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Saatchi Art’s The Other Art Fair Returns to Los Angeles This Spring With Guest Artist Mister Cartoon

February 5, 2019

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb. 05, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Saatchi Art’s The Other Art Fair, a leading international art fair championing emerging and independent artists, will return March 28-31 for its third edition in Los Angeles. Following the success of its last two Los Angeles fairs, The Other Art Fair will present its largest Los Angeles class to date, featuring 140 local and international emerging artists at The Magic Box at The Reef. Exhibiting artists will showcase an array of original and limited edition works, including painting, photography, sculpture, and more. Los Angeles graffiti and tattoo artist Mister Cartoon will serve as the fair’s guest artist with a special showcase created exclusively for The Other Art Fair.The Other Art Fair offers unparalleled direct access to the artists themselves, at an event where visitors can experience and discover emerging art in a non-intimidating and inspiring environment. Visitors can expect exclusive features, experiential programming, music and specialty food selections inspired by the City of Angels.“Our main goal is to support independent artists by providing a platform for new art collectors to begin their collections and seasoned collectors to discover the best up-and-coming artists in the early stages of their careers,” said Ryan Stanier, founder of The Other Art Fair. “This venue is one of the largest we’ve had so we’re excited to introduce new experiential programming inspired by Los Angeles - a vibrant hub for creatives.” The Other Art Fair is pleased to welcome Mister Cartoon as the guest artist for its Spring edition. Inspired by his youth and local street culture, Mister Cartoon began his career as a graffiti artist in Los Angeles before branching into murals, album covers, logos, and his signature tattoos. His richly detailed, hand-rendered designs have garnered him attention with brands such as Microsoft, Nike, Toyota and Vans, who have commissioned him for special projects, logo design and branding. His signature tattoo style is also a favorite among celebrities. Mister Cartoon has made appearances in art shows and galleries in London, Paris, and Tokyo, among others. Mister Cartoon will create a showcase onsite at the fair that will also include special edition merchandise available for purchase.The artists showcased at the fair are selected by a panel of influential art experts and tastemakers to ensure fair visitors have access to the most promising and talented emerging artists. This edition’s selection committee includes: Rebecca Wilson (Chief Curator, Saatchi Art), A. Moret (Editor in Chief and Curator, Installation Magazine), Souris Hong (Art Consultant), Shamim Momin (Senior Curator, Henry Art Gallery), Glenn Lawson (Owner, Lawson-Fenning), and Jennifer Lieu (Public Art Consultant).“The caliber of artists exhibiting at the fair improves with every edition and we’ve found that visitors find the experience of discovering new artists extremely exciting. We also have our team of curators on site to offer guidance and make this an effortless process,” said Rebecca Wilson, Chief Curator of Saatchi Art.To learn more about The Other Art Fair, visit http://la.theotherartfair.com/.

Purchase Tickets for The Other Art Fair Los Angeles HERE

Private ViewThursday, March 28th: 6pm-10pmTickets: $60 USD

General Entry:Friday, March 29th: 3pm-6pmFriday Late Evening, March 29th: 6pm-10pmSaturday, March 30th: 11am-8pmSunday, March 31st: 11am-6pm

General Tickets Prices:Adults: $15 advance purchase online | $18 at the doorStudents and Seniors: $13.50 advance purchase online | $15 at the door

For fair-related inquiries, please contact: Nicole Garton, Fair Director - nicole@theotherartfair.com For press inquiries, please contact: Mia Mendez, Director of PR – mia.mendez@saatchiart.com

About The Other Art FairThe Other Art Fair, a leading artist fair for discovering emerging artists, provides a platform for artists to present and sell their work directly to art buyers. Each fair presents more than 90 artists chosen by a selection committee of art experts, enabling both collectors and first-time buyers to buy directly from emerging artists. Since 2011, The Other Art Fair has hosted 32 fairs working with over 3,000 artists from more than 20 countries. Unlike “other” fairs, The Other Art Fair creates an accessible and open fair designed for visitors to enjoy an interactive and immersive experience. www.theotherartfair.com About Saatchi ArtLeading online art gallery Saatchi Art features one of the world’s largest selections of original art and helps people all over the world find art and artists they love. The online art gallery offers original paintings, drawings, sculptures and photographs by over 110,000 emerging artists from over 100 countries. Saatchi Art is redefining the experience of buying and selling art by providing art lovers with free art advisory services and an expertly curated selection of art, while giving artists a convenient and welcoming environment in which to exhibit and sell their work. To discover the world of Saatchi Art, please visit www.saatchiart.com. Saatchi Online, Inc., which operates Saatchi Art, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Leaf Group Ltd. (NYSE:LEAF).