Art Fairs: LA Galleries

Frieze Los Angeles
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As Los Angeles imprints onto the global art world scene, art fairs are choosing the city for major events. The fairs bring together a massive collection of local galleries, art collectives, inspired curators, and independent artists, who, side by side, put on grand shows. Whether you are a collector, gallerist, artist, enthusiast, or rookie, visit these art fairs to be inspired by interesting work, meet important curators, gallerists, leading artists and writers, all together celebrating their love for Los Angeles creativity.

Frieze LA
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Frieze LA [February 29-March 3, 2024]

Launched in 2019 on the Paramount Studios lot, Frieze Los Angeles has become a leading international art fair hosting over 120 of the world’s leading galleries. Currently located in the Santa Monica Airport, Frieze LA focuses on contemporary art, with programming and events throughout the fair that celebrate the exceptionally diverse and dynamic culture of Los Angeles, especially its global contribution to the visual arts.

Felix Art Fair
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Felix Art Fair at the Hollywood Roosevelt [date yet to be announced]

The Felix Art Fair is a quirky, fun art fair held in select rooms of the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel. Founded in 2018, Felix has the intention of fostering intimate art experiences around conversation, collaboration, and community. Don’t let the chill energy fool you– the roster of galleries associated with Felix is filled with impressive names and the city's most innovative spirits. Without a doubt, their event is an LA original.

Printed Matter
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LA Art Book Fair by Printed Matter [August 10-13, 2023]

Hosted by the iconic Printed Matter– a New York-based non-profit organization dedicated to the distribution, understanding, and appreciation of artists’ books– the LA Art Book Fair will be hosted at The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA in Little Tokyo. Showcasing independent publishers and handmade zines, this draws LA's art community and their fans out in droves. Don't miss it.

LA Art Show
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LA Art Show [February 13-17, 2024]

Hosted in the LA Convention Center, the annual LA Art Show is one of the most comprehensive contemporary art shows in America. As Los Angeles rises to a world-class destination for art lovers, the show brings diverse programming, cool experiences, and an incredible range of displays for an expanding local and international collecting audience.