FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


LOS ANGELES ART SHOW
October 14-17, 2004

Barker Hangar at Santa Monica Air Center
South Field, 3021 Airport Avenue, Santa Monica, California 90405
For more information and tickets, (310) 822-9145.
For media relations, contact double A public relations, (310) 314-4333
Web site, <http://www.LosAngelesArtShow.com>
E-mail, <krmartindale@mac.com>


(l.) Cecilia Miguez, "Pilot on Skis", 2004. Courtesy of Louis Stern Fine Arts.
(r.) Claude Monet, “Le Village de Haute-Isle”. Courtesy of Montgomery Gallery.

Opening Night Gala for LACMA kicks off weekend of events for LA’s largest art fair.
Area museums, juried show and special exhibits create community celebration


WHO:
Art lovers, collectors, and those looking to be inspired join the nations top art galleries in a weekend celebrating fine art.

WHAT:
The 10TH annual LOS ANGELES ART SHOW—Southern California’s largest annual art fair. Presented by the Fine Art Dealers Association.

WHY:
The Los Angeles Art Show is considered one of the most prestigious annual expositions in the United States. Over 10,000 attendees will experience $50 million worth of fine art from fifty-five of the world’s best art and photography dealers showing vetted, collectable work from the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries, promising something for everyone—from the beginning to the advanced collector.

Will also feature:
- On site presence from numerous museums and media.
- Juried show featuring work of artists from The Brewery, the world’s largest art colony.
- Symposium Series featuring prominent art historians, interior designers and notable collectors.
- ‘Vignettes’ showcasing the pairing of art and furniture.
- Site specific installations; including a ‘lightpainting’ by artist Stephen Knapp.

WHEN:
General Public Show Hours:

Friday, October 15, noon-8
Saturday, October 16, noon-7
Sunday, October 17, noon-6

Opening Night Gala, Thursday, October 14, 7-10pm
To benefit the Art Museum Council of LACMA. Tickets start at $150
For Gala information, contact Art Museum Council at (323) 857-6149

PRICE:
General show admission is $18 and includes the complete show catalog. Members of participating museums can buy tickets at half price—museums include LACMA, MOCA, Museum of Latin American Art, Irvine Museum, San Diego Museum of Art and The Autry National Center.



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