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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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December 18, 2012
Los Angeles Modern Auctions’ (LAMA) 20th Anniversary season grossed over $5 million, the highest total in LAMA’s 20-year history. On Sunday, Part Two of LAMA’s 20th Anniversary Auction brought $2,044,381 with 79% of the 435 lots sold by value. In addition, LAMA sold 100% of the lots offered by two of the top consignors of the sale, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.
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418 lots of paintings, prints, sculpture, and objects from The Collection of Richard Dorso are available for viewing online. The entire collection will be sold with NO RESERVE on October 9, 2011. Preview + Exhibit Collecting in Los Angeles 1945 – 1980 is NOW OPEN. Come by the LAMA Showroom: 16145 Hart St. Van Nuys, CA 91406 to see all works from The Collection of …Continue Reading >> September 22, 2011
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Los Angeles Modern Auctions (LAMA) announces Francois-Xavier Lalanne Singes Attentifs SI & SII, sold for a record price of $199,062.50 (est. $100,000 – 125,000) and was the top lot in the May 23, 2010 Modern Art & Design Auction.
For more on the monkeys check out Peter’s interview with the LATimes here!
Continue Reading >> May 28, 2010
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Now that the sale is over, I got a chance to have a chat with Peter about his thoughts on the results of the May 23, 2010 Modern & Design Auction.
Peter: After a little hesitation this time last year, the market seems to be back in full swing, with many items bringing record prices. It appears certain that buyers are happier putting their money …Continue Reading >> May 27, 2010
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Bringing together a selection of top quality material is a journey in itself, but actually seeing those items go up on the auction block for twenty seconds and find new homes is a whole other story.
The May 23, 2010 Modern Art & Design auction brought together a large assortment of 20th century material, each with a distinction, but all sharing one common theme: MODERN. …Continue Reading >> May 24, 2010
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The auction (which is this Sunday at Noon) is quickly approaching and we are so excited to see all the important 20th century art and furniture go up on the auction block!
Recently, the auction has gotten great press coverage.
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Read about us online at KCRW.comContinue Reading >> May 21, 2010
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