February 21, 2019
Los Angeles Modern Auctions (LAMA) held another record-breaking auction of fine art on February 17, 2019. Important works of art by artists surpassed expectations and set new records, including a painting by Kenneth Noland soaring to $550,000, a sculpture by Fred Eversley realizing $281,250, and Ed Ruscha print bringing $168,750. The auction was among the company’s best results to date with the lots selling 166% over the expected auction values with average lot prices hitting $22,670 per item.
October 3, 2018
LAMA sets new world auction records on September 30, 2018 Modern Art and Design auction. Along with several new world auction records for Mary Corse, Ed Ruscha, Carole Feuerman, and Andy Warhol, LAMA achieved the highest sale total in company history with $5.17 million in sales achieving 125% over the low estimate.
August 2, 2018
Los Angeles Modern Auctions announced this week the list of highlights that will headline their fall auction held on September 30, 2018. Each of the top featured works will be fresh to the market and have been sourced from various local estates and important collections. The auction, LAMA’s largest of the 2018 year, will feature over 380 works with a pre-auction estimate of $3.5-$5.1 million.
May 22, 2018
Los Angeles Modern Auctions (LAMA) is pleased to announce the female artists offered in the auction on Sunday, June 10, 2018. The auction represents a snapshot of the current collecting trends of Modern and Contemporary fine art and design. Especially timely are several works by traditionally underrepresented female makers: Works by Vija Celmins, Ruth Asawa, Helen Pashgian, and Mary Corse are highlights of the auction and illustrate the impressive impact women have had on the art world over the last 60 years.
March 14, 2018
Los Angeles Modern Auctions (LAMA) announces an important early painting by Vija Celmins will headline the June 10, 2018 Modern Art and Design Auction.
February 27, 2018
Los Angeles Modern Auctions (LAMA) set a new world auction record for a painting by Frederick Hammersley on Sunday, February 25, 2018, after the artist’s 1967-68 oil on canvas, aptly named “Home run,” soared to sell for $200,000.
December 6, 2017
LOS ANGELES, CA- Los Angeles Modern Auctions (LAMA), the premier auction house on the West Coast for Modern and Contemporary Art & Design, is pleased to announce the date of its Winter auction: Sunday, February 25, 2018 at 12pm (PST).
October 30, 2017
Los Angeles Modern Auctions (LAMA) celebrated its 25th Anniversary Auction on Sunday with strong results in the October 22, 2017 Modern Art & Design Auction, proving once again that LAMA, and Los Angeles as a whole, is a global art marketplace.