December 12, 1988 |
ART/LA88, Los Angeles' Third International Contemporary Art Fair, got off to brisk start over the weekend. The size of the crowd at the downtown Convention Center was up from last year and dealers reported that business was well ahead of previous shows. The fair had a celebratory start Friday night at a $125-a-head gala benefit.
December 16, 1988 |
Organizers got more (and less) than they bargained for, pitting Orient versus Occident in a panel featuring two of the world's most directional designers at the International Contemporary Art Fair at the L.A. Convention Center this week. On one side was Yohji Yamamoto, Tokyo-based guru of the Eastern school, master of dark anarchic styles that billow and tilt and fall into unexpected origami folds.
October 30, 1990 |
Vandals Slash Pop Art: Vandals slashed two recent pop art works by Roy Lichtenstein and James Rosenquist on display at Paris' International Contemporary Art Fair, organizers of the exhibition said Monday. The vandals, shouting anti-imperialist slogans, mutilated the paintings Saturday with knives and dropped pamphlets before they were arrested.
November 28, 1997
The Gramercy International Contemporary Art Fair will hold its opening-night benefit from 7 to 10 p.m. Dec. 5 at the Chateau Marmont hotel in Hollywood. Proceeds from the $50 celebration--sponsored by Interview and Art in America magazines and Tag Heuer--will go to Los Angeles' Museum of Contemporary Art. Tickets will be available at the door. Information: (212) 979-7591.
January 17, 1999
It has become a designated hit with the people who bill themselves as cool (you know who you are). They roamed the guest rooms, closets and kitchens of West Hollywood's Chateau Marmont Hotel one weekend last month in hopes of bumping into a fetching yet affordable photograph or painting by a still-undiscovered artist. The Gramercy International Contemporary Art Fair comes to L.A.