photo l.a. 2014
The 23rd International Los Angeles Photographic Art Exposition
In recognition of Los Angeles’ growing importance in the international art market, photo l.a. is proud to announce its 23rd edition in a new location: downtown at the L.A. Mart. photo l.a. 2014 will house a rare coming together of the photography and arts communities under one roof, truly raising the bar for both the cultural and collecting experiences. This vast collection, along with a variety of outstanding programming and installations, promises an impressive 23rd edition of our fair.
photo l.a. is proud to announce its 23rd edition in a new location: downtown at one of the most distinctive venues in Los Angeles – the historic LA Mart (1933 Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90007) built in 1958. photo l.a. is joining the massive celebration of the arts throughout the downtown area, where the L.A. Art Show and a large number of popular galleries will all be working in unison to drive a massive collaboration of the arts downtown precisely for the weekend of photo l.a.s exposition.
With the resurgence of downtown Los Angeles as a cultural and artistic hub, and Los Angeles’ growing importance in the international art market, photo l.a. is proud to join the acceleration of downtown L.A.’s artistic impetus. Joining in on the renewed support of downtown Los Angeles are major art establishments like the new Broad Museum, The Geffen Contemporary, MOCA, and the Japanese American National and Chinese American Museums, along with many new contemporary galleries. photo l.a. and the L.A. Mart are connecting with this scene to present a phenomenal art experience in 2014.
From January 16-19, 2014, in L.A. Mart’s massive 60,000 square foot Exhibition Hall, photo l.a. will present its widest collaboration of photography yet, exhibiting works dating from the 19th century, up through the most cutting edge contemporary photo-based art. photo l.a. 2014 will continue its celebration of the photographic arts, both through the exhibition of internationally renowned galleries, and as a platform for education and discussion. Known for it’s excellent programing, photo l.a. once again will spearhead a unique series of lectures, roundtables, and docent tours as a valuable supplement to our exhibitions.
photo l.a. continues to present outstanding programming with a series of lectures, roundtables and docent tours. In 2013 photo l.a. conducted docent tours with Keith F. Davis, Senior Curator, Nelson-Atkins Museum; Weston Naef, Curator Emeritus, Department of Photographs, The J. Paul Getty Museum; Deborah Bell, Vice President, Specialist Head of Photographs Department at Christie’s and Gordon Baldwin, former curator, Department of Photographs, The J. Paul Getty Museum. Programming highlights included Weston Naef’s Collecting panel, the Fashion and Photography, New Technologies & Social Media and the Architectural Photograph roundtables. Renowned photojournalist Bill Eppridge spoke about his experiences documenting the 1960s, specifically, Robert F. Kennedy’s final campaign. Matthew Thompson, curator and author of “The Anxiety of Photography” – led a roundtable discussion with a mix of younger Los Angeles artists Andrea Longacre-White, Anthony Pearson and David Benjamin Sherry.
General Show Dates
Friday: January 17, 11am – 7pm
Saturday: January 18, 11am – 7pm
Sunday: January 19, 11am – 6pm