Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
Santa Monica, CA, United States
DoneSun, May 31, 2009 7:00 PM GMT
Santa Monica Auction's 25th Anniversary Sale
SANTA MONICA AUCTIONS is holding itâ€™s 25th Anniversary Modern and Contemporary Art Auction on Sunday, May 31st, starting at 1pm at Bergamot Station Arts Center. Beginning in 1984, SM Auctions has been continuously offering important works for both the beginning art collector as well as the most sophisticated conniseur collector. Santa Monica Auctions feature the work of both mid-career and established artists of all mediums including modern and contemporary painting, photography, sculpture, drawing, multiples and prints. Last yearâ€™s sale was highlighted with unique works by Ed Ruscha, Banksy and Ed Moses. This yearâ€™s collection is shaping up to include amazing works by Art Luminaries such as Andy Warhol, Jasper Johns, and Roy Lichtenstein. Highlights from this sale also include important works by historically important beat artist Wallace Berman, famed street artist Chaz, unique pieces by Chris Burden, a vast collection of very early and rare Raymond Pettibon original drawings from the 1980â€™s-1990â€™s, prints by masters Henri Mattisse and Pablo Picasso, and contemporaries Bruce Nauman and Shepard Fairey.