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Art Fair
photo l.a. 2012 - The 21st Annual International Los Angeles Photographic
  The 21st Annual International Los Angeles Photographic Art Exposition
Santa Monica Civic Auditorium
January 12 - 16, 2012

Santa Monica Civic Auditorium
1855 Main Street
Santa Monica, CA 90401-3209

photo l.a. returns to the historic Santa Monica Civic Auditorium for its 21st edition on January 12 - 16, 2012. Continuing the discourse on photography's place in the fine arts, photo l.a. provides dealers from around the globe a platform for the exhibition of vintage masterworks, contemporary photography, as well as video and multimedia installations. This exciting juxtaposition creates the character that is photo l.a.

The opening Gala Reception, January 12, 2012, from 6 - 9 pm benefits the Los Angeles County Museum of Art's Wallis Annenberg Department of Photography. Our special host of the evening will be Moby.

Over the past 21 years, photo l.a. has exhibited more than 300 galleries, private dealers and publishers, as well as presented more than 150 lectures and collecting seminars to the public. Our continued effort to create a dynamic experience for our patrons has not only increased our loyal fan base, but has attracted over 11,000 interested collectors, curators and dealers of photography annually.

As the Getty's Pacific Standard Time: Art in L.A. 1945-1980 initiative continues into January, photo l.a. will include installations focusing on post-WWII art created in Southern California. January is also L.A. Arts Month, a collective marketing effort by the city and its arts organizations to attract enthusiasts and collectors to Los Angeles.

Please join us in January for a memorable four days of art, education, and excitement. Check regularly for updates on ordering tickets, special projects, and events. In addition our compelling program of lectures, panels, book signings, and special installations, we are pleased to announce Salon de Tableaux, an area of tabletop presentations showcasing vintage, vernacular and unique photography. Also we proudly introduce photoBOOK - a forum with guest reviewers offering feedback to photographers on their book proposals. photo l.a. 2012 include speakers, panels, roundtables, book signings and installations.

Please check regularly for programming updates, special projects, and events.

Applications for the 2012 fair and Catalogue reservation forms are available at
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