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Art October, 12 2010

Celebrating 50 Auctions Dedicated to Modern Art & Design at Los Angeles Modern Auctions

Celebrating 50 Auctions Dedicated to Modern Art & Design at Los Angeles Modern Auctions Curated reports that, “On October 17, 2010, Los Angeles Modern Auctions (LAMA) – L.A.’s premier auction house for vintage 20th Century Modern Art, Design and Furniture – celebrates its 50th Auction since opening in 1992. The sale, focused on 20th-Century Modern Art, Design and Furniture will include a strong selection of Fine Art, such as original works by Pablo Picasso, Ed Ruscha, Bernard Buffet, Niki de Saint Phalle, and John McLaughlin, as well as rare fine prints and multiples by David Hockney, Claude Lalanne, Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein.  Also, a collection of five Gertrud and Otto Natzler ceramics will trade hands for the first time since original purchase in the 1950s, one of which is a very large exhibition piece with the desirable volcanic glaze.”

Above is lot 76, a pair of “Easy Edges” lounge chairs by Frank O. Gehry. Design in 1972, the corrugated cardboard chairs are estimated to sell for $6,000-9,000.

More highlights from the upcoming auction at Curated.

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