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July 12, 1991 | SUZANNE MUCHNIC, TIMES ART WRITER
Andry Montgomery California Inc., the organizer of Los Angeles' annual art fair at the Convention Center, didn't need another problem. The recession had already led many dealers to question participating in ART/LA91, scheduled for Nov. 20-24. But now a new crisis has emerged: the revelation that Andry Montgomery Ltd., the London-based parent company of the California firm, also owns Overseas Exhibitions Services Ltd., which has organized trade fairs for weapons manufacturers and arms suppliers.
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July 12, 1991
ART/LA91, Los Angeles' sixth annual contemporary art fair will not be defeated by the sagging economy and a recent controversy over a connection with arms sales by a subsidiary company, according to fair director Brian Angel. Planning has been an uphill battle, but organizational changes are expected to alleviate some past problems, he said. A Galleries Committee of leading dealers has been established to screen applicants and control quality, for example.
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ENTERTAINMENT
July 12, 1991
ART/LA91, Los Angeles' sixth annual contemporary art fair will not be defeated by the sagging economy and a recent controversy over a connection with arms sales by a subsidiary company, according to fair director Brian Angel. Planning has been an uphill battle, but organizational changes are expected to alleviate some past problems, he said. A Galleries Committee of leading dealers has been established to screen applicants and control quality, for example.
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July 12, 1991 | SUZANNE MUCHNIC, TIMES ART WRITER
Andry Montgomery California Inc., the organizer of Los Angeles' annual art fair at the Convention Center, didn't need another problem. The recession had already led many dealers to question participating in ART/LA91, scheduled for Nov. 20-24. But now a new crisis has emerged: the revelation that Andry Montgomery Ltd., the London-based parent company of the California firm, also owns Overseas Exhibitions Services Ltd., which has organized trade fairs for weapons manufacturers and arms suppliers.
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August 10, 1991 | SUZANNE MUCHNIC, TIMES ART WRITER
Plans for ART/LA91, Los Angeles' sixth annual contemporary art fair scheduled for Nov. 20-24 at the Los Angeles Convention Center, are moving ahead--but through troubled waters. The recession poses a major threat to this year's event, but a wave of controversy over the fair's connection to the arms trade has apparently subsided. Andry Montgomery Ltd.
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