Los Angeles is abuzzbuzzin' this afternoon, as ART LA 2009
kicks off tonight, Thursday, January 22nd. As an internationally acclaimed art-world event that has become one of the most significant annual cultural events in greater LA - thought this little event may of interest to a few of you art fans out there.
ART LA 2009 presents 60 of the top international and Los Angeles-based galleries and have developed exciting new programming, including special artist exhibitions and crossover events linking art with music, film, architecture and design. Special exhibitions will also be devoted to experimental collaborations, painting, sculpture, photography and film (including works by Jimmy Baker, work shown above).
As one of the most significant annual cultural events in Los Angeles, ART LA provides a platform for exhibitors to display their work to an international audience and supports the local community by hosting city-wide ART LA events throughout the duration of the fair. Sweet.
The opening night benefit cocktail reception will take place at the Barker Hangar on tonight from 6:30 – 10:30 pm. Opening night benefit tickets can be purchased in advance at www.moca.org/artla
. Grab your ticket and hob nob with the top players in the game.