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Happy Birthday to Emerson Woelffer!

July 27, 2017

Los Angeles Modern Auctions

Los Angeles Modern Auctions (LAMA) is thrilled to announce participation in Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA. As part of the Getty led initiative, LAMA will present a selection of works by Emerson Woelffer from his time living and working in the Yucatán. Woelffer was born on this day in 1914 and in honor of his birthday, and to celebrate the forthcoming show, LAMA invites you to read further on one of Southern California’s most influential artists and educators.

Prismatic Painter Mary Corse

February 22, 2015

Lot 95, Mary Corse, Untitled (White, Black, Blue Double Arch), 2000

Light and Space artist Mary Corse developed her own methods of capturing fluctuating light, changing perspectives, and dynamic surfaces in paintings. She applied small glass beads, called “microspheres,” to paint before brushing the mixture onto prepped canvases, creating a prism-like effect. Corse explains: “… my paintings are not reflective! [… ] They create a prism that brings the surface into view. I like that because it brings the viewer into the light as well.” A dynamic example of one of her “prismatic” paintings goes to auction March 1.

John Baldessari, Top Pacific Standard Time Artist

September 19, 2011

Jori Finkel of the Los Angeles Times wrote a recent article outlining the top 20 artists that will be featured the most in Pacific Standard Time exhibitions. Top of the list: John Baldessari (whose work will be shown in 11 Pacific Standard Time exhibitions) LAMA is offering two John Baldessari phototext paintings for sale in […]

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