LAMA Announces Spring 2012 Auction

February 28, 2012

For Immediate Release
January 31, 2012

May 6, 2012 Modern Art & Design Auction

LOS ANGELES, CA – Los Angeles Modern Auctions (LAMA), the fastest growing auction house in the modern and contemporary art world, is pleased to announce the date for its next auction: Sunday, May 6, 2012, 12 p.m. (PST).

This auction will include Modern Fine Art by top-tier 20th century artists such as:

Andy Warhol
David Hockney
Tom Wesselmann
Robert Rauschenberg
Diane Arbus
Ed Ruscha
Saul Steinberg
Karel Appel
William Wegman
Louise Nevelson
Claes Oldenburg
John Baldessari

As Los Angeles’ premier auction house for both Modern Art and Design, this auction will also feature a selection of iconic works by California artists, designers, and craftspeople. Due to the attention generated by Pacific Standard Time, important works by California artists have recently surfaced on the market. California highlights include a R.M. Schindler custom desk designed for the Armon House from 1946, a pair of Greta Grossman “Cobra” lamps, and a Richard Neutra prototype table lamp from the family’s collection for sale for the first time.

Peter Loughrey, Director of LAMA:
“People are looking for alternative investments.  At LAMA we offer the satisfaction of owning a beautiful piece of art or design with the investment potential as added value. A buyer of any means will find fresh, original material by important modern and contemporary artists at our auctions.”

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The May 6, 2012 Modern Art & Design Auction will be held at the LAMA showroom: 16145 Hart St. Van Nuys, CA 91406 and will start at 12 p.m. (PST).
Auction Preview: April 28th – May 5th; open daily 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Auction catalogues available April 11, 2012
Preview lots online April 17, 2012

Los Angeles Modern Auctions (LAMA), Los Angeles’ premier Modern Art auction house, is the leading auction house dedicated to selling 20th century Modern Art, Design and Furniture. Auctions are held at the LAMA showroom: 16145 Hart St. Van Nuys, CA 91406.


Elizabeth Portanova, Media Contact

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