanne Vielmetter, Los Angeles / Berlin

Kate Werble Gallery, New York

Tracy Williams, New York

further highlights include:
• Art Los Angeles Contemporary, in conjunction with Gavin Brown’s enterprise presents the Los Angeles premiere of “The Posters Came From the Walls Depeche Mode fans from around the world”, a film directed by Jeremy Deller & Nick Abrahams. Ticket information will be posted shortly.

• Art Los Angeles Contemporary hosts the launch of Los Angeles Nomadic Division (LAND), A public art initiative founded by curator Shamim M. Momin, with the exhibition Via, consisting of events, art installations, and screenings in collaboration with The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, the Mak Center for Art and Architecture, The Pacific Design Center and other venues across the Los Angeles landscape.

• Wendy Yao of Ooga Booga, Los Angeles, will present an independent publishers section on site at the fair featuring contemporary magazines, books, zines, publications and journals.

Fair Director Tim Fleming states “Los Angeles has long been an important cultural hub of some of the country’s most innovative contemporary artists and institutions. Art Los Angeles Contemporary brings these inherent cultural qualities of our city together, making Los Angeles the perfect destination for a progressive international contemporary art fair.” Tim Fleming, who for over a decade has produced some of the country’s most noted contemporary art shows, founded Art Los Angeles Contemporary. Under his direction, Art Los Angeles Contemporary has quickly established itself on the international art fair circuit with a strong community background that champions the bustling Los Angeles contemporary art scene. For more information about Art Los Angeles Contemporary, the participating exhibitors and weekend-long programming, please visit artlosangelesfair.com.

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