Due to the notification by the MTA Expo Light Rail Line of their plan to level the C Building to construct their Bergamot Light Rail Station, which currently houses SANTA MONICA AUCTIONS, ROBERT BERMAN GALLERY and TRACK 16, SANTA MONICA AUCTIONS will be presenting their final live, outdoor modern and contemporary public art auction at their C2 auction space where they have been holding their annual June auction going on 19 years.
SANTA MONICA AUCTIONS will hold its last live public art on Saturday June 9th starting at 6pm & Sunday, June 10th, 2012 starting at 1 PM, C2 Gallery at the Bergamot Station Arts Center in Santa Monica, CA.
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 works by Andy Warhol, Ed Kienholz, David Hockney, Raymond Pettibon, Pablo Picasso, just to mention a few.
Highlights of this auction include the seminal 1970?s silkscreen by Andy Warhol of Mick Jagger, signed by both. In the 70?s rock vein is the very rare complete set of 5 of the hand pulled four-color silkscreens by rock icon David Bowie. Also, never seen before at auction is the 1971 one color silkscreen by Ed Kienholz in the editon of only 11 of the recently exhibited Five Car Stud.
Independently owned and operated for 26 years, SANTA MONICA AUCTIONS presents unique and rare pieces by local Southern California artists as well as international art celebrities. SANTA MONICA AUCTIONS? keen eye for resilient and relative artworks, live-internet bidding with www.liveauctioneers.com and an electronic catalogue to accommodate last-minute consignments solidify its reputation as a buyer?s sale.