Perrotin announces new Los Angeles space.

Perrotin will open a new Los Angeles gallery during the city’s Frieze Week, with an inaugural solo exhibition by Izumi Kato. The exhibition, starting on February 28th, marks Kato’s debut on the West Coast.

Located in the historic Del Mar Theater at 5036 West Pico Boulevard, Perrotin Los Angeles will retain key architectural features from the building’s previous life as a performance venue, such as the marquee and lightboard signage. The gallery’s more modern design elements were created by Los Angeles–based architect Johnson Marklee.

“Los Angeles offers an extremely interesting and diverse cultural scene, with a unique network of artists, museums, collectors, and art lovers. Here, art is central to the city’s identity,” Emmanuel Perrotin said. “I am happy to settle on the West Coast with a very talented and experienced team in order to develop more projects by our artists and expand our reach in the United States.”

The opening of Perrotin Los Angeles expands the gallery’s global reach to eight locations, adding to openings in Dubai, Shanghai, and Tokyo over the last few years. Following Kato’s show, Perrotin will host the first solo show in Los Angeles by New York–based collective MSCHF.

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