Anne Hathaway and Adam Shulman will host the opening night premiere party of The LA Art Show & The Los Angeles Fine Art Show. The event will benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and takes place on Wednesday, Jan. 27, at the Los Angeles Convention Center in the heart of downtown. A VIP Patron Reception will begin at 7 p.m., with the public opening beginning at 8 p.m. Guests will take in exclusive performance art pieces, special installations and a live musical performance.
In recent years, the LA Art Show has become one the most internationally diverse art platform in the West, bringing in the largest groupings of Korean, Chinese and Japanese galleries outside of Asia. Beginning in 2010, the show has actively developed its international gallery offerings to provide collectors with a unique opportunity, to spot international trends and zeitgeist through art, a medium that has the ability to transcend language. More than 7,000 guests attended the 20th Anniversary LA Art Show in 2015, which was hosted by 5-time Academy Award nominee Amy Adams and Darren Le Gallo. The evening welcomed several distinguished guests including Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Melanie Griffith, Nixx Sixx, Seth Green, Olivia Holt, Yara Shahidi, Dania Ramirez, Josh Bowman, James Franco, Joanna Cassidy, AFI’s Davey Havok, U.A.E. Consul General Alsabusi, Eli Broad, Councilman Tom LaBonge, and Lubov Azria, among others.
The Los Angeles Fine Art Show, a new art fair dedicated to historic & contemporary traditional works will launch in conjunction with the LA Art Show on Jan. 27-31. With a focus on historic and traditional contemporary works, the Los Angeles Fine Art Show provides a dedicated experience for collectors of traditional works, from paintings, to sculpture and works on paper.
Support from events such as LA Art Show & The Los Angeles Fine Art Show helps St. Jude’s provide free medical treatment and other support to children suffering from cancer and other life-threatening diseases. For information click here.