See Amazing Art In Los Angeles This Month

Mr. Brainwash Madonna 2011
Screenprint and Acrylic
Denis Bloch Fine Art

From modern art from emerging artists to world class photography and an entire show devotes to our feline friends, January ushers in a month-long celebration of art in Los Angeles. Check out the shows to hit in our roundup. Find out why art is one of the creative happenings defining LA!

L.A. Art Show
Jan. 16-19. The largest art fair during L.A. Arts Month is this one at the Los Angeles Convention Center downtown. This year’s fair focuses on modern and contemporary art, and 90 galleries show off their finest works by established and emerging artists. Also find original and fine prints at the Print Fair. Los Angeles Convention Center, 1201 S. Figueroa St., downtown, 323.822.9145.

Photo L.A.
Jan. 16-19. The photographic art exposition presents its 23rd edition at the historic L.A. Mart downtown, hosting lectures and exhibiting world-class work, including that of this year’s honoree, celebrity photographer Douglas Kirkland. Shuttle buses transport attendees to the coinciding L.A. Art Show, nearby. Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, 1855 Main St., Santa Monica, 323.458.8551.

Cat Art Show Los Angeles
Jan 25-26, Feb. 1-2. Browse works from classic to contemporary at the largest exhibition of cat inspired artwork for sale ever exhibited. Extending beyond our favorite internet memes, the inaugural Cat Art Show Los Angeles displays works from more than 50 globally recognized artists, including Tracey Emin, Shepard Fairey, Jonathan Yeo and Ray Caesar, who explore the feline role as both muse and inspiration. Jan. 25, 7-10 p.m.; noon-5 p.m. all other dates. 6205 Santa Monica Blvd., L.A.

Art Los Angeles Contemporary
Opening Jan. 30. In its fifth year, L.A.-centric ALAC brings more than 70 galleries to the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica to showcase their top artists. Artist talks, museum-curator-led panel discussions, and film screening and performance series round out the agenda. Barker Hangar, 3021 Airport Ave., Santa Monica, 323.851.7530.


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