Paris Photo Los Angeles, is an important art fair that specializes in artworks created in the photographic medium. It takes place at Paramount Pictures Studios April 25th -27th. This should be a enjoyable fair because of the location. It's an ideal setting to explore how artists have been and are using photography and moving image in their work in the 20th and 21st centuries.
Eighty-one, leading international galleries will present historical and contemporary works by renowned and emerging artists in the legendary Paramount Pictures’ soundstages. The New York Street backlot, a replica of New York City’s streets, will be dedicated to the presentation solo shows, special exhibitions, and bookseller projects, each exhibiting within an exclusive movie set. Also, BMW, will be showing off its David Hockney art car.
Some of what you'll see at Paris Photo Los Angeles.
In Sook Kim, Saturday Night
Courtesy of 313 Art Project, Seoul
Elliott Erwitt, Venice, Italy
Courtesy of Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco
Patricia Lagarde, El Viaje
Courtesy of Patricia Conde, Mexico City
Wendy Small, Swan (from the series Micro Managed)
Courtesy of Von Lintel Gallery, Los Angeles
Mona Kunh, AD6408
Courtesy of Flowers, London
Danny Lyon, from the Destruction of Lower Manhattan
Courtesy of Etherton Gallery, Tucson
Fred Herzog, Main Barber, 1968
Courtesy of Equinox Gallery, Vancouver
Thierry Cohen, Shanghai
Courtesy of Danziger Gallery, New York
Other galleries that you might want to visit include the following: Daniel Blau (London & Munich), Black Ship (New York), Bryce Wolkowitz Gallery (New York), Catherine Edelman Gallery (Chicago), Feroz Galerie (Bonn), Hamiltons ((London), Louise Alexander (Italy), M+B (Los Angeles), Slete (Venice, CA), and Tyler Rollins Fine Art (New York).
The public program is also an important component of the fair. Built around cultural events involving artists, art world professionals, collectors, and cultural institutions, this year’s program will include special exhibitions and the Sound & Vision series of conversations and screenings. For full list of programs visit: http://www.parisphoto.com/losangeles/program
Paramount Pictures Studios
5555 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
Friday, April 25th, Noon - 7:00 PM
Saturday, April 26th, Noon - 7:00 PM
Sunday, April 27th, Noon - 6:00 PM
Paris Photo Los Angeles
http://www.parisphoto.com/ for additional information
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