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20th Century Modern Design & Fine Art Auction: June 29, 2008, 12pm

June 10, 2008

20th Century Modern Design & Fine Art Auction: June 29, 2008, 12pm

Los Angeles, CA- Los Angeles Modern Auctions (LAMA), L.A.’s premier Modern Art & Design Auction House will hold its next auction Sunday, June 29that the PacificDesignCenter.

The June 29th auction will feature over 500 outstanding lots of paintings, prints, sculpture, furniture and other decorative objects from 1920 to the present.  This auction promises to showcase an extraordinary collection of work from the world’s most renowned Modern artists and architects.

This auction’s premier selections include:

  • Fine Art by Andy Warhol, Ed Ruscha, Ed Kienholz, and Sam Francis.  Ranging from $1,500 to $60,000
    • Warhol’s “Mao” print = $40,000-60,000
    • Ed Kienholz “H.I.D. 6” unique work = $8,000-10,000
    • Sam Francis “Pasadena Box” complete suite = $18,000-25,000
  • Large selection of Architectural Pottery and other Studio Ceramics from David Cressey, Rudy Autio, Peter Voulkos, Otto & Vivika Heino, and Beatrice Wood.   Ranging from $800 to $18,000.
    • David Cressey “Earthcells” planter = $5,000-7,000
    • Rudy Autio unique ceramic vessel = $16,000-18,000
  • Significant selection of Danish Modern furniture including Hans Wegner, Nanna Ditzel and Arne Jacobsen.  Ranging from $3,000 to $40,000
    • Hans Wegner “Hammock” chair = $10,000-15,000
    • Arne Jacobsen pair of “Egg” chairs = $6,000-8,000

Auction items may be previewed June 25th thru June 28th 10am-6pm. The auction begins 12pm on Sunday June 29th.   LAMA, to celebrate its 15th anniversary, will have 3 sales in 2008.  The February 2008 auction produced sales of $1.9 Million – a record for LAMA. LAMA produces full color catalogue illustrating each item of these and past auctions.  For more information please call or email Shannon Loughrey at (323) 904-1950 or Shannon@lamodern.com

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