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Pittsburgh, PA, United States
DoneSat, Nov 16, 2013 3:00 PM GMT
11/16/13 Modern/Contemp Art & Design Auction
Modern and Contemporary Art & Design Auction featuring property from the Estate of Erwin Kalla being sold to benefit Carnegie Mellon and Columbia Universities. Erwin Kalla (1935-2005) was an extremely interesting but under recognized Sculptor and Designer living in Shadyside. Erwin studied at Carnegie Mellon and Cranbrook Academy where he worked with legendary sculptor Carl Milles. Everything Erwin Kalla made, collected, and designed was informed by his singular vision. We are privileged to offer important examples of Erwin Kalla's sculpture, drawings, design objects, and furniture from his home in Shadyside. Additionally the auction includes design objects, African artifacts, and artwork by colleagues from his personal collection.