Check out this post about the recent fervor surrounding works by Lalanne on From Rus With Love a blog written by Mayer Rus, the LA Times’ Design & Culture Editor.
Los Angeles Modern Auctions (LAMA) announces Francois-Xavier Lalanne Singes Attentifs SI & SII, sold for a record price of $199,062.50 (est. $100,000 – 125,000) and was the top lot in the May 23, 2010 Modern Art & Design Auction. For more on the monkeys check out Peter’s interview with the LATimes here!
Bringing together a selection of top quality material is a journey in itself, but actually seeing those items go up on the auction block for twenty seconds and find new homes is a whole other story. The May 23, 2010 Modern Art & Design auction brought together a large assortment of 20th century material, each […]
Peter gets wild and takes a look at the playful side of modernism! After a serious few weeks of planning and hosting the preview, I had a moment to walk around with a future client of LAMA. I say future, as this client is only 12. As kids often do, she was quick to point […]
Yesterday we were greeted with a large crate, which when we opened it, we were pleasantly surprised to see the Francois-Xavier Lalanne “Rhinoceros Bleu” executed 1981 that we have been anxiously expecting. This sculpture is numbered 83/150 on a plaque on the underside, the medium is blue enameled metal, and it measures 23.5 x 14 […]