December 19, 2007 - ART LA - The New Los Angeles International Contemporary Art Fair
December 19, 2007

The New Los Angeles International Contemporary Art Fair

The New Los Angeles International Contemporary Art Fair
January 25 – 27, 2008

Santa Monica Civic Auditorium
1855 Main Street
Santa Monica, CA 90401-3209

Friday, January 25, 12 – 8pm
Saturday, January 26, 12 – 8pm
Sunday, January 27, 12 – 6pm

Thursday, January 24 6:30-10:30pm
The ART LA 2008 opening night reception benefits the Hammer Museum’s Hammer Projects. Advanced tickets for the opening reception may be purchased by contacting the Hammer Museum at 310-443-7026 or To purchase opening night tickets online, visit

Contact Info

ART LA, the New Los Angeles International Contemporary Art Fair, takes place at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, January 25 – 27 2008. The fair presents 64 top international and Los Angeles based galleries representing an informed cross-section of today’s contemporary art trends and directions.

The exhibiting galleries at ART LA are an even balance of established blue chip and emerging galleries, all presenting the most progressive, international art work being produced today. Half of the exhibitors hail from the immediate Los Angeles area, and half are from the rest of the United States and abroad.

The fair is designed to spotlight the Los Angeles art scene, its prominence within current international artistic trends, while bringing influential international galleries and their artists work for the interested art patron and collector alike to enjoy. The finest examples of contemporary art work will be available for view and sale.

ART LA 2008 is proud to be held during the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium’s impressive 50th anniversary.

1301PE, Los Angeles | Ace Gallery, Los Angeles | Adamski, Aachen / Berlin | Angles Gallery, Santa Monica | The Balmoral, Venice | Galerie Catherine Bastide, Brussels | Galerie Guido W. Baudach, Berlin | Blow de la Barra, London | Bortolami, New York | Broadway 1602, New York | Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, New York | Canada, New York | Cherry and Martin, Los Angeles | China Art Objects Galleries, Los Angeles | Dicksmith Gallery, London | Eleven Rivington, New York | Honor Fraser Gallery, Los Angeles | James Fuentes, New York | Mary Goldman Gallery, Los Angeles | Jack Hanley Gallery, San Francisco / Los Angeles / New York | The Happy Lion, Los Angeles | Haunch of Venison, London / Zürich / Berlin | Anna Helwing Gallery, Los Angeles | Herald St, London | Hotel, London | Daniel Hug, Los Angeles | Taka Ishii Gallery, Tokyo | Michael Janssen, Cologne / Berlin | Galerie Ben Kaufmann, Berlin | Rowley Kennerk Gallery, Chicago | Anton Kern Gallery, New York | Michael Kohn Gallery, Los Angeles | Johann König, Berlin | Kontainer, Los Angeles | David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles | Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo | Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York | Kurimanzutto, Mexico City | Michael Lett, Auckland | Kim Light / Lightbox, Los Angeles | Patricia Low Contemporary, Gstaad | The Modern Institute / Toby Webster, Glasgow | Galerie Christian Nagel, Cologne / Berlin | Lizabeth Oliveria Gallery, Los Angeles | Ooga Booga, Los Angeles | Patrick Painter, Santa Monica | Participant, Inc., New York | Peres Projects, Los Angeles / Berlin / Athens | Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin, Paris / Miami | Ratio 3, San Francisco | Redling Fine Art, Los Angeles | Regen Projects, Los Angeles | Rental Gallery, New York | Roberts & Tilton, Los Angeles | Salon 94, New York | Sandroni Rey, Los Angeles | Marc Selwyn Fine Art, Los Angeles | Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Miami | Reena Spaulings, New York | Taxter & Spengemann, New York | Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles | Susanne Vielmetter, Los Angeles / Berlin | Wallspace, New York | West of Rome, Pasadena

D.A.P. (Distributed Art Publishers) will be running the ART LA bookstore in the front of the hall, as well as programming a series of artist book signings. Please visit our website for updates.

1-day pass
3-day pass
Tickets are available for purchase at the box office during the run of the fair.
Advanced tickets may be purchased on-line by clicking here.

VIP Services
Please contact Jen Haybach at for all VIP inquiries.

Press Contact
Melissa Goldberg
P: 323 951 9790
F: 323 951 9550


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