The July 30 – August 9 Modern Art & Design Timed Online Only Auction exclusively accommodates participation using LAMA’s remote bidding platform: bid.lamodern.com. PREVIEW Due to Covid-19 safety measures, previewing is accommodated by appointment only. Preview appointments are available 9am to 5pm on Friday, July 31st and Monday, August 3rd through Friday, August 7th. To […]
A true craftsman in every sense of the word, Sam Maloof created furniture with a soul. His pieces straddle function and beauty, always bearing the intrinsic quality of the human touch. Maloof’s 1973 rocking chair, featured in our upcoming July 30-August 9 Modern Art & Design Timed Online Only Auction, is no exception.
Through her fearless approach to material and process, Kiki Smith has contributed a body of work that spans four decades, pushing the boundaries of the social, sexual and political aspects of human nature.
There are few artists who can transform something as ordinary and familiar as a gas station into a symbol of the American landscape. Ruscha’s Ghost Station, 2011, is the artist’s most recent iteration of the Standard Station motif. Here we are presented with a colorless echo of what came before it; the embossed picture is outlined to expose a now familiar image and reaffirms the mutable status of what has become a touchstone for Ruscha for nearly five decades.
Born from the partnership of Ed Ruscha and master printer Ed Hamilton, Hamilton Press has been printing artist editions from Venice, CA, since 1990, emerging as an influential conduit of printmaking in Los Angeles and contemporary art at large. “Ed Hamilton had a hand in printing with almost all of the big artists coming out of L.A. from the ‘60s onwards,” explains LAMA Specialist Clo Pazera…
The May 3-10, 2020 Online Only Auction is a timed auction that exclusively accommodates participating in LAMA’s remote bidding platform.
Four Cakes (from Recent Etchings I) (1979), which we are proud to present in our upcoming 2020 Modern Art & Design Auction, not only depicts Wayne Thiebaud’s most recognizable iconography, but demonstrates his commitment to rigorous experimentation. This work stands as a quintessential model of Thiebaud’s most critical artistic inquiries, both in its content and its form.