Art Los Angeles Contemporary Announces Exhibitors for 2017 Edition

The fair provides a snapshot of the vibrant LA scene.

Art Los Angeles Contemporary 2016. Photo: Angela Weiss/Getty Images for Art Los Angeles Contemporary.

Returning for the eighth time, this year’s edition of Art Los Angeles Contemporary (ALAC) welcomes a host of new galleries from Asia and Latin America in what promises to be the most diverse fair yet.

Despite unparalleled international interest, the fair retains its distinctive Los Angeles flavor, with 27 of the 62 participants hailing from the West Coast metropolis. Indeed the modest-sized fair could be regarded as a snapshot or survey of artistic production in Los Angeles, according to director Tim Fleming.

“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,” Fleming said in a statement. “Touching on a multidisciplinary approach is the focus of this year’s fair, from our programming schedule that includes artists spanning pop culture and performance, to our Reader that considers the idiosyncrasies that make this city truly unique.”

New exhibitors traveling to the city to sample Los Angeles’ culture include Vermelho (São Paulo), 10 Chancery Lane (Hong Kong), 313 Art Project (Seoul), and Enrique Faria (Buenos Aires/New York).

Art Los Angeles Contemporary 2016. Photo: Tommaso Boddi/Getty Images for Art Los Angeles Contemporary.

Art Los Angeles Contemporary 2016. Photo: Tommaso Boddi/Getty Images for Art Los Angeles Contemporary.

Additionally the fair will restage its “Freeways” section, which offers a platform for emerging galleries and artists. Confirmed participants include Club Pro (Los Angeles), Jenny’s (Los Angeles), PPC Philipp Pflug Contemporary (Frankfurt), and Queer Thoughts (New York).

Meanwhile veteran exhibitors 1301PE (Los Angeles), Kayne Griffin Corcoran (Los Angeles), Night Gallery (Los Angeles), Peres Projects (Berlin), STANDARD (OSLO) (Oslo), and Susanne VIelmetter Los Angeles Projects (Los Angeles) signed up once again.

The fair has also announced a selection of specially commissioned on-site installations, including works by local artists Rafa Esparza and Timo Fahler, as well as performances by Puppies Puppies.

ALAC 2017 Exhibitor List (*Indicates Freeways Exhibitor):

10 Chancery Lane (Hong Kong)

1301PE (Los Angeles)

313 Art Project (Seoul)

Adams and Ollman (Portland)

Alden Projects (New York)

Alter Space (San Francisco)*

Michael Benevento (Los Angeles)

Peter Blake Gallery (Laguna Beach)

Shane Campbell Gallery (Chicago)

Galerie Bernard Ceysson (Paris)

Cherry and Martin (Los Angeles)

China Art Objects Galleries (Los Angeles)

Clages (Cologne)

Club Pro (Los Angeles)*

Anat Ebgi (Los Angeles)

Edel Assanti (London)

EIGEN + ART Lab (Berlin)*

Ever Gold Projects (San Francisco)

Gallery EXIT (Hong Kong)

Henrique Faria (Buenos Aires / New York)

Feuer/Mesler (New York)

fiebach, minninger (Cologne)

Honor Fraser (Los Angeles)

Asya Geisberg Gallery (New York)

Ghebaly Gallery (Los Angeles)

Jack Hanley (New York)

The Hole (New York)

Ibid Gallery (London / Los Angeles)

Kayne Griffin Corcoran (Los Angeles)

David Kordansky Gallery (Los Angeles)

Gallery Christian Lethert (Cologne)

Jenny’s (Los Angeles)*

Josh Lilley (London)

Luisotti (Santa Monica)

M+B (Los Angeles)

Martos Gallery (Los Angeles)

Meliksetian | Briggs (Los Angeles)

MIER GALLERY (Los Angeles)

Mixografia (Los Angeles)

Shulamit Nazarian (Los Angeles)

Nicodim Gallery (Los Angeles / Bucharest)

Night Gallery (Los Angeles)

ONE AND J (Seoul)

Parisian Laundry (Montreal)

Park View (Los Angeles)*

Peres Projects (Berlin)

The Pit (Los Angeles)

PPC Philipp Pflug Contemporary (Frankfurt)*

Praz Delavallade (Los Angeles / Paris)

Queer Thoughts (New York)*

Ratio 3 (San Francisco)

Clint Roenisch Gallery (Toronto)

Marc Selwyn Fine Art (Beverly Hills)

TIF SIGFRIDS (Los Angeles)*

Jessica Silverman Gallery (San Francisco)

STANDARD (OSLO) (Oslo)

STARKWHITE (Auckland)

VALENTIN (Paris)

Vermelho (São Paulo)

Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects (Los Angeles)

Tracy Williams Ltd. (New York)

Yautepec (Mexico City)


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