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Opening Ceremony

| February 22, 2012 | Parties National

THE PARTY The premieres of both the L.A. Art Show: Modern & Contemporary and the Los Angeles Fine Art Show: Historic & Traditional, hosted by David Arquette THE PLAYERS James Franco, Angus T. Jones, C.S. Lee, Brandon Boyd, Brandi Glanville, Dave Grohl, Jim O’Heir, Moby, Lisa Edelstein, Megyn Price THE HIGHLIGHTS Art enthusiasts wandered the spacious Los Angeles Convention Center halls, reveling in unique works from more than 100 galleries. Where else would you find a 15-foot-tall, cherry red fortune cookie sculpture by artist Brian Zheng? Spotted: James Franco, who made the event a family affair, admiring artwork at the Japanese-focused Verne Collection gallery founded by his grandmother, Mitzie Verne, and currently owned by his uncle, Michael Verne. Photos by Allison Starcher and Fleur de Lys Photography


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