LA ART SHOW
MODERN + CONTEMPORARY
The Most Comprehensive International Contemporary Art Show in America
More than 200,000 square feet of exhibition space is committed to today’s prominent galleries. These domestic and international galleries, beyond their booths, curate special exhibits that are at the forefront of the burgeoning contemporary art movement. The fair offers an extraordinary array of works and experiences in specialized sections.
CORE is a dedicated space for galleries recognized around the globe as leading the way in contemporary art. The galleries showcasing here continually educate, inspire and enthrall the world’s avid collectors with the most sought-after voices in the market.
The largest section of programming at the LA Art Show, Modern + Contemporary exhibits the vast spectrum of contemporary painting, illustration, sculpture and more from galleries in Los Angeles, the Pacific Rim, and over 18 countries around the world.
Capitalizing on the city’s position on the Pacific Rim, DIVERSEartLA is a special programming section devoted to nurturing the creative energy of international collectors, artists, curators, museums and non-profits by connecting them directly with audiences in Los Angeles. The LA Art Show donates 50,000 square feet of exhibition space to participating organizations each year as our civic engagement, and the featured work is not for sale. Overall curation by Marisa Caichiolo with individual curators from institutions around the world.
Expanding beyond the confines of booth spaces, Featured Exhibitions create immersive experiences to engage audiences through thought-provoking artworks, performances and other exhibitions offered by participating galleries, highlighting works that will be talked about for years to come.
For the first time in our history, we featured a new pavilion dedicated to European galleries in 2020. The all-new European Pavilion showcased curated exhibits highlighting various movements and stylistic developments.
Honoring the voices and movements that came before, ROOTS is a dedicated exhibition space for galleries that showcase historical works and contemporary artists following in those traditions.
Ink is as synonymous with painting in the East as oil is with painting in the West. From traditional and historical, to contemporary, to avant-garde, seven galleries offer us an opportunity to appreciate the rich spectrum of ink painting styles.
Beginning in 2016, Dialogs LA is an ongoing slate of talks and panels discussions led by esteemed international curators, artists, designers, collectors, and art influencers to stimulate conversations on relevant trends and issues affecting the contemporary art world.
Hailing from around the world, the exhibitors in Project Space showcase a broad array of ideas and talents in the form of solo exhibitions, presented by participating galleries.
Works on Paper is a dedicated exhibition space for showcasing photographs and other works not on traditional canvas.
Making its debut last year, FASHION is an integral, artistic part of LA’s creative landscape. For our 25th anniversary, we honored 25 years of local legend Sue Wong’s iconic style.
A special section which serves as a curated space to showcase international design galleries, exhibiting functional art and collectible contemporary design.
Our newest neighbor, the Broad Museum, opened to enthusiastic crowds, displays 2,000 works of art from The Broad Art Foundation and the Broads’ personal collections, which are among the most prominent holdings of postwar and contemporary art worldwide. OUE Skyspace LA, located in the iconic US Bank Tower, brings to life California’s must-see attraction. Nearly 1,000 feet above downtown LA and offering unobstructed 360-degree views boasts entertainment and excitement for audiences of any age.
The LA Convention Center is Southern California’s most technologically advanced green venue, featuring soaring ceilings and ample space, including one of the largest dedicated parking structures in the entire city and with over 15,000 spaces in the immediate vicinity!