| Sep 19, 2012 |
Star-studded committee heads LA Antiques Art + Design Show
Boh staff
By Staff

The 17th annual Los Angeles Antiques, Art + Design Show announces its host committee for the Opening Night Party October 10, which includes leaders from the worlds of entertainment, culture, the arts and design. The list was announced by Wendy Kaplan, Department Head and Curator, LACMAs Decorative Arts and Design Council (DADC) and Oliver M. Furth, Chair, Decorative Arts and Design Council.

The committee includes: Debbie and Mark Attanasio, Colleen and Bradley Bell, Allison and Larry, Berg, Bianca Chen, Evgenia Citkowitz and Julian Sands, Ellen DeGeneres, and Portia de Rossi, Andrea Fiuczynski, James Franco, Ken Fulk, Steven Gambrel, Ric and Suzanne Kayne, Diane Keaton, Pearl Lam, Martyn Lawrence Bullard, Eliza Osborne, Alexander and Alison Palevsky, Suzanne and Frederic Rheinstein, Michael S. Smith, Rose Tarlow, Kelly Wearstler and Brad Korzen.

The list of participating exhibitors includes both returning and first-time vendors. Of the 60 participants, Daniel Stein Antiques Inc. and T. Reggiardo Antiques from San Francisco will be returning along with Los Angeles-based galleries Habite and Dragonette, among others.

For the first time in its rich history, the show will include contemporary art and 21st century design. Debuting presenters include Copenhagen’s Danish Silver, London-based Stephen Kalms, Atlanta-based Jon Eric Riis, New Hampshire’s

Antique American Wicker and world-renowned antiquarian Joel Chen of JF Chen of Los Angeles. Chen will also be honored by LACMA’s DADC with its Design Leadership Award during the Opening Night Party for his extraordinary contributions spanning four decades as a gallerist, impresario, and philanthropist.

Also new to the show this year is a sculptural venue entrance erected by Los Angeles-based design and architecture firm, Oyler Wu.

Tickets are now available for the Opening Night Party commencing with a Collectors Preview Hour beginning at 6 pm followed by the cocktail reception at 7 pm., featuring DJ Dublab.

*The complete committee includes:

Collectors Circle:

Debbie and Mark Attanasio

Off The Wall Antiques

Carole Gaba

Ric and Suzanne Kayne

Evans Y. Lam

Shau-Wai and Marie Lam Family Foundation

Lee Family

Michael S. Smith

David and Deborah Trainer

Margaret Weitzman

Designers Circle:

Abell Auction Company

Kim Alexandriuk

Andrea Michaelson Design

ATX and LA Mart

Gina Berschneider

Thomas Beeton

Blackman Cruz

Chip Bohl

Bonesteel Trout Hall

Mark Boone


Thomas Anthony Buckley

Chris Barrett Textiles


Cowtan & Tout

Jean de Merry and Christian D. Maroselli

Elizabeth Dinkel Design Associates, Inc.

Maurizio and Kathleen Almanza, ECCOLA

Lori Erenberg

Tania Ferris and Guy Hackbarth

Gina Furth

Oliver M. Furth

Galerie Half

John Geresi

Gary Gibson

Greg Lynn FORM

Gray Gallery


Sheldon Harte of Harte Brownlee & Associates

Johnson Hartig

Jeffrey Hitchcock

Judith Hoffman/Szalon


Molly Isaksen Sures

Jamie Bush & Co.

Janet Yonaty, Inc.

JF Chen

John J. Nelson Antiques

John Wooden Interiors

Keith H. McCoy & Associates

Ken Fulk Inc.

Kerry Joyce of Kerry Joyce Associates Inc.

Kevin Kolanowski

Thomas Lavin

Martyn Lawrence Bullard

Lois C. Esformes Interior Design Inc.

Lorraine Letendre

Levander Design - Melissa Levander

Joe Lucas and Parrish Chilcoat

Mary Luby Interior Design

Maxine Greenspan Design

Mary McDonald

Natasha Baradaran Interior Design

Nickey . Kehoe, Inc.

Matthew O'Dorisio

One Kings Lane

Opuzen Design

Lynda and Stewart Resnick

Richard Hallberg Interior Design

Richard Wright, Wright Auction

Robert Joyce Architecture & Landscape Design

Scott Roberts

Margaret Russell

Azadeh Shladovsky

Karen Smits

Lee Stanton

Lars Stensland Jr. and Kim Baer

Madeline Stuart

Tim Barber Ltd Architecture

Stephen Tomar and Stuart Lampert

Suzanne Tucker

VRAM Jewelry

Mark Weaver

Sean Yashar

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