If you're a collector, a fan of great photography, or an aspiring photographer, photo l.a. is the place to be every January. photo l.a. is an international fine art photography exhibition and sale. Galleries from around the world converge on Los Angeles to showcase and sell fine art photographs from some of the most famous names in photography as well as emerging fine art photographers. For 2014 photo l.a. is moving from Santa Monica to the L.A. Mart in Downtown LA to a larger venue and to be closer to the LA Art Show happening the same weekend at the LA Convention Center.
The approximately 70 exhibitors bring work from most major American and European art centers. In addition to the gallery booths, there are lectures by photographers, photo editors, and photo collectors. The weekend usually kicks off on Thursday with a celebrity fundraiser.
The Emerging Focus Expo will again be held in conjunction with Photo LA, offering educational seminars and workshops as well as portfolio reviews for advanced amateur and professional photographers.
When: Annually, the 2nd or 3rd weekend in January. In 2014, Jan 16-19, Opening Reception January 16.
Hours: Opening Reception Thursday from 6-9 pm; Public hours Fri-Sun 11 am - 7 pm, Mon 11 am - 6 pm; .
Where: L.A. Mart, 1933 Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90007.
Cost: $20 1-day pass, $30 3-day pass, Discount for students and seniors. Lectures and Seminars $10-$80, Thursday benefit $80/$100 includes cocktails and light refreshments.
Info: www.photola.com, (323) 937-5525
Information is accurate at the time of publication. Please check the event website for the most current information.