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Exhibition Detail
May 19, 2013 Modern Art & Design Auction
16145 Hart Street
Van Nuys, CA 91406

May 19th, 2013 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Untitled (Knife and Dish), Vija CelminsVija Celmins, Untitled (Knife and Dish),
1964, Oil on canvas, 16" x 18"
© Los Angeles Modern Auctions (LAMA)
Brooch, Harry BertoiaHarry Bertoia, Brooch,
c. 1950s, 2.825" x 3.325"
© Los Angeles Modern Auctions (LAMA)
Le Mie Terre, Gio PontiGio Ponti, Le Mie Terre,
c. 1929, Glazed ceramic, 9.375" high
© Los Angeles Modern Auctions (LAMA)
Liz, Andy WarholAndy Warhol, Liz,
1965, Offset lithograph in colors printed on white paper, Image: 21.75" x 21.75; Frame: 33" x 29"
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The May 19, 2013 Modern Art & Design Auction will include a never before seen Vija Celmins painting from 1964, Untitled (Knife and Dish), which is being sold for the first time by its original owners.

Additional paintings of note include a Larry Rivers painting, White Camel (1980), a large canvas portraying one of his most iconic images, and a Billy Al Bengston painting from 1960, Untitled (Iris Series), acquired from Ferus Gallery by Betty Asher. Other Fine Art highlights include Andy Warhol’s Liz (1965), a David Hockney swimming pool lithograph (1978-80), and a selection of Hard Edge School paintings, which includes an early work by Karl Benjamin.

Design highlights include a selection of lighting by Serge Mouille, a George Nakashima custom table from 1963, a large offering of Walter Lamb designs, an “Ox” chair and ottoman by Hans Wegner, as well as ceramics by Peter Voulkos, Gertrud & Otto Natzler, and Malcolm Leland.

Auction Preview: May 6 - 18, 2013; open daily 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Auction Day: Sunday, May 19, 2013; 12 p.m.

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