Los Angeles 2023
Timing5 days | April 19–23, 2023
SummaryDue to popular demand, ARTnews is returning to LA for another exciting trip. Join Sarah Douglas, Editor-in-Chief of ARTnews & Art in America, for an insider’s look at Los Angeles art—from internationally acclaimed museums like the Getty Center and the Broad to private collections and lesser-known galleries. See the studios, galleries, and private homes where art is created and stored while learning about the nuances that help collectors decide how to appraise and insure their collections. Examine the life cycle of contemporary masterpieces, with a behind-the-scenes visit to a fabrication studio and guided tours of the institutions that house these works. ARTnews invites you to meet with art historians, artists, curators, and art professionals for walking tours, gallery talks, and exclusive after-hours visits to some of LA’s most beloved sites and hidden gems.
- Learn about efforts to preserve, empower, and elevate minority voices in the LA art scene, including the Getty Center’s collaboration with the City of Los Angeles to preserve Black historical sites throughout the city.
- Explore the vibrant Los Angeles Arts District alongside an art historian and meet with local artists.
- Enjoy an after-hours tour and reception at The Broad, a private contemporary art museum, and learn about the challenges in establishing the first new major art museum in Los Angeles in almost 20 years.
- Join a local artist to tour a fabrication studio responsible for constructing large-scale installations, including Robert Therrian’s oversized table and dishes, on display at The Broad.
- Meet with an insurance broker to examine the considerations collectors face when insuring and appraising art, including a volatile economy and—particularly in Los Angeles—natural disasters (like earthquakes, landslides, and fires).
Wednesday, April 19 After-Hours Visit to the Broad
Thursday, April 20 Frederick Weisman, The Getty, and The Hammer
Friday, April 21 Grand Architecture
Saturday, April 22 LA's Arts District
Sunday, April 23 Departure
Sarah Douglas has been Editor-in-Chief of ARTnews since 2014, and in 2021, she also became Editor-in-Chief of Art in America magazine. An art journalist and editor since 1999, she served from 2021 to 2014 as Culture Editor at The New York Observer. In fall 2011, she launched the website GalleristNY, the visual art site of The New York Observer, which she oversees. She also contributes to The Art Newspaper’s daily art fair editions at Frieze, Art Basel, and Art Basel Miami Beach. Prior to The New York Observer, Douglas was a staff writer at Art+Auction, Modern Painters and Artinfo. com, which she helped to launch in spring 2005 as a key member of the site’s original editorial team. For four years she ran the U.S. editorial office of the London-based The Art Newspaper, and has contributed to T: The New York Times Style Magazine, New York magazine online, The Economist’s quarterly Intelligent Life and The National, among others. In 2013 Douglas was the recipient of ArtTable’s New Leadership award.
This posh four-star hotel is conveniently located on historic Bunker Hill in the heart of downtown Los Angeles. The 453-room, 17-story hotel offers distinctive, upscale service with modern luxury. Spacious rooms feature contemporary style and furnishings. Amenities include an outdoor heated pool, business center, 24-hour gym, spa services, and complimentary luxury sedan shuttle (within a 3-mile radius). The property offers three on-site dining options: an elegant farm-to-table Neo- Bistro restaurant and bar with a patio showcasing stunning views of the downtown Los Angeles skyline; an all-day chic café; and a breakfast coffee bar. Located across from the Museum of Contemporary Art, many iconic LA attractions are a short walk away, including the Walt Disney Concert Hall, Grand Central Market, The Broad Museum, and Angels Flight® Railway.