Post Coverage of the LA Art Show in Santa Monica (January 24-28, 2007)

Post Coverage of the LA Art Show in Santa Monica (January 24-28, 2007)

Written by Todd Elliot   


 The Los Angeles art world was buzzing with fine art and glamour as more than 20,000 people attended the four-day Los Angeles Art Show with sales totaling more than $10 million. Kicking off the festivities was the Opening Night Gala on January 24th. There were more than 4,000 guests at this year’s Gala, ranging from Hollywood‘s A-list celebrities to the art world’s most prestigious collectors.

Consider post-event coverage of the celebrity attendance and groundbreaking sales at the 2007 Los Angeles Art Show. High-resolution images available upon request.


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Celebrity Attendance

Among some of the many A-list celebrities who attended the Los Angeles Art Show included:

Barbara Streisand, James Brolin, Angelina Jolie, Warren Beatty, Annette Benning, Kevin Bacon, Kyra Sedgwick, Albert Brooks, Jacqueline Bisset, Rebecca De Mornay, Giovanni Ribisi, Rosanne Barr, Jason Biggs, Candy Spelling, Meredith Baxter Birney, Linda Hamilton, David Eigenberg, Lauren Graham, Andy Milder, David Caruso, Maggie Wheeler, Bud Cort, Stefanie Powers, Jeff Garlin, Eva La Rue, Kris Nelson, Nancy Meyers, James Brooks, Michael Jackson (Radio Personality), Michael Govan, Jeremy Strick, Deborah Oppenheimer and many more…

Los Angeles Art Show Groundbreaking Attendance and Sales

The acclaimed Los Angeles Art Show, presented by the Fine Art Dealers Association (FADA), returned to the Barker Hangar at the Santa Monica Airport, Wednesday, January 24 through Sunday, January 28, 2007. More than 20,000 people browsed and purchased more than $10 million worth of art from around the world. With more than eighty top international galleries to choose from, visitors marveled at the display of Old Masters, 19th Century, modern and contemporary works of art. The show was housed in Barker Hangar and an additional 32,000 square foot pavilion space built to supplement the added gallery participation and guest attendance.

Sponsors and Partners

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(From left to right: Top: James Brolin, Bud Cort and Gary Smith; Nika La Rue and Eva La Rue; Bottom: Kevin Bacon; Marla and Jeff Garlin)

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