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Media Coverage 2015

Observer : Gallery Gold Rush: A Perfect Storm of LA Art Fairs Whips Collectors into a Frenzy

February 3, 2015

Hans Ulrich Obrist was taking a spin through the frenzied opening of Art Los Angeles Contemporary when he tried to explain how this city’s current hot spot status has something to do with quantum mechanics. “I had a conversation with Walter Hopps, and he said for an arts city to flourish it needs to follow the superstring theory of multidimensionality,” said the co-director of London’s Serpentine Gallery, referring to the late curator who died in Los Angeles a decade ago. “L.A. has art fairs, lo


The Huffington Post : Good, Bad and Ugly

February 3, 2015

Of course, any Art Fair is about business, but the relaxed atmosphere and more friendly spirit of Art Los Angeles Contemporary in Santa Monica turned this Fair into a welcome cultural event for all of us interested in contemporary art.


LA Confidential : 5 Cool Things We Saw At ALAC

February 2, 2015

With so much art and so little time, here’s a snapshot of the art that made us go “Hmmmm” at ALAC this past weekend.


The Hollywood Reporter : Tobey Maguire, Other Industry Collectors Take in L.A.'s Weekend Art Fairs

February 1, 2015

Art Los Angeles Contemporary, in particular, is attracting virgin and veteran collectors from the film and television worlds. The fair has grown precipitously in attendance in recent years and it has also expanded its range of international exhibitors.


Artnet : Art LA Contemporary Steps Up Its International Game

January 30, 2015

Regardless of these Los Angeles trivialities, the ALAC opening proved to be the art world's equivalent to a Weinstein Oscar bash—a crowd of understated, chic, moneyed, and highly intellectual individuals, for the most part.


T Magazine : In Los Angeles, a Crop of Art Fairs to Suit All Tastes

January 29, 2015

As the dust has settled on Snowpocalypse, the sun is shining in California and increasingly international factions of the art world are making their way to Los Angeles for the city’s biggest art week of the year. Three fairs that could not be more different (or far away) from each other converge this weekend, along with a host of collateral events and exhibitions organized by Angelenos and visitors alike.


The Journal : Gateshead dinosaurs on show in Los Angeles

January 27, 2015

At Art Los Angeles Contemporary, which opens on Thursday and runs until February 1, Workplace Gallery will present a booth dedicated to the work of Hugo Canoilas, a Portuguese artist who was born in Lisbon but now lives and works in Vienna.


Huffington Post : 2015 Travel Guide to Fairs, Biennials, and Other Art Destinations

January 8, 2015

Later in the month, Art Los Angeles Contemporary (January 29-February 1) returns to the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica with a tight selection of international blue chip and emerging galleries, and an emphasis on Los Angeles-based enterprises.


ArtNews : Here Is the Exhibitor List for Art Los Angeles Contemporary 2015

January 6, 2015

The Art Los Angeles Contemporary fair, which runs January 29 through February 1, 2015, has announced the exhibitors for its sixth edition, and also which artists those galleries will be bringing.


Wall Street Journal : Los Angeles Seeks a Higher Profile

January 2, 2015

Several major events will follow the LA Art Show later this month, like Art Los Angeles Contemporary, a smaller but prominent show of more than 60 galleries in a historic airplane hangar at the Santa Monica airport. That fair, entering its sixth year, has helped launch an art-focused weekend in Los Angeles at the end of January, along with the LA Art Book Fair and Paramount Ranch, a gathering of galleries and artist-run spaces started in 2014.