Buzzworthy: Donald Deskey Pool Table Lot 386

June 4, 2009

Today a few people showed interest in the Pool Table Lot 386 designed by Donald Deskey. In addition to the information in the catalog Peter has offered to include free delivery anywhere in the Continental  United States. This is kind of a big deal because the top is made from three 400 pound slate tops […]

“Let’s Be Reasonable” is my “Call Me Ishmael”

June 4, 2009

Today a long term client came in and commented how he liked Peter’s Forward in the catalog. We were all amused when he said he read the first line, shut the catalog and decided to come to the preview. He said we had him at “let’s be reasonable.” He continued by saying he is the […]

The White Gloves Came Out…

June 3, 2009

Today a potential bidder asked if they could see the Keith Haring, Statue of Liberty, Lot 236 out of the frame. Peter knew it was time to take out the white gloves. He carefully took the print out of the frame for examination. This is usually a good idea because prints, almost always, look better […]

Our New Van Nuys Gallery

June 3, 2009

Come check out our new auction space at 16145 Hart Street in Van Nuys, California!

Buzzworthy: Ralph Bacerra

June 3, 2009

Peter noticed today that the Glazed Art Piece by Ralph Bacerra, Lot 162, recieved a lot of attention. Not only were there several condition requests, but also Jo Lauria,  co-curator of the current Ackerman retrospective at the Mingei, remarked what a “great thrower Ralph Bacerra” was.  She also remarked that  the set of 6 Ralph Bacerra […]

LAMA meets technology

June 2, 2009

We are so excited to finally be a part of the blogosphere!