Last but not least of the three Los Angeles Art fair we went to the LA Art Show is the biggest and the most formal. The art galleries are more traditional and safe in the art work they show it’s much more like the other large art fairs around the world.
You will spot the names you see at frieze, Miami, Armory, Basel etc Safe Investments.
Old ladies with hats, well known names on the walls ; Man Ray, Jasper Johns and again multiples of Damien Hirst . But an interesting development was the large influx of artists and galleries from China.
Ai Weiwei is scheduled to do to three shows in Los Angeles in September/October firstly he is taking over Jeffrey Deitch’s new Hollywood gallery for its inaugural show, opening Sept 29th then he has a show at the Marciano Art Foundation, opening Sept 28th and finally starting Oct 4th he will be showing a marble sculpture at the new UTA Artist Space in Beverly Hills.