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Los Angeles

Santa Monica Civic Auditorium

Exhibition Detail
Group Show
ART LA
1855 Main St.
Santa Monica, CA 90401


January 25th, 2008 - January 27th, 2008
 
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Mon-Fri 8:30-5:30
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Tickets are $15 for a one-day pass and $25 for a three-day pass, and are available for purchase at the door.
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ART LA, the New Los Angeles International Contemporary Art Fair, is pleased to announce the final list of participating international, national and Los Angeles-based contemporary art galleries featured at ART LA 2008. ART LA returns January 25 through January 27 to the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, 1855 Main Street.

ART LA offers an informed cross section of contemporary art trends happening from Tokyo to Berlin with a focus on Los Angeles-based artists and galleries. The fair showcases 64 top established and emerging galleries from three continents, over half of which are participating for the first time. The galleries represent the most compelling and challenging work being created in art centers including Berlin, London, Mexico City, New York, Paris, and Tokyo, and over half of the galleries participating are based in Los Angeles. ART LA takes place at Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, in conjunction with the 50th anniversary of the building.

ART LA is directed for the second year by Tim Fleming and organized by artfairs inc.

"This is an exciting moment in Los Angeles as the city has become an important and internationally recognized center for art making. More and more prominent contemporary art galleries and visual artists are based in Los Angeles, and the quality of work being produced in L.A. continues to garner international attention," said Tim Fleming, Director of ART LA. "As the only Los Angeles art fair exclusively focused on showcasing brand new contemporary artwork, ART LA champions L.A.'s vibrant art scene and supportive arts community in the context of international trends. ART LA filters the grandiose global art market into a
well-curated and intimate fair experience."

ART LA 2008 PARTICIPATING GALLERIES
1301PE, Los Angeles
Ace Gallery, Los Angeles
Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York
Angles Gallery, Santa Monica
Anna Helwing Gallery, Los Angeles
Anton Kern Gallery, New York
Blow de la Barra, London
Bortolami, New York
Broadway 1602, New York
Canada, New York
Cherry and Martin, Los Angeles
China Art Objects Galleries, Los Angeles
Daniel Hug, Los Angeles
David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles
Dicksmith Gallery, London
Eleven Rivington, New York
Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Miami
Galerie Ben Kaufmann, Berlin
Galerie Catherine Bastide, Brussels
Galerie Christian Nagel, Cologne/Berlin
Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin, Paris/Miami
Galerie Guido W. Baudach, Berlin
Gavin Brown's Enterprise, New York
Haunch of Venison, London/Zürich/Berlin
Herald St, London
Honor Fraser Gallery, Los Angeles
Hotel, London
Jack Hanley Gallery, San Francisco/Los Angeles
James Fuentes, New York
Johann König, Berlin
Kim Light / Lightbox, Los Angeles
Kontainer, Los Angeles
Kurimanzutto, Mexico City
Mary Goldman Gallery, Los Angeles
Michael Janssen, Cologne/Berlin
Michael Kohn Gallery, Los Angeles
Michael Lett, Auckland
Ooga Booga, Los Angeles
Participant, Inc., New York
Patricia Low Contemporary, Gstaad
Patrick Painter, Santa Monica
Peres Projects, Los Angeles/Berlin/Athens
Ratio 3, San Francisco
Redling Fine Art, Los Angeles
Reena Spaulings, New York
Regen Projects, Los Angeles
Rental Gallery, New York
Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles
Roberts & Tilton, Los Angeles
Rowley Kennerk Gallery, Chicago
Salon 94, New York
Sandroni Rey, Los Angeles
Susanne Vielmetter, Los Angeles/Berlin
Taka Ishii Gallery, Tokyo
Taxter & Spengemann, New York
The Balmoral, Venice
The Happy Lion, Los Angeles
The Modern Institute/Toby Webster, Glasgow
Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo
Wallspace, New York
West of Rome, Pasadena

VISITING HOURS:
ART LA 2008 exhibition hours are Friday, January 25 and Saturday, January 26 from 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Sunday, January 27, from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Tickets are $15 for a one-day pass and $25 for a three-day pass, and are available for purchase at the door.


PATRON PREVIEW AND OPENING PREVIEW:
The ART LA 2008 Patron Preview and Opening Preview will be held Thursday, January 24, 2008 and benefit the Hammer Museum's Hammer Project Series. The Patron Preview is from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and the Opening Preview follows from 8:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Tickets for the Patron Preview are $150 in advance and $200 at the door, while tickets to the Opening Preview are $50. Please contact David Morehouse at 310-443-7026 or events@hammer.ucla.edu to purchase tickets.
For more information about the Hammer Museum, visit www.hammer.ucla.edu.

For additional information on ART LA 2008, the opening night benefit, and advance ticket sales, please visit www.artfairsinc.com or call 323-937-4659.



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