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Santa Monica, CA, United States
DoneSun, Nov 7, 2010 1:00 AM GMT

Santa Monica Auction's "Double-Dip" Fall Sale

SANTA MONICA AUCTIONS presents a Special “Double Dip†Fall Auction in two sessions: SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2010 AT 6:00 PM - Evening sale of Blue Chip, Rare and Select Mid-Career Works. SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2010 AT 1:00PM – An Almost No-Reserve, In-Person Only Sale of Fine Art, Photography and Prints by both Known and Unknown Artists. SANTA MONICA AUCTIONS showcases mid-career and established artists of all mediums including painting, photography, sculpture, drawing, multiples and prints. The lot list for this sale is comprised of important works by Roy Lichtenstein, Nancy Rubins and the rare John Baldessari three-layer, five-color, hand-cut screenprint: Person with Guitar (Yellow), 2004 – edition of 45, printed by Gemini G.E.L. Highlighted is the deaccession of works from the Kim Light Collection spanning the last twenty years and key pieces from the Nestle USA Collection. Other standouts include a never before offered ink and watercolor drawing by Raymond Pettibon from the early 90s, Robert Doisneau’s signed, Gelatin Silver print: The Kiss (Le Baiser de L’Hotel de Ville) from 1950 and selections from the MOCA Photography Portfolio from artists such as Shirin Neshat and Keith Boadwee, curated by Cindy Sherman in an edition of 250. Independently owned and operated for 26 years, SANTA MONICA AUCTIONS presents unique pieces by local Southern California artists and international art celebrities alike. A keen eye for resilient and relative artworks, live-internet bidding with www.liveauctioneers.com and an electronic catalogue solidify its reputation as a buyer’s sale. Auction previews begin in October at Bergamot Station Arts Center in gallery spaces D5 and C2. Extended evening preview on Friday, November 5, 2010 until 9:00 PM. The continually updated online catalogue may be viewed at www.smauctions.com