BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 CALSCALE:GREGORIAN PRODID:iCalendar-Ruby VERSION:2.0 BEGIN:VEVENT DESCRIPTION:ART LA\, t he New Los\nAngeles International Contemporary Art Fair\, is pleased to ann ounce the final\nlist of participating international\, national and Los Ang eles-based\ncontemporary art galleries featured at ART LA 2008. ART LA retu rns January 25\nthrough January 27 to the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium\, 1 855 Main Street.

\nART LA offers an informed cross section of contem porary art trends happening\nfrom Tokyo to Berlin with a focus on Los Angel es-based artists and galleries.\nThe fair showcases 64 top established and emerging galleries from three\ncontinents\, over half of which are particip ating for the first time. The\ngalleries represent the most compelling and challenging work being created in\nart centers including Berlin\, London\, Mexico City\, New York\, Paris\, and Tokyo\,\nand over half of the gallerie s participating are based in Los Angeles. ART LA\ntakes place at Santa Moni ca Civic Auditorium\, in conjunction with the 50th\nanniversary of the buil ding.

\nART LA is directed for the second year by Tim Fleming and or ganized by artfairs\ninc.

\n"This is an exciting moment in Los Angel es as the city has become an\nimportant and internationally recognized cent er for art making. More and more\nprominent contemporary art galleries and visual artists are based in Los\nAngeles\, and the quality of work being pr oduced in L.A. continues to garner\ninternational attention\," said Tim\nFleming\, Director of ART LA
. "As the only Los A ngeles art fair\nexclusively focused on showcasing brand new contemporary a rtwork\, ART LA\nchampions L.A.'s vibrant art scene and supportive arts com munity in the context\nof international trends. ART LA filters the grandios e global art market into a\nwell-curated and intimate fair experienc e."

ART LA 2008 PARTICIPATING GALLERIES
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1301PE\, Los Ange les
\nAce Gallery\, Los Angeles
\nAndrew Kreps Gallery\, New York
\nAngles Gallery\, Santa Monica
\nAnna Helwing Gallery\, Los Angeles
\nAnton Kern Gallery\, New York
\nBlow de la Barra\, London
\nBortola mi\, New York
\nBroadway 1602\, New York
\nCanada\, New York
\nChe rry and Martin\, Los Angeles
\nChina Art Objects Galleries\, Los Angeles
\nDaniel Hug\, Los Angeles
\nDavid Kordansky Gallery\, Los Angeles\nDicksmith Gallery\, London
\nEleven Rivington\, New York
\nFredri c Snitzer Gallery\, Miami
\nGalerie Ben Kaufmann\, Berlin
\nGalerie C atherine Bastide\, Brussels
\nGalerie Christian Nagel\, Cologne/Berlin\nGalerie Emmanuel Perrotin\, Paris/Miami
\nGalerie Guido W. Baudach\, Berlin
\nGavin Brown's Enterprise\, New York
\nHaunch of Venison\, L ondon/Zürich/Berlin
\nHerald St\, London
\nHonor Fraser Gallery\, Los Angeles
\nHotel\, London
\nJack Hanley Gallery\, San Francisco/Los A ngeles
\nJames Fuentes\, New York
\nJohann König\, Berlin
\nKim Li ght / Lightbox\, Los Angeles
\nKontainer\, Los Angeles
\nKurimanzutto \, Mexico City
\nMary Goldman Gallery\, Los Angeles
\nMichael Janssen \, Cologne/Berlin
\nMichael Kohn Gallery\, Los Angeles
\nMichael Lett \, Auckland
\nOoga Booga\, Los Angeles
\nParticipant\, Inc.\, New Yor k
\nPatricia Low Contemporary\, Gstaad
\nPatrick Painter\, Santa Moni ca
\nPeres Projects\, Los Angeles/Berlin/Athens
\nRatio 3\, San Franc isco
\nRedling Fine Art\, Los Angeles
\nReena Spaulings\, New York
\nRegen Projects\, Los Angeles
\nRental Gallery\, New York
\nRichard Telles Fine Art\, Los Angeles
\nRoberts &\; Tilton\, Los Angeles
\nRowley Kennerk Gallery\, Chicago
\nSalon 94\, New York
\nSandroni R ey\, Los Angeles
\nSusanne Vielmetter\, Los Angeles/Berlin
\nTaka Ish ii Gallery\, Tokyo
\nTaxter &\; Spengemann\, New York
\nThe Balmor al\, Venice
\nThe Happy Lion\, Los Angeles
\nThe Modern Institute/Tob y Webster\, Glasgow
\nTomio Koyama Gallery\, Tokyo
\nWallspace\, New York
\nWest of Rome\, Pasadena

VISITING HOURS:
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ART LA 2008 exhibition hours a re Friday\, January 25 and Saturday\, January\n26 from 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p .m. and Sunday\, January 27\, from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00\np.m. Tickets are $15 for a one-day pass and $25 for a three-day pass\, and are\navailable for p urchase at the door.


PATRON PREVIEW AND OPENING PREVIEW:
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The ART LA 2008 Patron Preview and Op ening Preview will be held Thursday\,\nJanuary 24\, 2008 and benefit the Ha mmer Museum's Hammer Project Series. The\nPatron Preview is from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and the Opening Preview follows\nfrom 8:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Tickets for the Patron Preview are $150 in advance\nand $200 at the door\, while tickets to the Opening Preview are $50. Please\ncontact David Morehou se at 310-443-7026 or events@hammer.uc la.edu to purchase\ntickets.
\nFor more information a bout the Hammer Museum\, visit www.ham mer.ucla.edu.

\nFor additional information on ART LA 2008\, the opening night benefit\, and\nadvance ticket sales\, please vi sit www.artfairsinc.com< /u>\nor call 323-937-4659.
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DTEND:20080127 DTSTAMP:20141225T215521 DTSTART:20080125 GEO:34.0110945;-118.4902398 LOCATION:Santa Monica Civic Auditorium\,1855 Main St. \nSanta Monica\, CA 9 0401 SEQUENCE:0 SUMMARY:ART LA\, Group Show UID:10595 END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR