Los Angeles Art Show Returns With Guest of Honor James Franco


The annual Los Angeles Art Show returns this year with a star studded red carpet party and reception ball, with guest of honor- movie star James Franco, tonight Wednesday. The Opening Night Premiere Party, for VIP guests and patrons only will be hosted by Ali Larter and Hayes McArthur.

James Franco, starring in the upcoming film ‘Oz, The Great and Powerful’ (Warner Bros.) will be the Guest of Honor at the Patron Reception from 7-8pm on Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013.

From 7-8pm, the Red Carpet Arrivals and Patron Reception will be underway, and at 8-11pm, the Opening Night Premiere Party.

Other expected stars include Sean William Scott, Shepard Fairey, Eva La Rue, Robin Antin, Lubov Azria, Cheryl Burke, Alexandra Chando, Molly Culver, Franchesca Eastwood, and many more socialites and celebrities. Last year, Halle Berry attended the show among many more.


Thursday, January 24, 2013, 11am – 7pm

Friday, January 25, 2013, 11am – 7pm

Saturday, January 26, 2013, 11am – 7pm

Sunday, January 27, 2013, 11am – 5pm


Shepard Fairey will unveil his new series of Diamond Dust Prints during the evening at Paul Stolper Gallery Booth #724

Desire Obtain Cherish & Cristobal Valecillos at McLoughlin Gallery, Booth #1029 & 960

Works from 20th century Latin American Masters Wifredo Lam, Roberto Matta, Fernando Botero, Rene Portocarrero, Victor Manuel, Mijares and others. Also Works by contemporary Cuban artists Gina Pellon, Miguel Florido, Dayron Gonzalez at Cernuda Arte, Booth # 800

Select works by Brazilian painter Marta Penter and German painter and sculptor Willi Siber at Caldwell Snyder, Booth # 1000

New collections by artist Marlene Rose, Paul Andrews and Gay Ribisi at Galerie Luco, Booth #1125

Galerie Michael’s Vault Collection, a selection of highly valuable pieces including Dali’s The Surrealist Piano just flown in from Switzerland (and weighing almost 1000lbs!), booth #412 & 513

Todd Carpenter and Marion Lane at LaunchLA, Booth # 1214

Paintings by artist Fred Morgan, Jean B.C. Corot, Eugene Boudin & Emile Munier at Rehs Galleries, Booth #420 & 521

New works by internationally renowned fashion photographer Raphael Mazzucco; Urban Pop artists AIKO, Crash, Ron English, TrustoCorp and Dan Witz; and painter Ben Young at Rosenbaum Contemporary, Booth # 701 & 801

And many, many more!


The LA Art Show will be held in the South Hall J & K at the Los Angeles Convention Center 1201 South Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, CA 90015.


Guests may park in the South Hall parking lot, it accessible via Pico Blvd. There is a $15 parking fee.

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