la modern website

Paul Wonner, Bay Area Figurative Artist

September 23, 2011

In the 1950s and 60s, Paul Wonner (1920-2008), a participant in the Bay Area Figurative movement, produced colorful, ethereal paintings. After completing military service in Texas and working in New York, he found his home in California as he earned his master’s degree at UC Berkeley. It is here that he gained recognition for his […]

The Collection of Richard Dorso – Lots Online

September 22, 2011

418 lots of paintings, prints, sculpture, and objects from The Collection of Richard Dorso are available for viewing online.  The entire collection will be sold with NO RESERVE on October 9, 2011. Preview + Exhibit Collecting in Los Angeles 1945 – 1980 is NOW OPEN. Come by the LAMA Showroom: 16145 Hart St. Van Nuys, […]

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 […]

LAMA & YHBHS

September 6, 2011

12 days until Collecting in Los Angeles 1945 – 1980 officially opens. As part of Collecting in Los Angeles 1945 – 1980, LAMA has invited David John of the acclaimed art and interiors blog You Have Been Here Sometime (YHBHS) to create, design, and style a three-week interior showcase, the first of its kind, at the […]

I Like Happy Art

August 17, 2011

Save the date for the upcoming October 9, 2011 one-owner auction of The Collection of Richard Dorso.  Photography © Grant Mudford. Born in San Francisco in 1909, Richard Dorso bought his first piece of art when he was 21 years old.  A participant and witness of the explosion of the post World War II Los […]

Save the Neutra Kronish House!

July 28, 2011

The last remaining Neutra house in Beverly Hills could face demolition. The 1954 Richard Neutra-designed Kronish House is currently available on the market for $14 million, but according to the L.A. Conservancy the current “owner seeks to raze it even though there are no plans for a replacement project on the site.” The Conservancy has asked […]

June 26th Auction Catalogues are Here!

June 2, 2011

The June 26, 2011 Modern Art & Design Auction catalogues finally made it to our showroom! Over 450 lots of important 20th century paintings, prints, ceramics, furniture, lighting, and decorative objects all beautifully organized in one book. Get your copy today! ORDER HERE

BID AND FOLLOW ON THE LAMA APP