Haute Event: Art Los Angeles Contemporary

Art Los Angeles Contemporary, now in its second year, is Los Angeles’ international contemporary art fair which will be held this weekend, Jan. 27–30.

The art fair is located at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica. The fair presents 70 top international blue chip and emerging galleries from around the world, with a strong focus on Los Angeles galleries. The galleries showcase some of the most dynamic recent works. The fair provides a sophisticated yet accessible environment for art collectors, curators, and patrons of the arts alike to enjoy. The art fair will also host performances by non-profit arts organization West of Rome, musician and visual artist Brendan Fowler of BARR fame, art collective Human Resources, artist-musicians A.Bandit aka Glenn Kaino and Derek DelGaudio, artist Anna Mayer, artist Rancourt/Yatsuk, and the band Sun Foot.  You can also visit featured booths, panel discussions, conversations, art installations, readings, and film screenings.

The fair hosts an artist talks, museum curator led panel discussions, and an artist film screening and performance series..

Home to internationally renowned museums, leading art schools, hundreds of contemporary galleries, and a prodigious number of practicing artists, Los Angeles serves as the perfect landscape for a progressive, international contemporary art fair.

Here are just some of our picks from the program that we suggest you to attend:

Performance: Late Risers Club: Saturday, Jan. 29, 11 a.m.

In conversation with Dan Graham: Saturday, Jan. 29, 12 p.m. at Ruskin Theater (across the street)
Artist Dan Graham will talk with artist Aaron Wrinkle, director of Dan Graham gallery in Chinatown. The conversation will concentrate on artistic practices and focus on the relationship between Dan Graham the artist and Dan Graham the gallery space. The dialogue will explore the topics of influence, lineage, and the contemporary realities of art.

(Source: http://artlosangelesfair.com)

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