Ettore Sottsass

Peter’s Auction Pick of the Day: Designs at the End of the 20th Century

May 14, 2019

Maarten Baas, Clay Fan, executed 2007
May 19, 2019 Modern Art and Design Auction

Peter’s Auction Pick of the Day: Designs at the end of the 20th century

As a reaction to the Modernist demands of earlier decades, various design movements of the late 20th and early 21st centuries attempted to unify their craft with the formal qualities of sculpture in order to expose the passivity with which most viewers encountered their medium as well as to redefine their own role as authors of their work.

Read more of Peter’s Picks for the May 19, 2019 Modern Art and Design Auction

LAMA’s Largest Sale, Ever.

March 7, 2011

We broke many records in yesterday’s Modern Art & Design Auction. Highest grossing sale : $2,256,323 Highest sell through rate since 2005: 82% Fresh material from local estates with attractive estimates led to record attendance in the room, as well as on the phones, absentee and internet bidding. Custom designs by Ettore Sottass for the […]

Peter’s Auction Picks of the Day: March 5th

March 6, 2011

TWO TONS O’ FUN No, I’m not talking about that porn site for Chubby Chaser’s. I’m referring to the Ettore Sottsass marble console (Lot 55) from the estate of the late Max Palevsky. Palevsky, founder of Data Systems and Intel, befriended Sottsass after he designed an exhibition that Palevsky funded at the Israel Museum in […]

Palevsky and Byrnes on Art Market Views

March 3, 2011

If you don’t read Lindsay Pollock Art Market Views, you most definitely should. Pollock’s Art Market Views provides daily breaking news and analysis for readers seeking an insider’s perspective on the art industry. Check out the post on the Palevsky and Byrnes collections on Art Market Views.

March 6th Auction in the LA Times

March 1, 2011

Check out the latest story on the Ettore Sottsass designs from the Estate of Max Palevsky in the LA Times.

March 6, 2011 Auction Lots ONLINE NOW

February 18, 2011

Count down till the March 6, 2011 Modern Art & Design Auction: 16 days From Sottsass and Calder to Matta and Bertoia, the March 6th auction is full of fresh property from important estates. Go to the LAMA website to view all the lots with complete listings. To bid, please fill out the LAMA Bid […]

Wary Meyers and the Sottsass Superbox

February 14, 2011

All week You Have Been Here Sometime (YHBHS) is featuring guest posts from interior designers, writers, & artists about their thoughts on ETTORE SOTTSASS. Check out today’s post from Wary Meyers and their discussion on the Ettore Sottsass SUPERBOX. WARY MEYERS are artists & designers who reside in Portland Maine. When they’re not re-imagining the […]

Ettore Sottsass on California Home + Design

February 10, 2011

Check out the write up about the Ettore Sottsass custom designs for the Estate of Max Palevsky on the California Home + Design blog!