March 30, 2018
In honor of National Women’s History Month, Los Angeles Modern Auctions (LAMA) spotlights five stellar women artists whose potent work and individual practices celebrate womanhood and female autonomy, call into question responses to gender parity, and transcend traditional conceptions of gender identity to address broader issues surrounding diversity, inclusion, and tolerance for all humans.
February 25, 2015
LAMA is excited to be the first commercial auction house to partner with Artsy for the upcoming March 1, 2015 Modern Art & Design Auction. Together LAMA and Artsy are presenting 24 lots, which will be biddable via Artsy’s online technology. Peter Loughrey, founder and director of LAMA, has picked eight key lots to highlight having the City of Angels in common. These works in LA Connections demonstrate the importance of the art scene, and how so many were made in, around, about, or for Los Angeles. Read more on lots by Frank Stella, Alexander Calder, Charles and Ray Eames, Lucian Freud, Ed Ruscha, Andy Warhol, Jeff Koons, and Peter Alexander.
December 1, 2011
The preview for the December 11, 2011 Important Modern Art & Design auction has officially opened today! Come to the LAMA Showroom to see over 500 lots of exceptional modern fine art and design, including works by Andy Warhol, Ed Ruscha, John Baldessari, Arne Jacobsen, Verner Panton, Dan Johnson, Charles & Ray Eames, Philip Johnson, Robert […]
June 16, 2011
For a very brief time during the late 1940s, Charles & Ray Eames designed a group of children’s furniture. The set included a chair, stool, and table, produced with a new technique – molded plywood. Evans Products, who was already tasked by the Eames Office to produce molded plywood objects, was grappling with the inevitable […]
November 9, 2010
Just got our copy of The Story of Eames Furniture by Marilyn Neuhart and John Neuhart! The two-volume, 800 page book sheds light on the design process of the Eames Office and details the extraordinary impact the Eames Office had on the scope of modern design. This is a library staple. Get your copy here.
October 12, 2010
Eames vs. Borsani My two picks today are the Eames Sofa Compact (Lot 376) and the Borsani Lounge Chair (Lot 354). We happened to place these pieces near each other in the preview and I was struck with how well […]
October 8, 2010
After removing the Eames Contract Storage from its original home in Brentwood, CA, we have now put it back together in the LAMA Showroom lobby. From start to finish it took 7 hours to complete. Come by the preview (beings tomorrow, hours: 10am – 6pm) to get the full ECS experience. October 17, 2010 Modern […]