September 19, 2016
Los Angeles Modern Auctions (LAMA) is pleased to announce an important collection of five works by leading abstract painter Sam Francis, which will go to auction on October 9, 2016. These remarkable works on paper belonged to one of the artist’s closest confidants. With an outstanding provenance and exhibition history, this is an extraordinary opportunity to collect some of Francis’s best pieces.
October 17, 2013
Today, Peter and Dan combine forces to spotlight several amazing lots from last Sunday’s Modern Art & Design Auction that are still available for purchase — all at amazing prices. These iconic works of art and design, from a beautiful Knoll lounge suite, to a masterpiece by Larry Rivers and a Sam Francis work on paper, span an incredibly diverse price range, and are sure to satisfy a variety of buyers.
October 5, 2012
Peter’s Auction Pick of the Day – Sam Francis on Top of the World
The year was 1956 and Time magazine deemed Sam Francis, an American of all creatures, to be “the hottest young painter in Paris.” Mainstream America’s ultimate arbiter of taste arrived at this puckish conclusion after the Museum of Modern Art highlighted the youthful creator in its “Twelve Americans” exhibit. During this peak moment, when Francis could do no artistic wrong, he created Untitled (SF56-003) (Lot 228), one of the star attractions in this Sunday’s auction.
November 25, 2009
During the past couple of days Peter and his crew have been hanging fine art all around the gallery, and they have now moved on to setting up the furniture. The front room is almost complete with George Nakashima shelves, a Sam Francis painting, Salvador Dali works, an Andy Warhol Xerox print, and a Jerome […]