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The LA Art Show: Modern & Contemporary
GENERAL SHOW DATES
Thursday, January 19, 2012, 11am – 7pm
Friday, January 20, 2012, 11am – 7pm
Saturday, January 21, 2012, 11am – 7pm
Sunday, January 22, 2012, 11am – 5pm
The LA Art Show: Modern & Contemporary is held in West Hall A, and the Los Angeles Fine Art Show: Historic & Traditional is held in West Hall B, both shows are at the Los Angeles Convention Center 1201 South Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, CA 90015. Specal Programming, Lectures & Book Signings – Janaury 21 – 22, 2012. Saturday, January 21 11am & 2pm @ Los Angeles Fine Art Show, WEST HALL B Alexandre Renoir: Teaching Kids to Paint (Must RSVP)
Art Collection in Modern Day China
A lecture by Mr. Li Feng, Vice Director of Mingsheng Museum of Art about Chinese Contemporary Art Collections. Sponsored by Playhut and BZ Gallery. 12pm 4pm @ LA Art Show.
Art Experience with Yuri Yuroz
Russian-Armenian artist Yuri Gregorian, or Yuri Yuroz, who painted U.N. commissioned Human Rights mural, is donating his time to paint on a white T-shirt (or other article of clothing of your choice). This is an event for children of all ages, adults included! Please stop by the Corzine Fine Art Booth B140 and ask for Yuri. You need to supply your own white T-shirt. 1pm @ Los Angeles Fine Art Show, WEST HALL B Passionate Collecting: A Lecture and Book Signing with Suzanne Lovell, author of Artistic Interiors: Designing with Fine Art Collections A lecture by Interior Architect and Designer Suzanne Lovell about her unique approach toward designing couture environments through the integration of architecture, sophisticated materials, custom furniture and textiles, antiques, and art to express a passion for home and convey each clients personality. 1:30pm & 4:30pm @ LA Art Show.
Side Street Projects will host workshops in Booth K327 for adults and kids ages 5+ in their mobile classroom, first come first serve. 2pm @ LA Art Show, WEST HALL A The Emergence of Los Angeles as an Art Center. A panel discussion moderated by Mr. Milton Esterow, publisher of Art News. Sponsored by Chubb Personal Insurance. 3pm @ Los Angeles Fine Art Show, WEST HALL B Realism Today: Old Methods, New Visions For years, people have been saying that realist art is coming back. Judging from its growing visibility and the mushrooming of ateliers nationwide, it?s more accurate to say it?s here. Together four knowledgeable insiders will look squarely at what?s happening in this field and make intriguing predictions about what lies ahead. Panelists include: Adrian Gottlieb, artist and atelier director; Michael Pearce, artist and chair of the art department at California Lutheran University; Kate Sammons, artist; Michael Zakian, art historian and director of the Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art at Pepperdine University. The panel will be moderated by Peter Trippi, editor of Fine Art Connoisseur Magazine. Sponsored by Fine Art Connoisseur Magazine. 5pm @ Los Angeles Fine Art Show, WEST HALL B Masterpieces of Southern California Collectors.A panel discussion and exhibition that explores the unique relationship between dealer and collector and how it evolves over the years from first purchase to favorite find. 6pm @ LA Art Show. Recreating Feminism: Performance and Politics 1977/2012. Lively discussion between artist Audrey Chan, Leslie Labowitz-Starus, and other artists exploring connections between the current interest in performance re-creation and its relationship to feminism past and present.
Sunday, January 22
12pm @ LA Art Show. Early Experiments: Performance and Feminism in Social Practice Art.A discussion with artist Suzanne Lacy, leading curators and scholars to investigate how early works, including Three Weeks in January, set the stage for the new wave of social art practices of today. Panelists include: artist Suzanne Lacy; Catherine Wood, Tate Modern Curator of Contemporary Art/Performance; and scholar Meiling Cheng, University of Southern California. Moderator: Carol Stakenas, Executive Director of LACE (Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions) 1pm @ Los Angeles Fine Art Show, WEST HALL B. The New Impressionists: The Plein Air Movement.Southern California was the home of America’s first plein air movement, which was started by artists who carried the practice home from France after studying with the impressionists. A new movement has been blossoming across America with thousands of painters working out-of-doors. A panel of experts will explore its rich history and the new movement and its impact on the art world. Panelists include Jean Stern, Executive Director of the Irvine Museum and Artist, Daniel W. Pinkham. Panel will be moderated by Eric Rhoads, Publisher of Fine Art Connoisseur. Sponsored by Fine Art Connoisseur Magazine. 2pm @ LA Art Show, WEST HALL A. Pacific Standard Time: Successes and Opportunities. A panel discussion with leading critics, gallerists, and curators debating the merits of the PST initiative and its success in branding Los Angeles nationally and internationally as a post-war art center. Moderator: George Melrod, Editor art ltd. Magazine. 3pm @ Los Angeles Fine Art Show. Warhol Authentication Board Disbands.
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