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Just In: Joseph Cornell Sandbox

November 16, 2017

Los Angeles Modern Auctions (LAMA)

Many of Cornell’s works, such as ‘Untitled (Sandbox)’ from c. 1960, which will be offered in LAMA’s February 2018 Modern Art and Design Auction, were designed with the intention of being experienced by direct handling. This interaction was meant to produce variations on the vignettes that an individual assemblage had the potential to create.

Gordon Onslow Ford: Cosmic Landscapes

February 5, 2016

lot 77, gordon onslow ford,  dancing still

Gordon Onslow Ford was an artistic innovator, developing such techniques as “coulage,” believed to have influenced such artists as Robert Motherwell, Arshile Gorky, and Jackson Pollock. His desire “to bring wonder into the world” is achieved in luminous and frenetic cosmic landscapes as well as black-and-white investigations into pure and direct expression. This month, LAMA is delighted to present seven works by Onslow Ford spanning the 1940s through the 1990s, which will go to auction on February 21, 2016.

LA Modern Website Update: Featured Artists Page

November 5, 2009

The LA Modern website now has a Featured Artists tab which showcases the historical backgrounds of artists and designers and snapshots of their works that contribute to the importance of 20th Century modernism. Artists include: Claire Falkenstein, George Nakashima, Otto and Gertrud Natzler, Peter Voulkos, Hans Wegner, and many more. Also, in the coming days, […]

LA Modern December Auction Catalog is off to the printers!

November 2, 2009

It’s official, LA Modern is offering 469 lots of important modern furniture, sculpture, paintings, prints, and design in the upcoming December 6th Auction. The catalog is now in the hands of the printers, and we are anxiously waiting its completion. We have already started taking orders, so put your order in now! The catalog is […]