PULSE: Contemporary Art Fair Arrives in LA

Izima Kaoru’s Kimura Yoshino wears Alexander McQueen

If you’ve always wanted to see works by: Jen Stark, Swoon, Kris Kuksi, Nate Frizzell, Mike Stilkey, Jill Greenberg, or Gregory Euclide up close and personal, then head on over to PULSE at the Event Deck in LA Live right now. Through Monday, October 3, you’ll get to see their works and more in a show where galleries from around the world bring out some of their biggest and brightest stars. Known for offering more affordable and accessible art than those found at Art Basel Miami Beach or the Armory Show in New York, PULSE aims to be at the forefront of contemporary art. Their annual shows, which has previously been held in Miami and New York, now descends upon the City of Angels.

Yesterday, during the press preview, Eugene and I had a chance to meet many of the faces behind some of the galleries we’ve written about right here on My Modern Met including Joshua Liner, ClampArt and LeBasse. In addition, we were delighted to finally walk up to actual pieces of Jen Stark’s paper art and see the vibrant colors of Jill Greenberg’s Glass Ceiling series.

Here are some of the works you can expect to find at PULSE LA this weekend. General admission is $20 and students and seniors pay $15. All in all, it’s a wonderful way to take in rows and rows of contemporary art all at one time.

Heidi Tullman and Ben Wolf’s Fame Retardant, 2011

Mike Stilkey’s Times of Uncertainty, 2011

Yagal Ozeri’s Untitled, Jacqueline in the Field, Oil on paper

Salustiano’s Isabelle, ($34,000)

Title Deed by An Te Liu

Kim Joon’s Bird Land – American Eagle, 2008

Nelson Lierner

Gregory Euclide

Michael Awad’s Laneway Graffiti, Toronto, 2011, Chromogenic print

Kris Kuksi

David Adey’s Flock, 2010

Nate Frizzell

Jen Stark

Jen Stark

Jen Stark


Dean Project

Gina Phillips

PULSE LA’s website

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