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Meet the Designer: Robert Brown

June 8, 2009

Right before the sale I got a chance to talk to Robert Brown, the designer of the Shibumi Table, Lot 348. Robert suggested that this table was his signature piece, being that it embodies his mantra to leave the viewer questioning his construction. At first glance, The Shibumi Table appears to be standing on only […]

THE SALE IS TODAY!

June 7, 2009

It’s what we’ve been waiting for, the suspense is over! The Spring 2009 Sale is here! Come to the  LAMA gallery (16145 Hart St. Van Nuys, CA 91406)! The sale starts at NOON. Over 580 lots of amazing items.

Conversation Pesce

June 6, 2009

In the middle of the hectic preview, I got a chance to snag James Robbins, LAMA’s Client Services Representative, to tell me what his favorite piece in the sale was. He quickly replied, “The ‘Donna’ Chair, of course!”. Luckily, I got to take a photo of him in his three piece suit and the chair. […]

Sneak Preview

June 6, 2009

Today is the last full day to preview, well, because the sale is TOMORROW! Lots of people are coming in, ooing and ahhing over the fantastic pieces in the sale.  You should come by and check out the items before you bid at our new gallery: 16145 Hart St. Van Nuys, California 91406

As seen in the Los Angeles Times

June 6, 2009

Check out an article about LAMA in the LA Times.

Cool California

June 5, 2009

Adam Blackman came into the preview today and thought that Lot 179, the Billy Haines Attributed Dinette Set, was very handsome and had a cool, low California look. He especially liked the original orange leather. Adam is co-owner of the famous Blackman-Cruz Gallery on Highland Avenue in Los Angeles.

Chair of the Moment

June 5, 2009

Today I asked Peter if there was any chair he was most excited about in  the sale. He led me to Lot 298, the Dan Johnson Rare Highback “Gazelle” Lounge Chair. This is a really rare example of Dan Johnson’s work because this chair has a high back and a low seat, uncommon in most […]

Hockney Correction

June 5, 2009

Even though it’s a little embarrassing, it’s still kind of cool that a representative from the David Hockney Office emailed us to notify that there are errors with our titles for the David Hockney prints Lots 31 and 32. Here are the correct titles for these lots in addition to another Hockney print, Lot 33 […]

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