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Artist Spotlight: Ron Davis

October 12, 2019

Artist Spotlight: Ron Davis

Read more about Ron Davis in advance of the October 20, 2019 Modern Art & Design Auction

Peter’s Auction Pick of the Day: GRAV and Its Influences

September 26, 2018

Los Angeles Modern Auctions (LAMA)

Peter Loughrey discusses the Paris based Groupe de Recherche d’Art Visuel (GRAV), founded in 1960 by François Morellet and Julio Le Parc, their history and influences in today’s “Peter’s Picks” blog post for the September 30, 2018 Modern Art & Design auction.

Peter’s Auction Pick of the Day: California Hard-Edge Art

September 24, 2018

Peter Loughrey takes over the blog to discuss his favorite items in the September 30, 2018 Modern Art & Design Auction. Read about the California Hard-Edge artists in today’s post.

Peter’s Auction Pick of the Day: New York Pop

February 21, 2018

Los Angeles Modern Auctions (LAMA)

Each auction at Los Angeles Modern Auctions has its knockout pieces, but Pop artworks in particular have a tendency to regularly stand out with their electrifying color palettes and playful imagery sourced from popular culture. Pop art has a way of remaining fresh and of-the-moment regardless of the era that inspired it — a fact that is continually demonstrated in the wake of each auction we host at LAMA.

Ronald Davis, “Illusionist” of Perspective

February 17, 2015

Lot 64, Ronald Davis, Double Sawtooth, 1970

California artist Ronald Davis explores geometric shapes and visual perspective using techniques and materials borrowed from the state’s aerospace and plastics industries. His colorful resin and fiberglass sculptures combine elements of minimalism and Pop art. Says the artist: “Illusion is my vehicle. Opticality is paramount.” For the first time Double Sawtooth (1970) and Notch Rectangle XIV (1971) go to auction, on March 1.