News 2018

Exhibitor Application

May 25, 2017

ALAC 2018 applications available

News 2017

Jasmine Nyende: Lost Angles

January 23, 2017

Nyende recalls her childhood in a performance about South Los Angeles' Leimert Park, weaving between personal and public memory

Amara Kitchen, go get em tiger at ALAC

January 23, 2017

Coffee and food provided by L.A.’s best independent restaurants and cafes

Scott Reeder, Birds, 2016

Daata Editions at ALAC

January 18, 2017

The Reader Lounge hosts Daata Editions, an online platform that commissions work from a new generation of artists

John M. Miller, Untitled (BK3D), 1995, Acrylic resin on raw canvas, 77.5 x 190 inches
John M. Miller, "Untitled (BK3D)," 1995, Acrylic resin on raw canvas, 77.5 x 190 inches

Remembering John M. Miller

January 16, 2017

Art Los Angeles Contemporary remembers John M. Miller, whose work will be presented by Peter Blake Gallery

Rafa Esparza & Timo Fahler, *IN*, Installation View at Club Pro, 2016

On-site Installation: Rafa Esparza & Timo Fahler "A Post Industrial Snake"

January 11, 2017

At the rear tent is Rafa Esparza & Timo Fahler's A Post Industrial Snake, referencing the unceasing cultural change in Los Angeles

Roger Corman

Roger Corman at ALAC 2017

January 04, 2017

The independent filmmaking legend speaks alongside actress Mary Woronov in a conversation led by Ian Birnie

Devin Troy Strother, Installation Shot, Space Jam, 2015, Courtesy of Club Pro

Freeways

December 23, 2016

New galleries in the fair's young section include Club Pro, EIGEN + ART Lab, Jenny's and Queer Thoughts

ALAC Programming for 2017

November 23, 2016

Participants include William Basinski, Puppies Puppies, Jasmine Nyende and Roger Corman

Art Los Angeles Reader: Acid Interiors

December 01, 2016

Alongside the launch of the Reader website, the third issue includes articles and interviews by Catherine Wagley, Travis Diehl and artist editions by Sean Raspet and William Leavitt


News 2016

ALAC Videos Now Online

July 27, 2016

Watch talks, lectures, and performances from ALAC 2016 and other recent editions

Alison O'Daniel, photo by Jan-Willem Dikkers

Alison O’Daniel: Centennial Marching Band Forwards, Backwards, Pause, Silent

December 28, 2015

Opening Night performance organized by JOAN

Glanville & Babinski coffee stand at Art Los Angeles Contemporary 2015, photo by Gina Clyne

Madcapra, G&B Coffee at ALAC

January 26, 2016

Grand Central Market's top restaurants come to Santa Monica

New issue of Art Los Angeles Reader

January 20, 2016

Contributions from Sasha Archibald, Math Bass and Lauren Davis Fisher, Smart Objects, Karon Davis and Helen Molesworth

Derek Paul Boyle, Salt and Pennies, 2015, dye sublimation aluminum print, 36 x 60 inches, courtesy of Smart Objects

Freeways

December 28, 2015

Section for young galleries debuts at Art Los Angeles Contemporary 2016

Participants announced for curated Talks and Lectures program

December 28, 2015

Kenneth Anger, Charlie White, and more to appear in ALAC Theatre

Art Los Angeles Reader No. 1, January 2015

Art Los Angeles Reader

November 02, 2015

The fair's platform for established and emerging voices in art writing

Miriam Katzeff, photo courtesy of Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art

Independent Publishers at ALAC 2016

October 11, 2015

New section curated by Miriam Katzeff of Primary Information

Marc LeBlanc leads a tour at Art Los Angeles Contemporary 2015, photo by Gina Clyne

Curated Talks and Lectures at ALAC 2016

October 08, 2015

Expanded program organized by Marc LeBlanc, Curator of Events & Programming


News 2015

Lazy Boy
Wrinkle Decker, Lazy Boy, 2014; photo credit: Max Schwartz; special thanks to Daniel Hope in fabrication assistance.

Lazy Boy Installation at ALAC 2015

January 27, 2015

At the fair entrance is Wrinkle Decker’s Lazy Boy, an economic play on heroic sculpture.

Focus on artist Doug Ischar

January 21, 2015

A screening of four video works and a Q&A with artist Vanalyne Green

Raymond Pettibon x Freeway Eyewear x ForYourArt

January 21, 2015

Alex Israel and ForYourArt limited edition sunglasses created with Raymond Pettibon

Zach Harris; Veggie Cloud, 2013-2015; water based paint, spray paint, wood; 35 x 29 1/8 x 1 1/4 inches

Solo Projects at ALAC 2015

January 09, 2015

David Kordansky Gallery, team (gallery, inc.), AND NOW, Spinello Projects, Tif Sigfrids, KANSAS

Mat for Multidimensional Prayers
Mat for Multidimensional Prayers; Olafur Eliasson; 2014, grey lambs wool, 50×30 edition of 24; courtesy of the artist and i8 Gallery, Reykjavik.

Galleries to Debut at ALAC 2015

November 25, 2014

ALAC 2015 is pleased to welcome 18 first time exhibitors


News 2014

Printed Matter presents DYNASTY HANDBAG

January 27, 2014

Printed Matter and ALAC present Dynasty Handbag in a performance-arty-leotardation-comedy-psychic-meltdown-voiceover-stretchpants/antipants-lezbiananationalarmy of recent short works.

Vanity Projects: Nail Art Atelier

January 20, 2014

Vanity Projects, sponsored by Perrier, will be offering complimentary manicures onsite at ALAC.

Gibb Slife ; Thick as a Brick ; 2012; Carved bass wood, acrylic, gold leaf paint, two readymade dictionaries; Courtesy Fitzroy Gallery
Mark Hagen, The Alhambra, 2013, aluminum and stainless steel space frame, 153 x 182 x 242. Courtesy of International Art Objects Galleries

Mark Hagen’s Ramada Santa Monica for ARTBOOK | D.A.P.

January 09, 2014

Space frame sculpture encompasses the Art Los Angeles Contemporary on-site bookstore

Aaron Finnis ; 7 MB (RGB: Magenta/Red) ; Acrylic, shaped corner desk ; 47 x 47 inches; 2013; unique; Photo credit: Chris Fraser

News 2013

Still image from Jim Shaw's The Hole and The Whole

Jim Shaw’s The Hole and The Whole on MOCAtv

January 20, 2013

MOCAtv presents the debut of Jim Shaw’s The Hole and The Whole at Art Los Angeles Contemporary on Thursday January 24, 2013. ALAC is pleased to announce a programming partnership with MOCAtv, the first and only dedicated art channel to be part of YouTube's original channel initiative, to present a series of videos during the course of the fair.

Artist Ben Jones screens The Problem Solverz

January 08, 2013

Today at Art Los Angeles Contemporary, Ben Jones will screen two rare episodes of Ben Jones's Cartoon Network Animated Series "The Problem Solverz.”

It's not you, it's me, I will always love you dear at the entrance of Barker Hangar

“It’s not you, it’s me, I will always love you dear”

January 07, 2013

Artist Jon Pylypchuk debuts “It's not you, it’s me, I will always love you dear”, a new large-scale installation at the entrance to Art Los Angeles Contemporary. With the sculptures standing between six and nine feet tall and arranged into small groups, the space becomes the site of a cartoonish political rally.

ALAC announces partnership with MOCAtv

January 02, 2013

Art Los Angeles Contemporary is pleased to announce a programming partnership with MOCAtv, the first and only dedicated art channel to be part of YouTube's original channel initiative, to present a series of videos during the course of the fair. MOCAtv presents the debut of Jim Shaw’s The Hole and The Whole on MOCAtv on Thursday January 24, 2013.

Ry Rocklen; Second to None, 2011; Trophies, trophy parts, wood; 94.5 x 146 x 39 inches; Photographed by Adam Reich

Solo Projects presented at Art Los Angeles Contemporary

December 12, 2012

ALAC 2013 hosted numerous solo projects from International exhibitors with booths including painting, functional furniture, sculpture and installation. Solo presentations became integrated onto the floor of the fair to provide a unique, focused presentation from participating galleries.

Marcel Duchamp prizewinners Daniel Dewar & Grégory Gicquel & 2006 Marcel Duchamp winner Phillip Mayaux

December 12, 2012

Galerie Loevenbruck will present 2012 Marcel Duchamp prizewinners Daniel Dewar & Grégory Gicquel as well as the 2006 Marcel Duchamp winner Phillip Mayaux.

Ceci n’est pas… Art Between France and Los Angeles

November 18, 2012

For the 2013 edition, Art Los Angeles Contemporary is partnering with Ceci n'est pas… Art Between France and Los Angeles.


News 2012

Disappearing Environments

January 24, 2012

Judy Chicago and "Disappearing Environments" during the Opening Night of Art Los Angeles Contemporary & the Pacific Standard Time Performance and Public Art Festival

SEMIOTEXT(E) Talks at Art Los Angeles Contemporary

January 21, 2012

Semiotexte presents three events: David Wojnarowicz: A definitive history of five or six years on the lower east side—a conversation with Sylvere Lotringer and Jennifer Doyle; Chris Kraus, Where Art Belongs—a reading by Chris Kraus; and Halsted Plays Himself—a reading and screening with artist and filmmaker William E. Jones.

Artist Brian Butler's 'Union of Opposites'

January 21st, 2012

Los Angeles-based artist Brian Butler debuted his new film 'Union of Opposites', his most ambitious work to date, at Art Los Angeles Contemporary.

Preparations for “Disappearing Environments”

January 14, 2012

Disappearing Environments test runs underway with Judy Chicago, Materials & Applications, and members of the community.

The ALAC Music Space with Jesse Peterson and Carlos Niño of dublab

Jesse Peterson and Carlos Niño bring a contemporary music program to the Santa Monica Airport setting up a Music Space in the Barker Hangar.

Pacific Standard Time Performance & Public Art Festival

The 11-day Pacific Standard Time Performance and Public Art Festival will present 25 projects including re-stagings of historic performances, and reinterpretations by younger artists of the works of their predecessors.