Presented by the Fine Art Dealers Association (www.fada.com), The Los Angeles Art Show (LAAS) is the premier and most significant art fair in the Western United States.
The LAAS features thousands of works of art from around the world and from a range of periods including Old Master works, Impressionist, Modern, and Contemporary art. This upcoming 2011 show will also feature a unique interactive exhibition and display related to the highly anticipated regional exhibition PACIFIC STANDARD TIME created by the renowned Getty Foundation to promote the positioning of Los Angeles within the context of the art history of the world. The 150,000 square foot venue which will be the home of LAAS 2011 will also include an important Guest Country Exhibition, special exhibition spaces showcasing Southern California top museums and a high profile lecture program,
LAAS is a driving force for the City’s Arts Month—each January. Sponsored by the City of Los Angeles as well as the Department of Cultural Affairs, Arts Month is scheduled to coincide with the prestigious LA Art Show.
According to the resolution passed in August of 2008, “The Los Angeles Art Show, brings thousands of works from domestic & international galleries and a number of world class museums to Los Angeles. The City will use the confluence of over 50,000 visitors to anchor a month-long celebration of arts in the City. WHEREAS, Los Angeles Arts Month is an opportunity for the Los Angeles art community to synergize the Los Angeles Art Show with the City's artists and art institutions to create a cultural Mecca ...”