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Peter’s Post-Auction Picks

October 15, 2015


One of the great things about life: there are always second chances. Maybe you were busy or distracted during LAMA’s October 11th Modern Art & Design Auction–a sweeping success energized by lively bidding that saw new record auction prices, and total sales of $4.1 million. But several important and highly collectible works by the greatest names in modern and contemporary art and design are still available for purchase. Peter Loughrey, LAMA’s director and curator of the auction, has chosen six pieces from this group to highlight, including lots by Tom Friedman, Christo, Annie Leibovitz, Alfredo Ramos Martinez, Chris Ferebee, and Russel Wright.

Hi Tom Friedman!

September 25, 2015

Lot 170 Tom Friedman Hi 2007

Drawing on a seemingly infinite reserve of patience, and a near obsessive concern with detail, multimedia artist Tom Friedman consistently conjures up miracles and majesty from the most mundane materials. Lot 170, (2007), is one of a series of large-scale collages executed in 2006 and 2007, for which Friedman painstakingly culled magazines for thematic images, layering and building them to a near epic narrative tableau. Los Angeles Modern Auctions is pleased to offer this astonishing collage at auction October 11.