|The First Art Newspaper on the Net
||Established in 1996
|| Monday, March 25, 2019
|LAMA announces the most important selection of California design ever offered in one auction|
Raymond Loewy, Avanti, Studebaker, 1963. Model 63R2 (Supercharged). Provenance: Raymond Loewy, Palm Springs; Dennis Boses, Los Angeles; Gene Watson , Washington DC; Private Collection, Los Angeles. Est: $60,000-80,000.
LOS ANGELES, CA.- Los Angeles Modern Auctions (LAMA) December 11, 2011 Important Modern Art & Design Auction will present the most important selection of California Design to ever be offered at auction. Examples include prototypes and personally commissioned,unique works each with strong provenance and rarity.
Highlights include exceptionally important examples from nearly every major movement of the 20th century:
1907: Greene & Greene linen press: The most significant cabinet ever offered at auction
1925: Armand-Albert Rateau dining chair: The lost and (previously thought destroyed) chair from the set now in the permanent collection of The Legion of Honor
1932: T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings "Sans Epoch" tables: Commissioned for Hilda Weber's landmark "Casa Encantada"
1945: Charles and Ray Eames: MoMA prototype chair produced prior to December 1945. The only such example of the couples' work ever offered for sale
1940's: Richard Neutra custom table and chair
1952: Charles and Ray Eames unique commissioned table and cabinet
1957: Gertrud and Otto Natzler monumental vase
1962: Raymond Loewy's personal Studebaker Avanti car
1965: Sam Maloof unique cabinet designed for Edward Fickett, F.A.I.A.
1978: Frank Gehry unique commissioned desk
1980's: Beatrice Wood monumental and unique ceramic tile table: from the artist's own collection
1990: Roy McMakin Domestic furniture
Peter Loughrey, Director of LAMA: This auction presents a very real opportunity to acquire a special piece that may never be offered again and will surely be coveted for ages to come. We at LAMA are very proud of this selection of California Design, not just because of the superb examples like the Greene & Greene cabinet or the Charles Eames MoMA prototype chair, but mostly we are proud that we are fast becoming the auction house of choice for rare and significant examples of Modernism.
November 11, 2011
Exhibition at Vienna's Albertina presents an extensive tribute to René Magritte
Robert Mapplethorpe's "Shoe" expected to bring $30,000+ to lead Heritage Auctions' sale
Sale of American paintings, drawings & sculpture announced at Sotheby's in New York
Exhibition of the history of video games opens in renovated gallery at the Grand Palais
Marlborough and Steinitz Gallery present unique, off-site installation: Le Cabinet de Curiosités
Modern and Contemporary art from an important private collection at Sotheby's Milan
Cranbrook Art Museum to reopen after two-year, $22 million restoration and expansion
Sotheby's London auction of fine Chinese ceramics and works of art brings £12.3 million
Erik Frydenborg opens second solo exhibition at Cherry and Martin in Los Angeles
After $70 million renovation, a transformed New-York Historical Society reopens to the public
Vignos Estate auction achieves over $3 million, Jasper Francis Cropsey sells for $660,000
Haunch of Venison New York presents "Castellani e Castellani" by Enrico Castellani
Technical, economic and structural possibilities of timber explored at the Pinakothek der Modern
Artist Jeanette Doyle performs a dematerialized act at The Warhol Museum
The Whitney Museum of American Art presents Sherrie Levine: Mayhem
Moscow Museum of Modern Art opens Ignacio Burgos retrospective exhibition
William Vareika to exhibit pair of rediscovered John La Farge paintings for the first time in 75 years
LAMA announces the most important selection of California design ever offered in one auction
With the stroke of a finger, drawing app Doodley races up the Apple App Store rankings list
Most Popular Last Seven Days
1.- Historic show marks 350 years of Rembrandt, the 'first Instagrammer'
2.- Kimbell Museum Acquires Cranach Masterpiece
3.- Exhibition presents the most outstanding works from the Princely Collections
4.- MIMA opens an immersive and playful exhibition called "DREAM BOX"
5.- First exhibition of its kind pairs classic cars and Postwar paintings
6.- New Bouguereau exhibition at Milwaukee Art Museum explores artist's popularity in Gilded Age America
7.- Superstar designer Karl Lagerfeld dies at the age of 85
8.- Paul Gauguin's artistic innovations installed in tropical setting reflecting their inspiration
9.- Major gift to The Met of Peter Doig's modern masterpiece Two Trees
10.- Monet - Reinventions of Impressionism in a new large-scale exhibition
Museums, Exhibits, Artists, Milestones, Digital Art, Architecture, Photography,
Photographers, Special Photos, Special Reports, Featured Stories, Auctions, Art Fairs,
Anecdotes, Art Quiz, Education, Mythology, 3D Images, Last Week, .
|Royalville Communications, Inc|
Tell a Friend
Dear User, please complete the form below in order to recommend the Artdaily newsletter to someone you know.
Please complete all fields marked *.