Roy Lichtenstein

Peter’s Picks: Online Only Lots (Session One)

February 10, 2020

Here at LAMA we are constantly looking for new ways to engage our ever-growing audience. This past October we were thrilled to introduce our first-ever Online Only Auction…

Read more about Online Only highlights in advance of the February 16, 2020 Modern Art & Design Auction.

Peter’s Auction Pick of the Day: Pop Art

October 15, 2019

Peter’s Auction Pick of the Day: Pop Art

Just In: Sturtevant

September 24, 2019

Just In: Sturtevant ‘Study for Warhol’s Marilyn’

While often misunderstood during her lifetime, Elaine Sturtevant has become the subject of great critical affection over the past decade.

Read more about this Sturtevant “Just In” in advance of the October 20, 2019 Modern Art and Design Auction.

Just In: Leo Castelli 90th Birthday Portfolio

July 31, 2019

Just In: Leo Casteill 90th Birthday Portfolio

Considered one of the most influential figures in twentieth century art history, Leo Castelli is credited with bringing American minimalism and Pop art to Europe and convincing a wider audience of the movements’ value and significance.

Read more about this portfolio in advance of our October 20, 2019 Modern Art & Design auction

Artist Spotlight: Roy Lichtenstein

May 7, 2019

Artist Spotlight: Roy Lichtenstein

Lichtenstein began working in series and exploring “sustained themes” around 1946. Though Lichtenstein wouldn’t develop his signature iconography for another decade, his interest in “paraphrasing” common images began to flourish. The academically dominant Abstract Expressionists despised objective representation, labelling the grand figurative styles of the nineteenth century cheap and hackneyed. Lichtenstein, however, recognized that despite their lack of individuality, these art forms remained particularly abundant in the ‘lowbrow’ visuality of the everyday. He then sought to tease out the intersections of representation and abstraction that could imbue images with cultural salience.

Read more about Roy Lichtenstein in today’s Artist Spotlight for the May 19, 2019 Modern Art and Design Auction.

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

September 25, 2018

Read about the New York Pop art items slated for the September 30, 2018 Modern Art & Design Auction as written by director, Peter Loughrey. “I am very proud to be able to present such an unusually robust collection of New York Pop art. Pieces from Lichtenstein to Basquiat are part of my selection, offering a broad survey from nearly fifty years of the movement.”

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

October 19, 2017

Los Angeles Modern Auctions (LAMA)

We are excited to offer an outstanding selection of iconic works in this auction by a group of important New York artists that, quite literally, pop out among the others. Pop art never seems to go out of style, retaining its freshness and novelty to this day. This auction boasts a number of important works by American Pop artists, including art world favorites Roy Lichtenstein, Andy Warhol, Frank Stella, and Ellsworth Kelly, all of whom deployed highly impersonal iconographies taken from popular culture, including comics, advertisements, magazines, billboards, television, and political propaganda to express deeply personal themes.

Just In: Two Roy Lichtenstein Lithographs

November 8, 2016

Los Angeles Modern Auctions (LAMA)

Los Angeles Modern Auctions is delighted to present two innovative prints by a leading figure of Pop Art and one of the most recognizable artists of the 20th century, Roy Lichtenstein. These works will be available in our March 5, 2017 Modern Art & Design Auction. These vibrant lithographs, ‘Blonde’ and ‘Roads Collar’, come from the Brushstroke Figures Series. They were made as part of Lichtenstein’s first project with Graphicstudio, a workshop at The University of South Florida, Tampa which was renowned for its collaborations with artists like Robert Rauschenberg.