Best Exhibits At The LA Art Show

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The LA Art Show is like one gigantic candy store for art lovers. In fact, for even the most experienced, the vastness of the exhibition can be overwhelming. The LA Art Show is known as one of the most internationally diverse art forums in the Western world. So which are the top exhibits to take in? Here are six top picks from a show crammed with exhibits, live performances, and lectures. The Art Show runs from Thursday January 27, 2016 through Sunday, January 31, 2016 at DTLA’s Convention Center.

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Travellers in Time
Lluis Barba

The large scale photographs of renowned Spanish artist Lluis Barba, are another key exhibit at the LA Art Fair. Barba will offer a lecture concerning his work on Saturday January 30th at 2 p.m., and is unveiling a new work at the show as a part of his exhibition here, “Travellers in Time.” A reimagining of Picasso’s “Guernica” is the centerpiece of the exhibition, and this is the first time this significant work has been shown in LA. Barba’s technique is to transfer people, paintings, and artworks into new compositions, creating allegories and symbols as well as purely entertaining pop cultural references. Read more.

by Genie Davis, CBS Los Angeles

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