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Peter’s Auction Pick of the Day: California Clay

October 7, 2016

Los Angeles Modern Auctions (LAMA)

Los Angeles was fertile ground for some of the greatest achievements of the American Studio Ceramic Movement between the 1940s and the 1970s. In the auction on Sunday, October 9th, LAMA offers a number of examples by the leading practitioners of the movement whose work served as a catalyst in re-shaping attitudes toward clay. From Peter Voulkos and Paul Soldner, to Stan Bitters and Gertrud & Otto Natzler, Peter Loughrey, director of LAMA, provides his expert insight on the state of clay, while curator Jo Lauria contextualizes these masters works and their lasting influence. Read on!

LA Modern Auctions Preview Day 1: Peter’s Picks

December 1, 2009

The day has come, the LA Modern gallery is now open to the general public for preview. Preview is open through Saturday December 5th, leading up to Auction Day, which is December 6th.   Today there was buzz around the Stan Bitters Ceramic Garden Table and Stool Set, Lot 238, probably because we rarely sell […]