Modern painting

Karl Benjamin Early Works

May 4, 2013

Once again, LAMA is proud to offer a selection of paintings from Southern California’s own Karl Benjamin, the Hard Edge painter who immersed his canvases in a dense vocabulary of color. Two of these paintings come from a family that shared a close relationship with Karl going back to his days as an elementary school teacher in the Chino Unified School District. Click to read more about how the consignor acquired these two early paintings from the artist (one originally bought for $200) and to see a picture taken in 1964 of one of the paintings in their home.

Peter’s Auction Pick of the Day: Opportune Investments in Abstract Painting

December 14, 2012

My pick today is a group of exceptional paintings with strong provenance and exhibition history by John Ferren, Leonard Edmondson, and Emil Bisttram, artists whom were wildly successful during their careers, yet neglected by art critics and historians in recent years. Click to read more about why this is the perfect moment to invest in the work of these artists.