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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.

Los Angeles Modern Auctions (LAMA) Announces PST: LA/LA Exhibition Featuring Emerson Woelffer

August 15, 2017

Los Angeles Modern Auctions (LAMA)

Los Angeles Modern Auctions (LAMA) is thrilled to announce its participation in Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, as part of the Getty-led initiative celebrating the artistic and cultural relationship between Los Angeles and Latin America. The exhibit will feature works for sale as well as works on loan from The Otis College of Art & Design.

LAMA Announces The 25th Anniversary Auction

July 18, 2017

Los Angeles Modern Auctions (LAMA)

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 25th Anniversary Auction. This curated auction in October 2017 will commemorate the company’s landmark year, and will include many of the artists and designers for which LAMA is known.

LAMA Auction Finds Something For Everyone

May 23, 2017

The prices for Los Angeles artists were as hot as the temperatures during Los Angeles Modern Auctions’ (LAMA) May 21, 2017 Modern Art & Design Auction. Despite an unexpected regional blackout occurring mid-auction, LAMA posted strong results for local artists and designers Claire Falkenstein, Mary Corse, and Beatrice Wood. Paintings by Abstract Expressionists Paul Jenkins, Edward Dugmore, and Emerson Woelffer as well as notable design pieces by Pablo Picasso, George Nakashima, and Alvin Lustig all demonstrated the strength of LAMA as a global marketplace for art and design. LAMA’s total auction sales for the May 21, 2017 Modern Art & Design Auction realized $2.2 million, with a sell through rate of 77% of offered lots.

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