Los Angeles Antiques Art + Design Show Announces
Star-Studded Host Committee and Full List of Exhibitors
LOS ANGELES – The 17th annual Los Angeles Antiques, Art + Design Show Opening Night Party—to be held October 10, 2012 at the Barker Hangar at Santa Monica Airport and benefiting the Los Angeles County Museum of Art’s Decorative Arts and Design Council (DADC) —announces its most influential host committee to date, which includes leaders from the worlds of entertainment, culture, the arts and design, as well as the premier list of more than 60 international vendors exhibiting at the show.
The Decorative Arts and Design Department, headed by Wendy Kaplan; the DADC, chaired by Oliver M. Furth; along with the chairs of the Los Angeles Antiques, Art + Design Show announced the following host committee members: Debbie and Mark Attanasio, Colleen and Bradley Bell, Allison and Larry Berg, Bianca Chen, Evgenia Citkowitz and Julian Sands, Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi, Andrea Fiuczynski, James Franco, Ken Fulk, Steven Gambrel, Ric and Suzanne Kayne, Diane Keaton, Pearl Lam, Martyn Lawrence Bullard, Eliza Osborne, Alexander and Alison Palevsky, Suzanne and Frederic Rheinstein, Michael S. Smith, Rose Tarlow, Kelly Wearstler and Brad Korzen.
The list of participating exhibitors includes both returning and first-time vendors. Of the 60 participants, Daniel Stein Antiques Inc. and T. Reggiardo Antiques from San Francisco will be returning along with Los Angeles-based galleries Habite, American Garage, and Dragonette, among others.
For the first time in its rich history, the show will include contemporary art and 21st century design. Debuting presenters include Copenhagen’s Danish Silver, London-based Stephen Kalms, Atlanta-based Jon Eric Riis, New Hampshire’s Antique American Wicker and world-renowned antiquarian Joel Chen of JF Chen of Los Angeles. Chen will also be honored by LACMA’s DADC with its Design Leadership Award during the Opening Night Party for his extraordinary contributions spanning four decades as a gallerist, impresario, and philanthropist.
Also new to the show this year is a sculptural venue entrance erected by Los Angeles-based design and architecture firm, Oyler Wu.
Tickets are now available for the Opening Night Party commencing with a Collectors Preview Hour beginning at 6 pm followed by the cocktail reception at 7 pm., featuring DJ Dublab. All proceeds from the DADC’s fundraising efforts support LACMA’s Decorative Arts and Design department’s efforts to acquire significant works of art for LACMA’s permanent collection, support special exhibitions, and fund other departmental priorities. For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit http://www.lacma.org/event/antiques-art-design-show. General admission tickets for the show will be available for purchase at the door for the duration of the exhibition.
The prestigious and highly anticipated show is presented by the Antiques Dealers Association of California (ADAC) and managed by Dolphin Promotions. As in years past, the show will continue to feature decorative and fine art reflecting all design movements across the millennia, including American and European period furniture and decorative arts, important 20th century modern design, tribal arts, Asian and African arts, and Native American arts.
For additional show information, please visit www.losangelesantiqueshow.com.
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