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https://lamodern.com/
16145 Hart St, Van Nuys, California 91406
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LAMA holds three auctions a year, plus occasional exhibits that are open to the public. For the casual buyer to the most dedicated collector, LAMA auctions offer quality, vetted modern material in every price range, including paintings, prints, furniture, and decorative objects. LAMA is source, and serves as a meeting point, for high quality works of art, practiced knowledge, and professional relationships in the realm of Modern Art & Design.
  • Oct 15, 2019

    In 1970, Ed Moses was to be featured in an exhibition at Mizuno Gallery. Having been told that he “could do anything in her gallery,” even “take the roof off,” Moses decided to do just that. For the first time venturing into the environmental inquiries of the Light and Space artists who surrounded him, Moses sought to create a “container ...

  • Oct 15, 2019

    One of the few women recognized as a Light and Space artist in the 1960s, Mary Corse developed a signature vocabulary for the exploration of perception and experience within her works. Fascinated by color theory from a young age, the artist sought to manipulate and improve on the medium-specific tactics of the preceding generation of modernist pain...

  • Oct 15, 2019

    On a surfing trip to Mexico in the 1950s, Ken Price became enamored with the folk pottery that populated Tijuana’s shops and vendor carts. Along with textural and geometric appeal, each piece bore inadvertent traces of its maker’s hand. By the early 1960s, Price had travelled to Japan and similarly was taken by the culture’s reverence for fin...

  • Oct 15, 2019

    Born in National City, California in 1931, John Baldessari would go on to become one of the most important artists of the Conceptual art movement. After receiving his bachelor’s degree from San Diego State College in 1953, Baldessari pursued post-graduate work at UC Berkeley, UCLA, the Otis Art Institute, and the Chouinard Art Institute. Upon ret...

  • Oct 15, 2019

    While often misunderstood during her lifetime, Elaine Sturtevant (most commonly referred to simply as Sturtevant) has become the subject of great critical affection over the past decade. In 2014, the Museum of Modern Art, New York organized “Sturtevant: Double Trouble,” the first American retrospective of her five decade-long career. Together w...

  • Oct 15, 2019

    Cited as one the most important figures in the genesis of feminist art, Judy Chicago has built a complex body of work that examines the gendering of both artistic and physical spaces. Spotlighting her vast contribution to the cultural elevation of female narratives however must not eclipse recognition of Chicago’s significant role in the canonica...

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  • Oct 22, 2021

    Halloween celebrates all things ghoulish, spooky, and odd, and auction houses are joining the fun. Auction Daily surveys the spookiest lots hitting the auction block this Halloween season. Andy Warhol, Little Electric Chair, 1964-65. Image from Larsen Art Auction. Larsen Art Auction - Andy Warhol Print For his Death and Disaster series, Andy Warhol...

  • Aug 28, 2020

    Jean-Michel Basquiat, Untitled, 1987. Colored pencil and charcoal on paper. Signed and dated in charcoal sheet verso. Composition/sheet: 42” x 29.5”. Estimate: $80,000-120,000. LOS ANGELES, CA.-Los Angeles Modern Auctions announced that its new, hybrid-format fall auction will take place October 18, 2020 with both timed and live bidding compon...

  • Jul 30, 2020

    Artist’s Hyperrealistic Drypoint Offered by Los Angeles Modern Auctions For Latvian-American artist Vija Celmins, the goal of art was never self-expression but rather the textures and physical qualities that can draw the viewer’s eye. “I try to use an image because it attracts you to the painting… but the painting is not a window. The paint...

  • Oct 9, 2019

    In 1970, Ed Moses was to be featured in an exhibition at Mizuno Gallery. Having been told that he “could do anything in her gallery,” even “take the roof off,” Moses decided to do just that. For the first time venturing into the environmental inquiries of the Light and Space artists who surrounded him, Moses sought to create a “container ...

  • Oct 8, 2019

    One of the few women recognized as a Light and Space artist in the 1960s, Mary Corse developed a signature vocabulary for the exploration of perception and experience within her works. Fascinated by color theory from a young age, the artist sought to manipulate and improve on the medium-specific tactics of the preceding generation of modernist pain...

  • Oct 6, 2019

    On a surfing trip to Mexico in the 1950s, Ken Price became enamored with the folk pottery that populated Tijuana’s shops and vendor carts. Along with textural and geometric appeal, each piece bore inadvertent traces of its maker’s hand. By the early 1960s, Price had travelled to Japan and similarly was taken by the culture’s reverence for fin...

  • Oct 3, 2019

    Born in National City, California in 1931, John Baldessari would go on to become one of the most important artists of the Conceptual art movement. After receiving his bachelor’s degree from San Diego State College in 1953, Baldessari pursued post-graduate work at UC Berkeley, UCLA, the Otis Art Institute, and the Chouinard Art Institute. Upon ret...

  • Sep 24, 2019

    While often misunderstood during her lifetime, Elaine Sturtevant (most commonly referred to simply as Sturtevant) has become the subject of great critical affection over the past decade. In 2014, the Museum of Modern Art, New York organized “Sturtevant: Double Trouble,” the first American retrospective of her five decade-long career. Together w...

  • Sep 23, 2019

    Cited as one the most important figures in the genesis of feminist art, Judy Chicago has built a complex body of work that examines the gendering of both artistic and physical spaces. Spotlighting her vast contribution to the cultural elevation of female narratives however must not eclipse recognition of Chicago’s significant role in the canonica...