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LAMA Sets New World Auction Records in September 2018 Auction

October 3, 2018

Los Angeles Modern Auctions (LAMA)

LAMA sets new world auction records on September 30, 2018 Modern Art and Design auction. Along with several new world auction records for Mary Corse, Ed Ruscha, Carole Feuerman, and Andy Warhol, LAMA achieved the highest sale total in company history with $5.17 million in sales achieving 125% over the low estimate.

First time on the market: A diverse group of Modern and Contemporary treasures are offered at auction this Fall

August 2, 2018

Los Angeles Modern Auctions announced this week the list of highlights that will headline their fall auction held on September 30, 2018. Each of the top featured works will be fresh to the market and have been sourced from various local estates and important collections. The auction, LAMA’s largest of the 2018 year, will feature over 380 works with a pre-auction estimate of $3.5-$5.1 million.

Women Lead the Way: June 2018 auction lineup

May 22, 2018

Los Angeles Modern Auctions (LAMA) is pleased to announce the female artists offered in the auction on Sunday, June 10, 2018. The auction represents a snapshot of the current collecting trends of Modern and Contemporary fine art and design. Especially timely are several works by traditionally underrepresented female makers: Works by Vija Celmins, Ruth Asawa, Helen Pashgian, and Mary Corse are highlights of the auction and illustrate the impressive impact women have had on the art world over the last 60 years.

LAMA announces painting by Vija Celmins to headline the June 10, 2018 Auction

March 14, 2018

Los Angeles Modern Auctions (LAAM)

Los Angeles Modern Auctions (LAMA) announces an important early painting by Vija Celmins will headline the June 10, 2018 Modern Art and Design Auction.

LAMA Sets New World Auction Records by Hammersley, Ruscha, Twombly, and others.

February 27, 2018

Los Angeles Modern Auctions (LAMA)

Los Angeles Modern Auctions (LAMA) set a new world auction record for a painting by Frederick Hammersley on Sunday, February 25, 2018, after the artist’s 1967-68 oil on canvas, aptly named “Home run,” soared to sell for $200,000.

Los Angeles Modern Auctions Announces Date for Winter Auction

December 6, 2017

Los Angeles Modern Auctions

LOS ANGELES, CA- Los Angeles Modern Auctions (LAMA), the premier auction house on the West Coast for Modern and Contemporary Art & Design, is pleased to announce the date of its Winter auction: Sunday, February 25, 2018 at 12pm (PST).

After 25 Years, LAMA Continues to Grow

October 30, 2017

Los Angeles Modern Auctions (LAMA)

Los Angeles Modern Auctions (LAMA) celebrated its 25th Anniversary Auction on Sunday with strong results in the October 22, 2017 Modern Art & Design Auction, proving once again that LAMA, and Los Angeles as a whole, is a global art marketplace.

LAMA Announces Top Lots for its 25th Anniversary Auction

September 28, 2017

Los Angeles Modern Auctions (LAMA)

Los Angeles Modern Auctions (LAMA), the premier auction house of modern art and design on the West Coast, today announced the top lots from its fine art and design pieces as a part of its 25th anniversary auction.

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