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May 19, 2013 Modern Art & Design Auction

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20130221201149-vijacelmins-untitled-1964-lama
Untitled (Knife and Dish), 1964 Oil on Canvas 16" X 18" © Los Angeles Modern Auctions (LAMA)
20130221201359-bertoia-brooch-1
Brooch, c. 1950s 2.825" X 3.325" © Los Angeles Modern Auctions (LAMA)
20130221201502-ponti-vase
Le Mie Terre, c. 1929 Glazed Ceramic 9.375" High © Los Angeles Modern Auctions (LAMA)
20130221201721-233
Liz, 1965 Offset Lithograph in Colors Printed on White Paper Image: 21.75" X 21.75; Frame: 33" X 29" © Los Angeles Modern Auctions (LAMA)
May 19, 2013 Modern Art & Design Auction

16145 Hart Street
Van Nuys, CA 91406
May 19th, 2013 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

QUICK FACTS
EVENT TYPE:  
Other
WEBSITE:  
http://www.lamodern.com
NEIGHBORHOOD:  
san fernando valley
EMAIL:  
info@lamodern.com
PHONE:  
323-904-1950
TAGS:  
fine art, design, furniture, abstraction, pop art, California modern, modern design, modern art, photography, mixed-media, digital, installation, pop, realism, landscape, surrealism, abstract, figurative, modern, sculpture
COST:  
Free

DESCRIPTION

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.