Art Events in Los Angeles

Opening: Julie Wearing Gallery Sale

December 10, 2010

LAMA’s very own Julie Wearing, you may know her by her lovely British accent, will be having a collaborative gallery sale of her own work at the Malibu Country Mart, which officially opens tomorrow, December 11th from 2 – 6pm. Julie Wearing was born and educated in England, where she majored in English and Art […]

Tom Marioni, Ed Ruscha and Beer

September 2, 2010

Last night we attended Tom Marioni’s on-going installation at the Hammer Museum, Drinking Beer with Friends is the Highest Form of Art (1970).  Rather than focusing on Object as art, Marioni probes Action (and its evidence) as art by bringing together specific music, furniture, lighting, people and general ambiance to create an environment he feels is […]

Gaetano Pesce Lecture and Exhibit Opening

July 8, 2010

“The future is the time of originals.” – Gaetano Pesce Last night marked the official debut of Gaetano Pesce: Pieces from a Larger Puzzle. Pesce himself flew over from Italy to lecture at the Hammer Museum, commenting on his previous works and noting his own perspectives on the future and humanity. Pesce began by blatantly […]

Gaetano Pesce Retrospective: Pieces From A Larger Puzzle

June 28, 2010

Throughout the years Los Angeles Modern Auctions (LAMA) has offered various works by Gaetano Pesce in many important modern auctions. It is therefore appropriate that LAMA is a co-sponsor in the upcoming “Pieces From A Larger Puzzle”, Gaetano Pesce’s first solo West coast exhibition. As co-curator of the upcoming retrospective of the architect-artist-designer Gaetano Pesce, Peter […]

LAMA at the Skirball Center: Jews on Vinyl

June 1, 2010

What do Bagels and Bongos, Israeli Disco Fever, and When You are in Love, The Whole World Is Jewish have in common? These are just a few of the vintage record albums featured in the exhibition Jews on Vinyl, on view at the Skirball Cultural Center from May 12 through September 5, 2010. Spanning the history of Jewish recorded music from the […]

LAMA at the Los Angeles Modernism Show

May 1, 2010

It’s official. Peter has surprised us again!  I must say the concrete and rebar, punk interpretations of the Le Corbusier Grand Confort Lounge Chair did receive an ample amount of attention last night. They look like they would be uncomfortable, but surprisingly they are quite nice! If you doubt me, you must stop by the […]

Los Angeles Modernism Show & Sale 2010

April 30, 2010

This weekend LA Modern will be back at the Santa Monica Airport Barker Hangar for the 2010 Los Angeles Modernism Show & Sale! This show is sure to promise a great assortment of 20th century offerings from exhibitors from the U.S. and Europe. Tonight is the opening gala, which will kick off the show, which […]

It’s Saturday and LA Modern is at the Los Angeles Antiques Show

April 24, 2010

Here are a few more pictures of the LA Modern booth. So many interesting people have stopped by!