Max Palevsky

LACMA Arts & Crafts

December 7, 2012

We are very proud to represent material from one of Los Angeles’ most renowned institutions, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA). A special group of 15 lots from LACMA features rare works from the American Arts & Crafts period, many of which were gifts from the late Max Palevsky. These lots are being sold to benefit future museum acquisitions. This is a rare opportunity to acquire a work from an internationally recognized museum whose provenance will always be admired.

Peter’s Auction Picks of the Day – The LACMA Collection at LAMA

October 3, 2012

Peter’s Auction Picks of the Day – The LACMA Collection at LAMA

Sunday’s auction marks a rare opportunity to acquire design and decorative arts from a major museum (with a majority of the items from the renowned local collector, Max Palevsky). Sixteen lots are being sold by the Los Angeles County Museum of Art to benefit future acquisitions. The majority of these lots fall into two categories: Pre-Modernism and Art Deco/Streamline Moderne.

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 […]

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 6th Modern Art & Design Auction in the New York Times

February 25, 2011

The March 6th Modern Art & Design Auction was mentioned today in the Art & Design Antiques section. Read the New York Times article here. Lot Information Lot 66 Italian Modern Glass Window Panels (4) Venini Murano Custom designed 1984 for Max Palevsky’s Malibu home Each panel 34″ x 19.5″ Estimate $10,000 – 20,000

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!

YHBHS focuses on Ettore Sottsass

February 7, 2011

With all the buzz on the custom designs by Ettore Sottsass from the Estate of Max Palevsky (all to be sold with no reserve on March 6th), You Have Been Here Sometime (YHBHS) has been beautifully compiling interesting vignettes on Ettore Sottsass and his design career. Check out YHBHS all week for more information on Ettore Sottsass and […]