A key component of our March sale is a group of works by Vasa, Peter Alexander, Helen Pashgian, and De Wain Valentine, who were among among the most important figures from the California ‘Light and Space’ movement. The work of these artists was recognized globally in 2012 after the Getty’s Pacific Standard Time initiative, which revealed the wealth and diversity of the region’s art scene.
Hard Edge Redux Vasa Mihich has somehow always eluded me as to his proper place in the spectrum of California Art. I think that because he is Yugoslavian this fact made it difficult for me to include him with the other post-war artists working in California. In this sale, however, there is a piece that […]
“Crimson, Yellow and Green” (Tower) by Vasa Mihich, more commonly known as Vasa, is according to the artist the first piece he ever sold, which was quite meaningful to the artist as he said, “When I sold this piece it meant that I could eat.” After immigrating to the United States in 1960, ultimately moving to Los […]