LA Art Show Issues Call for Galleries
2012 LA Art Show Historic & Traditional Contemporary Section
The LA Art Show
Since The Los Angeles Art Show, the largest and most significant art fair in the West, announced it’s sale to the Palm Beach Show Group, momentum has continued to build for the January 23-27, 2013 event. A Fair-within a Fair,’ the 180,000 square foot LA Art Show is slated to include: A Modern & Contemporary Section, Historic & Traditional Contemporary Section, Vintage Poster Section and the LA IFPDA Print Fair.
Sponsors, including City National Bank, and numerous media partners have already signed on to take advantage of the confluence of more than 50,000 art patrons who attend the fair. The show also welcomes the return of the Art of Elysium and the J. Paul Getty Museum Education Department’s Title One School Visit Program as the benefiting organizations for the Opening Night Premiere Party through our cause overlay of Bringing Art to Kids and Kids to Art. The Getty Museum will also host a VIP Welcome Party for LA Art Show patron ticket holders on Tuesday, January 22.
Strong Initial Gallery Sign-ups
The LA Art Show has confirmed the participation of an impressive array of galleries from Japan, China, Korea, Europe, Russia, and the Americas. An additional number of leading galleries have expressed strong interest, and will be announced shortly. With gallery space nearing capacity, exhibitors are encouraged to act now to secure a strong location.
Galleries interested in exhibiting at the LA Art Show are invited to download and submit an application online at http://www.laartshow.com/Exhibitor-applications.asp. For additional exhibitor information, please call:
LA Office:  822-9145
Palm Beach Office:  822-5440
London Office: +44 208 420 6668
Three Collector-Centric Sections with 24/7 Access to Collectors
With more than twenty-five million dollars in transactions at the 2012 show, the LA Art Show has been carefully honed to meet the needs of serious collectors and galleries. The LA Art Show’s Fair-within-a-Fair concept provides galleries a unique opportunity to connect with collectors at the show and to continue to have access to the collector community through CollectosrNet.com, an international marketplace for fine art, antiques and jewelry where members can view and purchase the world’s most exquisite treasures 24 hours a day, seven days a week and 365 days a year. Created especially for dealers, collectors and interior designers, the site is unique in that it is the only online resource where members can virtually interact with and purchase from an exclusive, handpicked community of Palm Beach Show Group dealers.
Los Angeles: A Market for the Arts, A Destination for the Arts in January
Strongly supported by the City of Los Angeles, The LA Art Show is a driving force for Los Angeles Arts Month in January. Centrally located in the only world-class venue in the city, The LA Art Show has grown the transformation of Los Angeles’ Downtown Area from a business center to a lively entertainment and art district. The LA Art Show takes place at the Los Angeles Convention Center, directly across the street from the Ritz Carlton, Staples Center, and the city’s newest entertainment hub, LA LIVE, home of the Grammy Award’s, in close proximity to renowned institutions including, MOCA, The Music Center and Disney Concert Hall. Easily accessible, at the confluence of three major freeways, the LA Art Show draws a strong local and international audience.
The Los Angeles Art Show takes place from January 23-27, 2013 at the Los Angeles Convention Center, South Hall 1201 Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, CA 90015. Los Angeles Art Show programming is included with show admission. For additional information about the Los Angeles Art Show, to register for lecture or purchase online tickets, please visit www.laartshow.com.
About LA Art Show:
The LA Art Show: Modern & Contemporary features bold and exciting work from today's great artists and influential visionaries. Bringing together respected galleries from around the world, the show creates a vibrant atmosphere that examines the present while formulating the future and is committed to showing the highest quality works ranging from Ed Ruscha, John Baldessari, Henry Moore, Sebastião Salgado, David Hockney, Judy Chicago, Roy Lichtenstein, Arshile Gorky, Jim Dine, Andy Warhol, Fernando Botero and others. Once an encyclopedic show, the new LA Art Show is focused on the immediate past as well as today's and tomorrow's contemporary trends, honed and edited to showcase top caliber galleries featuring modern and contemporary works by established and emerging artists.