Wednesday, September 28, 2011

September 28, 2011, Art Platform—Los Angeles Announces Stellar Sponsor Line-Up

Art Platform—Los Angeles Announces Stellar Sponsor Line-Up

 (Los Angeles): Art Platform—Los Angeles the modern and contemporary art fair for Los Angeles, will open its doors on Friday, September 30 to special guests and October 1-3 to the public. Art Platform—Los Angeles will present extraordinary work by the region's most innovative artists and will place emphasis on Los Angeles as a site of historical and contemporary cultural and artistic production.

Saturday, Oct 1   11AM – 6PM
Sunday, Oct 2     11AM – 6PM
Monday, Oct 3     11AM – 4PM

Art Platform – Los Angeles
L.A. Mart
1933 S Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 90007

Art Platform—Los Angeles gratefully acknowledges the 2011 Sponsors:

Art Platform—Los Angeles is delighted to have U.S. Trust as the Title Sponsor for the inaugural edition of the fair. U.S. Trust’s unique, multi-tiered program of support for the arts and culture in neighborhoods across the globe is contributing to a climate where innovation flourishes, economies grow, and people, business and communities thrive.

“Art Platform – Los Angeles has been a labor of love and incredible cooperation and kindness,” notes Executive Director Adam Gross.  “This is L.A.’s moment, and everyone from collectors, to dealers, artists to civic organizations, non-profits to our great museums have united to make this weekend possible.  And we are particularly grateful to our sponsors, for believing in the importance of what we’re doing to support our efforts so generously.  U.S. Trust, our Title Sponsor, has been a delight to work with, as have all of the superior companies and brands you’ll see at the fair.”

Ruinart Champagne, established in 1729, is the official Champagne partner of Art Platform—Los Angeles, providing visitors to the fair, and discerning wine enthusiasts, a superior tasting experience.

The Standard, Downtown LA will act as Art Platform—Los Angeles' official Hotel Partner, as part of its ongoing dedication to supporting the arts both within the local community and on a larger scale. This exceptional hotel, located 2 miles from The L.A. Mart, offers a fusion of Los Angeles style, fun and personality.

The exquisite furnishings and design of POLIFORM will ensure a luxurious experience for collectors at the VIP Lounge at Art Platform—Los Angeles.  Since 1942, Poliform has been setting the pace for Italian design.  Poliform is currently a leading player on the international furniture scene. The highly successful result of adventurous enterprise, the company has always based its vision on the search for quality by updating its lines in keeping with all that is good in contemporary lifestyle trends.

Intelligentsia Coffee, which will serve complimentary espresso, coffee, lattes and tea in the VIP Lounge, adheres to a mission of providing its customers, staff, and community with an unparalleled and complete coffee and tea experience in an environment steeped in understanding, knowledge, skill, service and mutual respect.

Vernissage Sponsors
On Friday, September 30, 2011 Art Platform—Los Angeles will host a Vernissage Museum Benefit for the Hammer MuseumLos Angeles County Museum of Art and The Museum of Contemporary Art from 5-9PM. To purchase Vernissage Tickets, visit

Friday, September 30
3PM – 5PM    Opening Preview $500
5PM – 9PM     Vernissage $125

Vernissage Sponsors include The Huffington Post, the penultimate American news site and content aggregate blog;  Purity Vodka, the world’s most awarded ultra premium vodka; and L.A. Confidential Magazine, a luxury publication celebrating the finest in Los Angeles.

Other generous fair sponsors include Maison Martin MargielaSheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLPFiji WaterArtillery Magazine and Market Restaurant & Catering.

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