The 2014 LA Art Show will be the anchor point for an extraordinary weekend of art in the reinvented downtown art hub. A free shuttle service will connect the Convention Center with various Art Weekend LA Participants allowing art enthusiast’s to experience a wide variety of venues, artists talks, panel discussions, and art fairs, creating a new awareness of the urban art scene. The premiere photo show, west of NYC, photo l.a. will be at the historic LA Mart, exhibiting the finest in historic and cutting edge work, and also at the Convention Center, the Los Angeles Jewelry, Antique & Design Show will feature collections of renowned international and two special installations, Treasures of the Maya Spirit, and Tribal and American Indian Art. The LA Art Show ticket will include entrance to the Jewelry, Antique, & Design Show, but a separate ticket will be required for photo l.a.
Celebrating its 19th year, the LA Art Show’s organizers have been tireless in bringing prominent internationally recognized galleries, which will showcase three distinct sections of work: The Modern and Contemporary Section, The Historic & Traditional Contemporary Section, and the IFPDA Los Angeles Print Fair, creating a fair within a fair.
The show will kick off on Wednesday January 15 with a gala Opening Night Premiere Party where guests can enjoy sumptuous dishes from some of LA finest eateries, and exclusive tastings of amazing world-renowned wines from Los Angeles’ sister city, Bordeaux, France.
The art filled weekend will highlight an engaging range of discussions featuring leading voices from today’s art world: collectors, curators, artists, writers, and a cast of prominent art professionals presenting a scintillating mix of current topics. Attendees will have to opportunity to take a 45 minute tour of the fair with professionals from The Fine Art Dealers Association; meeting for the tours will be at the FADA Booth #114 daily at 1pm.
Friday and Saturday will be the days to visit some of the curated installations: China’s special exhibition of Chinese Contemporary art, the Hues of China, which will be comprised of three sections: The Power of Emerging Generation, Chinese Ceramics, and a selection of elite art galleries. Sister Cities Los Angeles will showcase a collection of exceptional works by LA based French artists. Paris: Women & Bicycles by Photographer Gil Garcetti, Los Angeles Art Association for Emerging LA Based Artists David Jang and Cindy Jackson, to name a few.
On Sunday January 18, the LA Art Show will provide an exciting opportunity for guests of the show to see and learn about Los Angeles’ mural history and future, with a guided curated tour of murals in the Los Angeles Arts District. Shuttles will participants to the Arts district for the two-hour, ten block walking tour. Meeting place will be at booth 152 at 11am.
Los Angeles, known as the entertainment capital of the world is now taking its well-deserved place as a cultural Mecca boasting over 300 museums. Come, be a part of it, don’t miss this fabulous cultural weekend!
For more information, tickets, and schedules: http://www.laartshow.com