Kehinde Wiley - Phillip II

Kehinde Wiley - Phillip II

This Friday marks the opening of ART LA 2009, the New Los Angeles International Contemporary Art Fair, featuring a lineup of sixty emerging and blue-chip galleries.

Taking place at the Barker Hangar at the Santa Monica Airport, the galleries being exhibited represent a wide sampling of today’s contemporary art scene. Half of the exhibitors are based locally, highlighting what’s hot in Los Angeles, and the other half are from the rest of the United States and abroad, providing insight into the trends and influences present in the rest of the scene.

Patrons can expect to see the latest and most paramount contemporary art being produced today. ART LA will also include performances, a programming series, and special exhibitions. The fair runs from January 23rd – 25th.

See the rest of the preview images of works being exhibited and all the fair information after the jump.

Public Fair Dates and Hours:
Friday, January 23, 11am-7pm
Saturday, January 24, 11am-7pm
Sunday, January 25, 11am-6pm

1-day pass $15
3-day pass $25

Tickets are available for purchase at the box office during the run of the fair. Advanced tickets may be purchased online.

Barker Hanger
3021 Airport Avenue
Santa Monica, California 90405-6101

Opening Night:
Thursday, January 22 6:30-10:30pm
The ART LA 2009 opening night reception benefits the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (MOCA). Tickets for Opening Night can be purchased here.

Discuss this show here.