Saturday, January 14th: 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Sunday, January 15th: 12:00 noon - 5:00 p.m.
The Helms Daylight Studio, located in the heart of the Helms Bakery District, will be the site for a two-day photography fair featuring sixteen internationally known dealers exhibiting 19th and 20th century European and American photography. Works by Ansel Adams, William Garnett, Nan Goldin, Peter Hujar, Hiromu Kira, Helen Levitt, Margrethe Mather, Eadweard Muybridge, Richard Misrach, LeRoy Robbins, Edward Steichen, Josef Sudek, Carleton Watkins, Weegee, Edward Weston, Brett Weston, Minor White, Garry Winogrand and Max Yavno in addition to historic and vernacular photographs will be for sale. Admission is $5.00 and open to the public.
Exhibitors include: Joseph Bellows Gallery, Contemporary Works/Vintage Works, Michael Dawson Gallery, Etherton Gallery, 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.
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 1pm to 3pm. 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.
Photograph above by Enrico Natali, Typesetting shop employee, ca. 1966, vintage gelatin silver print.