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ART LOS ANGELES CONTEMPORARY JANUARY 26–29, 2017
January 26 @ 7:00 pm - January 29 @ 6:00 pm
“Art Los Angeles Contemporary is a product of Los Angeles’ unique cultural community composed of an incredibly vast and diverse array of artists, galleries, curators, institutions, collectors and enthusiasts,” says Tim Fleming, Director. “Touching on a multidisciplinary approach is the focus of this year’s fair, from our programing schedule that includes artists spanning pop culture and performance, to our Reader that considers the idiosyncrasies that make this city truly unique.”
Art Los Angeles Contemporary, the International Contemporary Art Fair of the West Coast, returns for its eighth edition at the Barker Hangar, Santa Monica from January 26–29, 2017.
The fair presents a selection of over 60 established and emerging galleries from around the world, with a particular focus on galleries based in Los Angeles. Participants for the 2017 edition include newcomers from Asia and Latin America as well as a number of young galleries that compose the Freeways section.
Exhibiting galleries present unique, dynamic works from their roster of represented artists, offering a survey of new ideas and directions taken in the world of artmaking. The fair offers collectors, curators and enthusiasts a shared forum to participate with the emerging ideas and discourses in contemporary art.
Thursday, January 26, 7–9pm Friday, January 27, 11am–7pm Saturday, January 28, 11am–7pm Sunday, January 29, 11am–6pm.
Barker Hangar is a historic arts venue in Santa Monica, California. With over 40,000 square feet of exhibition space and soaring 40-foot ceilings, the venue is uniquely positioned to create an enjoyable experience for fair attendees. The venue is located at the Santa Monica Airport, one of the nation’s premier airports for private airplane travel, located in close proximity to nearby beach hotels, world-class restaurants and renowned contemporary art museums and private collections.
Tim Fleming has been the Director of Art Los Angeles Contemporary since its inaugural edition in 2010. Fleming has directed and produced some of the top contemporary art shows in the United States. After graduating from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago he served as director of project gallery Seven Three Split, and served on the team that developed The Stray Show, the ancillary art fair of Art Chicago dedicated to alternative gallery spaces. Fleming is the founder of Fair Grounds Associates, producers of Art Los Angeles Contemporary and the publisher of Art Los Angeles Reader, the platform for established and emerging voices in art writing.