Preview for the LA Antique Show
LOS ANGELES ANTIQUES SHOW
BENEFITING P.S. ARTS RETURNS
TO BARKER HANGAR IN APRIL 2011
The16th Annual Los Angeles Antiques Show will return on April 13-17, 2011 to the Barker
Hangar at Santa Monica Air Center. The prestigious and highly-anticipated event is presented
by the Antique Dealers Association of California (ADAC), and produced by Dolphin Promotions.
The antiques show co-chairs for 2011 are Los Angeles gallery owners and show exhibitors
Laurent Rebuffel ofHabite, Robert Willson of Downtown, and Patrick Dragonette of Dragonette,
52 exhibitors from across the U.S. and Europe will be featured in room-setting vignettes
representing all design movements from ancient to modern including 17th, 18th and 19th century
American, English and Continental furniture and decorative arts, 20th century modernism, Native
American Indian and tribal arts, Asian, and African arts.
Among the many distinguished exhibitors areDaniel Stein Antiques showing English and
Continental furniture;Habite of Los Angeles featuring French and Continental furniture;
Downtown, Dragonette, Ltd., Reform Gallery of Los Angeles and Todd Merrill and Associates of
New York featuring 20th century design; Mansour of West Hollywood offering antique carpets
and tapestries;American Garage of Los Angeles presenting folk art; Le Trianon of San
Francisco featuring 19th and 20th century paintings; Craig Evan Small of Los Angeles and
Camilla Deitz Bergeron Ltd.of New York featuring antique and estate jewelry; Joel Cooner
Galleryof Dallas featuring tribal and African arts; Galen Lowe Art & Antiques of Seattle,
Orientations Galleryof New York presenting Asian antiques and artifacts; Eve Stone Antiques of
Woodbridge, CT offering antique copper and brass;Imperial Fine Books and Hayden &
Fandetta Rare Books, both of New York, specializing in rare and first edition books; Arader
Galleriesof San Francisco presenting prints; The Silver Fund of London featuring Georg Jensen
and sterling;Rick Scott of San Francisco featuring objet de curiosite; and Inner Gardens of Los
Angeles featuring garden ornamentation.
Interior designerMary McDonald will create an extraordinary entrance tent paired with fashions
from vintage couture expectCameron Silver. Last year’s entrance tent was designed by
interior designerMartyn Lawrence-Bullard. The second annual DESIGN LA event will be held
at the antiques show on Friday evening, April 15. A1stdibs cocktail party hosted by Michael
Brunowill be held for design industry professionals at 6:30 p.m. followed at 7 p.m. by a
roundtable discussionA Time for Change in the Design Industry? with a panel of interior
designers discussing their role in guiding the future of the industry. The conversation will be led
byMichael Bruno, founder and president of 1stdibs and he will be joined by Kathryn Ireland,
Martyn Lawrence-Bullard, Mary McDonald, Campion Platt, and Windsor Smith.
The Antiques Show opens with an opening night party benefiting P.S. ARTS held from 7 to 10
p.m. Wednesday, April 13. Cocktail party tickets are $150 per person and available in advance
atwww.losangelesantiqueshow.com An exclusive Collectors party will be held in advance of
the preview party from 6 to 7 p.m. Ultimat vodka is sponsor of the opening night party.
P.S. ARTSis a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of children by bringing
arts education to underserved public schools and their communities. P.S. ARTS currently
provides more than 11,000 students attending our 25 partner schools throughout Southern and
Central California with comprehensive programs in visual arts, music and theater.
TheAntique Dealers Association of California, founded in 1924, is a group of knowledgeable
dealers pledged to integrity and fair dealing in the buying and selling of antiques. Members are
experts in their individual fields with inventories ranging from 17th century baroque to
Americana, from 18th century ceramics to fine rugs and textiles, from fine art to Asian antiquities
to 20th century photography and design. Daniel Stein ofDaniel Stein Antiques of San
Francisco is ADAC’s president.
Corporate and media sponsorship is provided by 1stdibs, Angeleno, Antiques & Fine Art,
California Home+Design, California Homes, DeWitt Stern, Los Angeles Times, and Magazine
Antiques. The Los Angeles Antiques Show is open to the general public from April 14-17.
Show hours are Thursday 11 a.m. to 7.pm, Friday 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday 1 a.m. to 7 p.m.;
and Sunday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $20 and includes return entry and show catalog.
For more information including the complete list of show exhibitors please visit
www.losangelesantiqueshow.comor call Jill Eisenstadt-Chayet at bluPRrint Public Relations at
310-208-1300 or Gordon Merkle, media director for show producer Dolphin Promotions at 954-
The Antiques Dealers Association of California (ADAC), founded in 1924, is an association of knowledgeable dealers pledged to integrity and fair dealing in the buying and selling of antiques. It is ADAC’s commitment to represent honestly the authenticity, provenance, and condition of the merchandise their members offer for sale. In their continued commitment to promote the antiques trade, ADAC is the founder and organizer of the annual Los Angeles Antiques Show. The Antiques Show benefits P.S. ARTS , and with over 60 international dealers, has quickly gained national recognition and prestige.
P.S. ARTS is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of children by bringing arts education to underserved public schools and their communities. P.S. ARTS currently provides more than 11,000 students attending our 25 partner schools throughout Southern and Central California with comprehensive programs in visual art, music and theater.
The Los Angeles Antiques Show is managed by Dolphin Promotions, whose portfolio includes antiques and modernism shows that are among the leading venues for antiques, decorative and fine arts in North America. Dolphin Promotions currently produces 12 events annually including antiques shows in Chicago, Fort Lauderdale, Los Angeles and Miami that are among the most respected in their region and attract national and international exhibitors and collectors. A solid reputation and creative and innovative shows continue to make Dolphin Promotions antiques and modernism shows successful with exhibitors and collectors worldwide.
LAURENT REBUFFEL, ROBERT WILSON AND PATRICK DRAGONETTE HOST
THE 16TH ANNUAL LOS ANGELES ANTIQUES SHOW
AN OPENING NIGHT GALA TO BENEFIT P.S. ARTS
ENTRANCE TENT BY DESIGN DOYENNE MARY MCDONALD AND COUTURE EXPERT CAMERON SILVER
WHO: Hosts Tobey Maguire & Jennifer Meyer, Bill & Maria Bell, Kimberly Brooks, Kristen Buckingham, Waldo Fernandez, Patrick Herning, Keanu Reeves, Ryan Murphy, Tracey Jacobs, Julia Sorkin, and Rob Bragin & Elizabeth Stewart celebrate the 16th Annual Los Angeles Antiques Show Opening Night Preview Party, benefiting P.S. ARTS.
Guests to include: Ellen Pompeo, Dana Delaney, Lionel Richie, Ben Lyons, Eva LaRue, Julian Sands, Lisa Kudrow, Catt Sadler, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Amber Valetta, Sean Kanan, Abigail Spencer, Perry Reeves, Mary McDonald, Windsor Smith, Peter Dunham, Susie & Brad Krevoy, Julie Jaffe, Sally Perrin, Kelly Wearstler, Honor Fraser & Stavros Merjos, Will Kopelman, Monique Lhuillier, Martyn Lawrence Bullard, Sarah Emanuel, Laurie David, Lynda & Stuart Resnick, Suzanne Rheinstein, Elizabeth Dinkel, Molly Isaksen, Michael Bruno, Aaron Sorkin, Carla and Fred Sands, Carolyn & Bill Powers, the cast of Million Dollar Decorator (Kathryn Ireland, Jeffrey Alan Marks, Nathan Turner), and more.
WHAT: The four-day Antique Show featuring over 60 premier dealers from the US and Europe starts with a star-studded, exclusive opening night preview party benefiting P.S. ARTS. It is one of the most prestigious, highly regarded shows among West Coast collectors. The collectors’ preview party starts at 6:00 pm and the cocktail party is held from 7 to 10 p.m. Wednesday, April 13. Tickets for the exclusive preview start at $500 and the cocktail reception tickets start at $150 per person. Tickets are available in advance at www.losangelesantiqueshow.com. Ticket sales go to benefit P.S. Arts and a silent auction of key items for sale available in most dealer booths will be benefit P.S. Arts as well.
WHEN: Wednesday, April 13, 2011
Press call: 5:30PM
Collectors’ Preview Begins the Evening from 6-7PM, Preview Party Immediate Follows
WHERE: Barker Hangar at the Santa Monica Airport
3021 Airport Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90405
MORE: Doyenne Mary McDonald and Cameron Silver are partnering up to create a vintage inspired entrance tent. Vintage pieces from the Decades store will be on display in a mannequin installation, showcasing the connection between fashion and art through the decades.
P.S. ARTS is a non-profit 501(C)(3) organization dedicated to restoring arts education in public schools by providing comprehensive, skills based, sequential classes in dance, music, theater and visual arts. P.S. ARTS, which was originally founded as an outreach project of the Crossroads Community Foundation, serves thousands of children in some of the most underserved neighborhoods in California. P.S. ARTS also offers arts-related workshops for classroom teachers, integrating creative expression and the arts into the core curriculum. Recognized by local, county and state agencies as an outstanding arts provider, P.S. ARTS now serves as a national model, advocating arts for all students.
PARTNERS: This event would not be possible without the following generous sponsors: Audi, 1st Dibs.