Category Archives: LAMA Current Events
The May 19, 2013 auction broke world records for a work by Vija Celmins, the highest price achieved at auction for a work on canvas by the artist, and a work by Joe Goode, which set a new world auction record for any work by the artist.
LAMA achieved a new company record for total sales, realizing $3.46 million and selling 120% of the 469 lots by value. Sunday’s auction firmly establishes LAMA’s position as an international marketplace for Modern Art & Design.Continue Reading >> May 21, 2013
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An extensive archive for all things design, You Have Been Here Sometime is a compilation of conversations with designers and artisans. Paired with beautiful photographs, the website offers a fresh approach to design from the intelligent and discerning David John, interior designer of Disc Interiors.
YHBHS interviewed Dan Tolson about Serge Mouille, and Laure Joliet took photographs of the LAMA front gallery adorned with Serge Mouille lighting, Richard Artschwager furniture, and Karl Benjamin paintings. Continue reading for the full interview.Continue Reading >> May 14, 2013
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Peter Loughrey will be on Antiques Roadshow tonight – Seattle Hour 1 – and he will be live tweeting for the duration of the show.
Follow @LAModernAuction and @RoadshowPBS on Twitter to get Peter’s unique perspective and expertise. Live tweeting starts tonight at 7:45 p.m. (PST).
To see Peter in action and the modern marvel he is appraising, be sure to set your DVRs for the PBS Antiques Roadshow on Monday, May 13, 2013 (8 p.m. PST). Check out your local listings.Continue Reading >> May 13, 2013
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May 9, 2013
The May 19, 2013 Modern Art & Design Auction just went from 468 lots to 470 lots. The two lots that were just added are an Alexander Calder Brooch made for Connie Breuer, wife to architect Marcel Breuer, and an Andy Warhol print, Edward Kennedy. Continue reading for images and lot information.
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The much-talked about first edition of Paris Photo LA has not only brought in visitors from around the world to Los Angeles, but the opening last night also created a new energy around town. Photography in general has become increasingly more important in the art market with prices soaring for modern and contemporary works.
The upcoming May 19, 2013 Modern Art & Design Auction features 25 lots of photography, an indicator of the growing photography market. The offerings include works by Sean Scully, Cindy Sherman, Julius Shulman, Jock Sturges, Antoine Verglas, William Wegman, and Man Ray (among others). Highlights include a 1963 photograph by Ruth Bernahrd (Lot 70) and Rescue at Sea, PBY Bristol Gunner by Horace Bristol (Lot 64).Continue Reading >> April 26, 2013
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Pre-order the May 19, 2013 Modern Art & Design Auction Catalogue
Highlights in the Modern Art & Design Auction include paintings by Vija Celmins, Billy Al Bengston, and Karl Benjamin, as well as prints by Andy Warhol, David Hockney, Ed Ruscha, and John Baldessari. Design highlights include a selection of rare Serge Mouille lighting, Gio Ponti ceramics, a Richard Artschwager desk from 1957, a grouping of Nakashima designs, as well as ceramics by Glen Lukens, Peter Voulkos, Robert Arneson, and Ken Price.Continue Reading >> April 18, 2013
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It’s the book we’ve all been waiting for!
A Handbook of California Design, 1930–1965: Craftspeople, Designers, Manufacturers, a LACMA publication, documents the work of more than 140 of the most significant mid-twentieth century figures in California design. A companion to the acclaimed catalogue for the LACMA exhibition California Design, 1930–1965: “Living in a Modern Way,” this book contains extensive new research and dozens of rare photographs.
This is a must-have for any design collector. Read more to find out how you can receive a FREE copy.Continue Reading >> April 9, 2013
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