January 9, 2007 - ART LA - ANNOUNCING ART LA 2007
January 9, 2007

ANNOUNCING ART LA 2007

ART LA
The New Los Angeles International Contemporary Art Fair
Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, January 25-28 2007

Dates & Times
Friday, January 26, noon – 8pm
Saturday, January 27, noon – 8pm
 unday, January 28, noon – 6pm

Opening Reception
Tuesday, January 25, from 6-9pm
opening reception to benefit the MOCA Contemporaries

Location: Santa Monica Civic Auditorium
1855 Main Street, Santa Monica, CA, 90401
Contact Info: info@artfairsinc.com
323.937.4659

artfairs, inc., producer of the highly acclaimed art fairs photo MIAMI and photo l.a., is pleased to announce ART LA 2007, spearheaded by the fairs recently appointed director, Tim Fleming. After two successful editions, ART LA, the only major contemporary art fair to be held in Los Angeles in more than a decade, returns for a third year to the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium.
ART LA will focus on Los Angeles’ vast number of important galleries ranging from established blue-chip galleries to young experimental art spaces, all operating at the forefront of contemporary art. Also invited are a select number of prominent international galleries. The fair will draw international attention to the multi-faceted world of contemporary art, showcasing current international trends while spotlighting the productive art world that is thriving in Los Angeles.

We are excited to be partnering with Los Angeles galleries to draw international attention to the fast-paced local art scene,” says ART LA director Tim Fleming. Our concept is to bring together a diverse range of LAs influential contemporary galleries ranging from the very established to the radical younger spaces in an effort to strengthen the ever-growing Los Angeles art community. ART LA is an intimate fair offering the interested art patron a broad view of the LA scene and its relationship to contemporary artistic production on a global scale.
Selected Exhibitors for ART LA 2007

ACE Gallery, Los Angeles
ACME., Los Angeles
Christine Argillet Gallery, Los Angeles
Bamboo Lane Gallery, Los Angeles
Lisa Boyle Gallery, Chicago
Kevin Bruk Gallery, Miami
Galerie Brunnhofer, Linz
Galerie Hitomi Bushi dEau, Paris
China Art Objects, Los Angeles
Chung King Project, Los Angeles
Galeria Comercial, Puerto Rico
D.A.P., New York
Dangerous Curve, Los Angeles
de Soto, Los Angeles
Destroyer Inc., Los Angeles
La Estación Arte Contemporáneo, Chihuahua
Honor Fraser, Los Angeles
Anna Helwing Gallery, Los Angeles
Galerie Caprice Horn, Berlin
Daniel Hug, Los Angeles
Rebecca Ibel Gallery, Columbus
Kantor / Feuer Gallery, Los Angeles
Karpio Facchini, Miami
David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles
LACE, Los Angeles
Sam Lee Gallery, Los Angeles
Lightbox / Kim Light Gallery, Los Angeles
Karyn Lovegrove, Los Angeles
Federico Luger Gallery, Milan
Machine Project, Los Angeles
Mandarin Gallery, Los Angeles
Katherine Mulherin Contemporary Art Projects, Toronto
Nazraeli Press, Portland
Outpost For Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
Patrick Painter, Los Angeles
Franklin Parrasch gallery, New York
David Patton Los Angeles, Los Angeles
Peak Gallery, Toronto
Peres Projects, Los Angeles / Berlin
RAID FC, Los Angeles
Carrie Secrist Gallery, Chicago
Galeria Sicart, Barcelona
Sister, Los Angeles
Skestos Gabriele Gallery, Chicago
Skew Gallery, Calgary
Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Miami
Spinello Gallery, Miami
Store House Group, Puerto Rico
Taylor De Cordoba, Los Angeles
1301PE, Los Angeles
TRUDI, Los Angeles
21st Editions, South Dennis
Western Project, Los Angeles
Wetterling Gallery, Stockholm

Programming
Special curated projects by local non-profits Machine Project, Outpost for Contemporary Art, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (LACE) and emerging Los Angeles project space TRUDI will be an exciting addition to ART LA 2007. Machine Project will run workshops, lectures and performances through out the weekend at the fair. In addition, USELESS Magazine & Projects from NY/London has been invited to curate a multichannel video installation using video art and interviews from Flasher.com.
Opening Reception
The opening reception for ART LA will benefit The MOCA Contemporaries – a support council of The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (MOCA), which cultivates the museums local community of young professionals committed to contemporary art. Tickets to the opening reception are $50 and can be purchased at the door or in advance by calling (213) 633-5381
General Information
For additional information on ART LA 2007, the opening benefit reception, and advance ticket sales, please visit www.artfairsinc.com or call (323) 937-4659.
VIP Services
Please contact Mariangela Capuzzo at mariangela@artfairsinc.com for VIP inquires and to RSVP for auxiliary programming around town.
Press Contact
Please contact Jeannine Schechter at Fresh PR for all press inquires. jeannine@freshpr.net (310) 482-3461

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