Media Coverage 2015
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.