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Los Angeles, CA (January 13, 2022) — The LA Art Show is thrilled to announce that international model and actress Kaia Gerber will be the official host of the 2022 Opening Night premiere party, kicking off the Los Angeles 2022 art season. The event will be held at the Los Angeles Convention Center on Wednesday, January 19 from 7-11 p.m. 

Gerber, known for her love of fashion, art, and culture, is a perfect voice for the next young generation of collectors and a great supporter of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® and the LA Art Show. With a passion for fostering community, whether it be her social media-based book club or lending her platform to others for the sake of education, Gerber is an exciting addition to this year’s LA Art Show. 

For going on eight years, the LA Art Show has been a strong and unwavering supporter of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital as it leads the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases. In 2022 St. Jude continues to be the beneficiary, with 15% of all ticket proceeds going towards its life saving mission: Finding cures. Saving children.® 

In addition to food, beverages, and art, opening night attendees will be given a special sneak peek of the LA Art Show’s exciting new programming. As opening night guests navigate the fair, they will discover

some of the latest trends in art, experience new technology, and participate in discussions about the ecological state of our world. 

The LA Art Show returns to the Los Angeles Convention Center from January 19 – 23, safely uniting the contemporary art community. As the city–and west coast’s–largest art fair, and one of the most diversely programmed in the world, the LA Art Show features a comprehensive lineup of local and international exhibitors ranging from the traditional contemporary and modern art to digital art and more! 

About Kaia Gerber 

Kaia Gerber is a muse to many. She made her debut for the Young Versace ad campaign at the age of ten. Since then, she has worked with the likes of Chanel, Marc Jacobs, Isabel Marant, Loewe, Saint Laurent, Miu Miu, Versace, and countless other luxury brands. Having graced numerous interntationl and US magazine covers, as well as being honored with the Daily Front Row’s 2017 Breakout Model of the year and the 2018 Model of the Year at the British Fashion Awards, she has established herself in the new generation of fashion icons. Kaia has swiftly made her mark, working with celebrated photographers like Steven Meisel, Inez & Vinoodh, Craig McDean, Mikael Jansson, and David Sims. She has been the face of campaigns for Marc Jacob’s Beauty and the brand’s Daisy fragrance since 2016 and has been a brand ambassador for OMEGA as of 2017. In 2018 Gerber became the face of YSL Beauté and partnered with the late Karl Lagerfeld to create the Kaia x Karl collection which combined Lagerfeld’s iconic Parisian chic with Kaia’s laid-back California style. 

In addition to modeling, Gerber is also pursuing her passion for acting. She recently appeared in two episodes of Ryan Murphy’s new episodic anthology series “American Horror Stories” and also starred in Season 10 of “American Horror Story: Double Feature.” 

Gerber splits her time between NYC and LA. She is the daughter of iconic 1990’s supermodel Cindy Crawford and businessman Rande Gerber.

About the LA Art Show 

The LA Art Show creates one of the largest international art fairs in the United States, providing an exciting, immersive, insider art experience to sponsors, their select guests and VIP clients. The show attracts an elite roster of national and international galleries, acclaimed artists, highly regarded curators, architects, design professionals, along with discerning collectors. This innovative, exceptional cultural environment attracts executives and board members of Southern California businesses, state, county, and municipal government representatives, as well as leaders of the region’s cultural institutions. Attendees are trendsetters, influencers and alpha consumers, who seek and demand the newest and the best in all areas of their lives—art, design, food, technology and travel being specific passion points. www.LAArtShow.com

About St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® 

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is leading the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases. Its purpose is clear: Finding cures. Saving children.®It is the only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center devoted solely to children. Treatments invented at St. Jude have helped push the overall childhood cancer survival rate from 20% to more than 80% since the hospital opened more than 50 years ago. St. Jude won’t stop until no child dies from cancer. St. Jude shares the breakthroughs it makes, and every child saved at St. Jude means doctors and scientists worldwide can use that knowledge to save thousands more children. Because of generous donors, families never receive a bill from St. Jude for treatment, travel, housing or food, so they can focus on helping their child live. Visit St. Jude Inspire to discover powerful St. Jude stories of hope, strength, love and kindness. Join the St. Jude mission by visiting stjude.org, liking St. Jude on Facebook, following St. Jude on Twitter, Instagram andTikTok, and subscribing to its YouTube channel. 

LA’s Most Popular Art Fair Returns With Fresh Programming Spotlighting Women, Art, and Technology – Opening Night With Host Rita Ora To Benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Los Angeles, Calif. – The LA Art Show continues its six year partnership with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®, and is excited to announce that global superstar Rita Ora will be the official host of the 2021 Opening Night premiere party, kicking off the Los Angeles art season with this special summer edition. The event will be held at the Los Angeles Convention Center on Thursday July 29th from 7-11PM. In addition to her chart-topping hits, Ora is known for her work in both television and film, as well as for her role as UNICEF Ambassador. 

Under the new direction of Kassandra Voyagis and returning DIVERSEartLA curator Marisa Caichiolo, the show has pivoted with a hard focus on what’s now, taking a closer look at some of the latest technological trends in the art world, while still offering a traditional lens for art from around the globe. 

After 25 years of traditional programming, the LA Art Show is taking a big leap into being the first physical gallery for NFT-backed digital art in Los Angeles and is presenting a world first major art fair NFT exhibition Titled Sea Change,  at the LA Art Show. The exhibit was created with top NFT marketplace SuperRare (also an official partner of the fair, their first), and curated by Nxt Museum curator Jesse Damiani with Vellum LA curator Sinziana Velicescu. 

With SuperRare as official marketplace partner, the LA Art Show will also be the first public appearance of StandardVision newest product, Luma Canvas, a museum-grade display designed for showcasing NFTs and digital art. 

2021 brings NEW legendary LA galleries: Track-16 (first fair) and Coagula Curatorial
Plus 14 year-old wonder kid and LA native, Tex Hammond exhibits at his first fair under Acosta Arts.Returning to the mix is: Arcadia Contemporary, Caldwell Snyder Gallery, Simard Bilodeau Contemporary, and Rebecca Hossack Art Gallery from London for the lineup of Modern + Contemporary. The show will once again continue their international presence with the Pigment Gallery returning from Spain, In The Gallery returning from Denmark, Gallery KITAI from Japan, and exploring new territory, the Spaceless Gallery based in Paris.

The LAAS will not only continue its six year partnership with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® but expand their collaborative mission, with the LA Art Show donating 15% of not only opening night tickets.

LA Auto Show Returns With the Most Diverse Range of Brands and Vehicles at Any North American Auto Show in 2021.

LA Auto Show Returns to the Los Angeles Convention Center This November.  One Million Square Feet of Automotive & Lifestyle Experiences

Come experience 10 fun-filled days this November 19-28, featuring the most diverse range of brands & vehicles of any North American Auto Show this year. Mark your calendars now – online tickets for the 2021 LA Auto Show go on sale August 24th!

LOS ANGELES, June 24, 2021 — Leading auto and lifestyle in-person event, the Los Angeles Auto Show (LA Auto Show®), today confirms a strong return to the LA Convention Center in November 2021. One million square feet of indoor and outdoor space will showcase the dynamic and evolving auto industry at its best, as startup and established brands participate to deliver the widest range of vehicles and experiences of any auto show in North America this year.

LA Auto Show will run for a full 12 days with media and industry days, AutoMobility LA, taking place on November 17-18 and doors opening to consumers November 19-28. The LA Auto Show will be welcomed by consumers and businesses alike as it contributes several hundred million dollars to the local economy, stimulates the local job market and is the number one revenue generator for the LA Convention Center.

Held in the world’s car culture capital and reflective of LA’s diverse and progressive audience, the 2021 LA Auto Show will focus on bringing its hundreds of thousands of fans new and concept vehicles to discover all in one place, making it the ultimate destination for enthusiasts and shoppers. Differentiated by its long-standing concentration on the convergence of technology and automotive, the LA Auto Show will continue to bring the latest in EV (electric vehicle) innovation and design to its global stage and the discerning SoCal buyer. This is evidenced by newer automakers such as Fisker, Imperium Motor Company, Karma, Lucid, and Mullen set to participate alongside legacy brands—many of them slated to make world debuts at the show.

“We are proud to be an integral part of LA culture and a must-attend event on the calendar. With California and LA County opening up, we’re committed to delivering a knock-out show to give SoCal an experience to look forward to and a dynamic environment for automakers and lifestyle brands to inform and entertain in,” said Lisa Kaz, owner and CEO of the LA Auto Show. “This year, visitors will have the broadest range of cars, trucks, and SUVs all in one place so they can get their hands on everything from electric to gas vehicles—all while reconnecting with friends and family in a safe and comfortable environment.”

Tickets for 2021 LA Auto Show will be on sale online later this summer; media and industry professionals can register for press days in August.

About the Los Angeles Auto Show (LA Auto Show®)
Founded in 1907, the Los Angeles Auto Show (LA Auto Show®) is the first major North American auto show of the season annually and is widely recognized as one of the most influential shows globally. Reflective of its location, the show celebrates the love affair Angelenos have with their cars and offers a global platform to industry technology and innovation, synonymous with California. The show runs for 12 full days over the Thanksgiving period and is a must-attend destination for many industry influencers, car enthusiasts and families wanting to enjoy a day out over the Holiday season. Held annually at the Los Angeles Convention Center, the LA Auto Show contributes several hundred million dollars to the local economy, stimulates the local job market and is the number one revenue generator for the LA Convention Center. In 2021 media and industry days, AutoMobility LA™, will take place on November 17-18 and will comprise a range of groundbreaking industry announcements and reveals. Doors will open to consumers November 19-28. LA Auto Show is endorsed by the Greater LA New Car Dealer Association and is owned and operated by ANSA Productions. To receive the latest show news and information, follow the LA Auto Show on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram and sign up for alerts at https://www.laautoshow.com/.

Companies interested in participating in the upcoming LA Auto Show media and industry days or the consumer show, please contact Terri Toennies, President of the LA Auto Show at terri@laautoshow.com. For press inquiries, please email Kat Kirsch at media@laautoshow.com.

Los Angeles, Calif. – The LA Auto Show is set to welcome guests back to the show’s immersive indoor and outdoor spaces displaying the latest models, electric vehicles, concept cars and mobility solutions all in one place. 

This year’s show will also continue to showcase the event and the region as a driving force to present EV innovation and design to a global stage. Explore newer automakers such as Fisker, Imperium Motor Company, Karma, Lucid, and Mullen alongside dozens of legacy models and brands —many of them slated to make spectacular debuts. As always, take part in family fun with tons of interactive experiences and automotive adventure around every corner.

Visit the LA Auto Show in November!