Issue #187  1/4/2012
Classic Photographs Los Angeles Returns For Its 3rd Annual Fair On January 14-15 to The Helms Daylight Studio With 16 Dealers

The Classic Photographs Los Angeles Show will hold its third annual event on Saturday and Sunday, January 14 and 15. Hours on Saturday are from 11-7 pm and on Sunday from noon-5 pm. Admission is $5.00 and is open to the general public. The location for the show is the Helms Daylight Studio, which is located in the heart of the Helms Bakery District at 3221 Hutchison Ave., #E, Los Angeles, CA 90034.

The photography fair features 16 top internationally known dealers and galleries, exhibiting 19th and 20th century European and American photography.

Exhibitors include: Joseph Bellows Gallery, Contemporary Works/Vintage Works, Michael Dawson Gallery, Etherton Gallery, Gallery 19/21, G. Gibson Gallery, Gitterman Gallery, Charles A. Hartman Fine Art, Paul M. Hertzmann, Inc., Lee Gallery, Richard Moore Photographs, Scott Nichols Gallery, William L. Schaeffer Photographs, Barry Singer Gallery, Janet Sirmon Fine Art and Andrew Smith Gallery.

Works by Ansel Adams, William Garnett, Nan Goldin, Peter Hujar, Hiromu Kira, Helen Levitt, Margrethe Mather, André Kertész, Édouard Boubat, Horst, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Man Ray, Edward Weston, Robert Doisneau, Edward Steichen, Alfred Stieglitz, Harry Callahan, Francois Kollar, Jacques-Henri Lartigue, Dorothea Lange, Lee Friedlander, Barbara Morgan, Clarence John Laughlin, Ilse Bing, Brassai, Frantisek Drtikol, Josef Sudek, Raoul Ubac, Ruth Bernhard, Arnold Newman, Carl Mydans, Brett Weston, Willy Ronis, Aaron Siskind, Irving Penn, Eugene Atget, Ralph Meatyard, Richard Misrach, Weegee, Minor White, Garry Winogrand and Max Yavno--among other top 20th-century masters here for sale.

There will also be some wonderful 19th-century material, including images by Le Gray, Negre, Le Secq, Baldus, Marville, Southworth & Hawes, De Launay, Teynard, De Clercq, Fortier, Frith, Disderi, Watkins, Muybridge, Clifford, Salzmann, Humbert de Molard, Caneva, Anderson, Hill & Adamson, Scherer and Nabholz, Aguado, etc.

Independent scholar and photography consultant Beth Gates Warren will sign copies of her new book "Artful Lives: Edward Weston, Margrethe Mather, and the Bohemians of Los Angeles" both Saturday and Sunday from 1 pm to 3 pm. Hardcover books will be available for purchase.

Classic Photographs Los Angeles is a relaxed and informal venue to purchase fine art photographs in a variety of price ranges from knowledgeable and reputable dealers in the field. The emphasis of the exhibition is on small-scale works of art representing the rich texture of photographic history.

Ample parking is available in two lots at the intersection of Venice Boulevard and Helms Avenue, as well as limited street parking. Restaurants at the Helms Bakery District include Father's Office, La Dijonaise, Let's Be Frank, Lukshone, and Café Surfas.

Visit http://www.classicphotographsla.com for more information, a map to the show and links to the websites of all dealers participating in Classic Photographs Los Angeles.