LOS ANGELES, CA.-
The Fine Art Dealers Association (FADA) and KR Martindale Show Management are pleased to announce the leap of the Los Angeles Art Show
(LA Art Show) to the Los Angeles Convention Center beginning with the January 21-25, 2009 show. Now in its 14th year, the move will nearly double the size of the LA Art Show and increase the number of international galleries to 175 exhibitors. With 2008 exhibition figures exceeding 30,000 visitors and achieving record-setting multi-million dollar art sales, the 2009 fair promises to be the most innovative and eclectic show to date. According to show producer, Kim Martindale, Los Angeles is a destination for art. The well-established Los Angeles Art Scene is diverse and continuing to expand both in the number of galleries and collectors locally and internationally situated. The Los Angeles Art Shows move to the LA Convention Center mirrors this growth.
The IFPDAs 24th Annual Los Angeles Fine Print Fair will accompany the Los Angeles Art Show at this new location. With more than 15,000 significant paintings, sculptures, photographs, drawings and prints on display and available for purchase, the LA Art Show brings together the Los Angeles art community at this apex event. Los Angeles distinction as a world-renowned center for art has increased in prominence over the last decade, characterizing the region as a vibrant cultural arena with an enthusiastic art collecting market. It is within this exciting environment that the Los Angeles Art Show has developed and attained its reputation as t he most important encyclopedic art fair in North America. The works presented at the Los Angeles Art Show have been vetted for authenticity and represent a select group of the worlds top galleries.
The Los Angeles Art Show takes place on January 21-25, 2009 a t the Los Angeles Convention Center, 1201 South Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, CA 90015.