Asian and Tribal art lovers have an exciting event to plan for, as the annual Los Angeles Asian & Tribal Arts Show opens with a preview reception to benefit the Fowler Museum at UCLA.
The Los Angeles Asian & Tribal Arts Show (LAATA) celebrates its 20th anniversary this November. The event will take place at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium from November 12-14, 2010.
The show production team of Caskey & Lees has been instrumental in growing the importance of ethnic arts in the United States. Banking on an increased interest in Asian & Tribal Arts 20 years ago, the LAATA is the first and largest show of its kind in the region that has spawned an entire industry spanning New York, San Francisco and Los Angeles.
Vetted for authenticity, the LAATA features museum-quality items from China, Japan, Korea, India, Africa, Oceanic and American Indian cultures.
The LAATA will showcase collection of works by adventurer and fine art photographer Mike Glad.
“Vanishing Cultures” is a photographic exhibition documenting the exotic and remote places that Glad encountered while trekking through Yemen, the wooden monasteries of Myanmar and villages of Pakistan.
The LAATA will feature Gallery Talks with participating dealers. Taking place in their exhibitor booths, the Gallery Talks will focus on the importance of selected pieces within their respective cultures. The roster participating galleries includes some of the world’s most noted scholarly experts on Asian & Tribal Art. Please check www.caskeylees.com for updated Gallery Talk details.
The LAATA will have a wine and cheese preview reception and silent auction to benefit the Fowler Museum of Cultural History’s Textile Council on Friday November 12, 2010.
An opportunity to have first viewing of the participating galleries, the Opening Night benefit is an opportunity for prominent museum and arts supporters to network, and support the Fowler Museum’s Silent Auction.
The Los Angeles Asian & Tribal Arts Show is considered one of the West Coast’s leading vetted art shows. The first of its kind in the region, the LAATA is the first Art Fair to bring prestigious Asian & Tribal galleries to showcase and celebrate the significance these genres of art.
Friday, November 12, 6pm-9pm General Show Hours Saturday, November 13, 11:00am-7:00pm
Sunday, November 14, 11:00am-5:00pm (no admittance after 4:30pm)
Santa Monica Civic Auditorium
1855 Main Street
Santa Monica, CA
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Tickets to attend the Opening Night Preview are $25. To RSVP for the benefit or for more information, please call (310) 455-2886. For additional information, the public should visit here.