By Alex Banx
Los Angeles, CA (The Hollywood Times) 02/07/2020 — Passion is great but artists’ true friend is time. Some of us have too much of it. Some of us have too little. For those that have just enough, getting their work into a gallery is a dream come true.
Back at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Downtown LA for it’s 25th Anniversary edition, the LA Art Show once again has brought up the amazing and subjectively interesting art from over 2000 artworks from modern and contemporary artists representing over 100 museums and galleries from not only Los Angeles but all over the world.
THT walked through the endless aisles of hand sculpted, hand-painted, hand-crafted, 3D, performances, works from legends never been seen in LA, historical, collaborations and more.
Honoring the work of St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital,the opening night reception hosted by actor, comedian, and producer, Sofia Vergara, featured local artist, Robert Vargas (@therobertvargas) painting live for art lovers not only come to enjoy art and inspiration but share stories, techniques, and experiences. Connections are made. Friendships are formed.
Recommended must-see highlights:
– The Works of M.C. Escher presented by Waker Fine Art.
– Iconoclasts: Kazu Hiro presented by the Copro Gallery.
– The Birth of Niemand by Viktor Freso curated by Marisa Caichiolo, presented by Danubiana Museum | Bratislava
– Celebrating Diversity by Chiacho & Giannone curated by Gabriela Urtiaga,
Chief Curator at MOLAA, presented by MOLAA, Museum of Latin American Art
Check out www.laartshow.com for program information on Q&A’s other special events happening throughout Sunday.
While you might have missed opening night you still have time to enjoy these innovative treasures. Keep in mind, you’ll probably need the full 6 to 8 to get everything in.
Friday, February 7, 2020 | 11am – 7pm
Saturday, February 8, 2020 | 11am – 7pm
Sunday, February 9, 2020 | 11am – 5pm
GENERAL ADMISSION, ONE DAY TICKET $40
LOS ANGELES CONVENTION CENTER – SOUTH HALL
1201 South Figueroa Street Los Angeles, CA 90015