Sunday, January 8, 2017

photo l.a. 26th edition at The REEF, Jan.12-15: Galleries & Programs

By Karen Ostlund
The international photographic art exposition, photo l.a. 26th edition returns at The REEF, located in the historic LA Mart building in downtown Los Angeles, January 12-15, 2017
Norman Seeff Vintage: The Rolling Stones 1971
  photo l.a. has a long and rich history of bringing the photographic and arts community together.
For one night and three days the community celebrates photography in its many forms. Each year the show is expanding its showcase of photographic art, ranging from 19th Century works to contemporary and innovative photography-based art. Galleries, dealers, museums, schools, and non-profit organizations participate to define what photography has been, what it is today, and what it might evolve into. The photo exhibit includes, lectures, roundtable discussions, special installations, and docent tours with distinguished members of the photograph/arts community.

Photo l.a. programs at a glance:

photo l.a. 2017 will launch with the annual Opening Night Benefit on the evening of Thursday, Jan. 12th 2017,  7-10PM.

The evening will benefit , the John Wayne Cancer Foundation who's mission is to bring courage, strength, and grit to the fight against cancer. JWCF funds novel and innovative programs that improve cancer patients' outcomes and save lives through research, education, awareness and support.

John Wayne beat lung cancer in 1964. He died 15 years later after a struggle with cancer of the stomach. During this difficult period, he became passionate about helping others fight this terrible disease. To honor his memory, his family created the John Wayne Cancer Foundation (JWCF).
STORM by artist David Steinke (Artbarltd Gallery)
Public Hours:
Friday, January 13, 11am - 7pm
Saturday, January 14, 11am - 7pm
Sunday, January 15, 11am - 6pm
The REEF/LA Mart
1933 Broadway
Los Angeles, Ca 90007

Ticket Prices:
1-day pass $20 online / $25 at the door
weekend pass $30 online / $35 at the door
seniors & students $15 online / $20 at the door
opening gala $80 on-line / $100 at the door
docent tours $80 per tour
photo l.a. & FOCUS photo l.a. programming $10 per event
Hitler's Window by artist Tony Vaccaro (Monroe Gallery)
The 2017 edition will mark photo l.a.'s third year at The REEF, with 60,000 square feet of premium event space on the building's second floor. THE REEF is based in the historic LA Mart building, and is located near LA's freeways and Metro system.

2017 Exhibitors

21st Editions
Artists Corner Gallery
ASMP Los Angeles
Blind Photographers Guild
Chimento Contemporary
Cohen Gallery
Duncan Miller Gallery
Elizabeth Houston Gallery
G. Ray Hawkins Gallery
Galerie Thierry Bigaignon
Hayworth Projects
John Wayne Cancer Foundation
Lucie Foundation
Momentum Fine Art
Monroe Gallery of Photography
MRG Fine Art
Norman Seeff Vintage Prints
Northern Light Gallery
Nu Muses
Parkview Gallery
School of Visual Arts
Select Vernacular Photographs
Temporary Space LA
Jeffrey Sklan presented by THE ICON GALLERY
Thomas V. Meyer - Fine Art
Wilding Cran
Willem Photographic
ZERO+ Publishing

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