LAMA Current Events

Photography Wrap-Up

October 12, 2009

After two weeks of intense shooting, we finally wrapped. It looks like we are going to feature over 400 lots! Here are a few shots I thought you might enjoy. But don’t worry there’s more where this came from.

Lights, Camera, LAMA!

September 29, 2009

Today marks the second day of photography. Mario, the photographer, has carefully set up the LAMA warehouse into a full set, equipped with white paper, lighting, and a powerful camera.  Chairs and side tables have been flying on and off set. My favorite chair of the shoot yesterday was the “Valet” Chair by Hans Wegner. […]

LAMA goes to San Francisco

September 25, 2009

Peter made the trek up to San Francisco this weekend to respresent LAMA in the San Francisco 20th Century Modernism Show & Sale. Take a look at our booth! A wall of beautiful Picasso ceramics, tapestries by Vasarely and Calder, and a unique writing desk by Diego Giacometti make the space inviting and pure modern.

LAMA is seeking an INTERN for the FALL

September 16, 2009

Los Angeles Modern Auctions Fall 2009 Internship Requirements: Interested in art, architecture, design, and is willing to write blog content related to these items Understands social networking sites and has the ability to market through these outlets Obtains the ability to complete a project from start to finish Has proficient communication skills Can manage deadlines, […]

California Happenings

August 25, 2009

More recently Peter taped a segment for the Antiques Roadshow in San Jose, CA. Where he saw a lot of great modern design items walking through the door. Tune into your local PBS Station next year to see all the cool stuff. After scoping the scene in San Jose, Peter scored guest passes from Leslie […]

Summer Vacation

August 25, 2009

After a long summer break the blog is back! Shannon and Peter visited family in Ireland for a short vacation earlier in the summer, and couldn’t help but hunt for modern design, even on vacation. Ireland isn’t exactly known as a hotbed for modern production, but of course Peter and Shannon were able to find […]

JUST IN: Peter is at the Antiques Roadshow

August 14, 2009

Peter just left this morning for San Jose, CA to appear on the Antiques Roadshow! We are so excited to see what he finds… Stay tuned for updates and photos.


July 17, 2009

Things at LAMA have not slowed down since the June 7th sale. We are recieving new material for the Fall sale everyday. Make sure if you are interested in consigning that you send an email to Shannon,, and include images and descriptions of the items by JULY 31ST, 2009. You can also call 323-904-1950 […]